**Please note:Please note that we are creating a list of services. We are not responsible for the use that each organization makes of the funds. It is up to you to assess each organization as you see most appropriate. Also, for fundraisers, it is your responsibility to confirm event details. Information regarding various groups is below.A devastating earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale struck Haiti on January 13th, in major urban centers, with multiple aftershocks. Hundreds are dead; government buildings have been destroyed.CELL PHONE CONTRIBUTIONS:Donate $10 for Red Cross earthquake relief efforts.Send a text message. Text your friends and let them know they can donate by mobile phone. Tell them to text "OXFAM" to 25383, and a $10 donation to Oxfam's Haiti relief efforts will automatically show up on their phone bill.*Donate $10 to be charged to your cell phone bill by texting "HAITI" to "90999." Source: White HouseText the word YELE to 501501 as a $5 donation to Wyclef Jean's charity, Yele HaitiONLINE CONTRIBUTIONS: (For descriptions of some of these see below).Doc-to-Dock (doctodock.org)Dwa Fanm (dwafanm.org)FOKAL (fokal.org)the Rural Haiti Project (ruralhaitiproject.org).SOB's (sobs.com/)Haiti Relief Center (haitilogistics.com) in SOHO,and IFCO (ifconews.org/node/723)http://www.fonkoze.org/http://www.lambifund.org/http://www.mercycorps.org/fundraising/ernestbarthelemyhttp://www.pih.org/home.htmlhttp://quixote.org/haitihttp://www.directrelief.org/www.msf.orghttp://www.haitiaction.net/About/HERF/HERF.htmlwww.redcross.orgwww.worldvision.orghttp://www.pih.org/where/Haiti/Haiti.htmlIF YOUR ARE A DOCTOR OR A NURSE:American Airlines is taking doctors and nurses to Haiti for free!! Please call 212-697-9767. Please confirm that this is still the case.EVENTS IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS:---Wednesday, January 20th at 8pmThe Brooklyn Bowl presentsA BENEFIT FOR THE RED CROSS HAITI FUND AND YELE HAITIRobert Randolph & the Family Band will be hosting a very special jam session to support the American Red Cross' ongoing efforts in Haiti. This special night of music, taking place on January 20th will bring the spirit of the many jam sessions Robert led at the Wetlands Preserve to the Brooklyn Bowl and will feature friends and special guests throughout the evening.All tickets are general admission. All TF fees (after CC processing) go to charity. $25.00 - $200.00The Brooklyn Bowl61 Wythe AvenueBrooklyn, NY(718) 963-3369---Friday, January 22nd at 7p.mThe Caribbean Cultural Center presentsI AM AYITI RELIEF FUNDRAISER AND BENEFITDJ Laylo on the 1s and 2sKalunga Neg MawonTiga Jean-Baptiste & T’ChakaJhon Clarke (formerly of Black Parents)Minimum Donation $10 but feel free to donate more!Caribbean Cultural Center408 W. 58th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)New York, NYT 212-307-7420 ext. 3008.---City Winery presents"4 NIGHTS/100K" CHALLENGECity Winery hosts 4 nights with the goal of raising $100,000 to help the victims of Haiti's catastrophic earthquake. 100% of proceeds from this benefit will be donated to Wyclef Jean's YELE to fund the Emergency Mobile Hospitals initiative administered by the U.N.----Night 1 at City Winery: Wednesday, January 20th:Patti Smith, Swell Season, Josh Ritter, John Wesley Harding.Felix Augustin, Haiti's Consul General in NY will join.---- Night 2 at City Winery: Thursday, January 21st:Lewis Black, Vernon Reid & Corey Glover of Living Colour, Rich Pagano & The Sugarcane Cups, Marshall Crenshaw, David Johansen.---- Night 3 at City Winery: Sunday, January 24th:Rosanne Cash, Madeleine Peyroux.---- Night 4 at City Winery: Monday, January 25th:15 Indie Artists TBA.City Winery155 Varick St. at Vandam(212) 608-0555MLK Weekend Fundraisers for Haiti: Please call to confirm details.----WED, January 27th: 6pm / $50STRENGTH THROUGH UNITYA BENEFIT FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE EARTHQUAKE IN HAITI100% of the proceeds will be split between Save The Children and Partners In Health.All performers will be playing abbreviated and stripped down sets. Scheduled to appear:JIMMY FALLONNew York State Senator DIANE SAVINOCOLD WAR KIDSTED LEOEUGENE MIRMANTHE WRENSSONDRE LERCHETODD BARRYPAT KIERNAN of NY 1AC NEWMAN of NEW PORNOGRAPHERS with RHETT MILLER of OLD 97s and NICOLE ATKINS as THE SEEKERS.HERE WE GO MAGICTHE WAHOO SKIFFLE CRAZIESEarly birds can come for free food courtesy of GREAT JONES CAFE, DUB PIES, and more.A special two hour edition of keyboard karaoke will be hosted by SARA SCHAEFER and JOE McGINTY in the front lounge from 11pm-1am.There is absolutely no guest list for this event.CONTACT: Jack McFaddenTalent Buyer/OwnerThe Bell House/Union Hall149 7th StreetBrooklyn, NY 11215Friday, February 5th at MidnightFriday, February 5 at 11:55pm.----"Mental "Blue" Notes" at Blue NoteSpirit says, "PROCEEDS FROM THE NIGHT'S CONCERT INCLUDING CD SALES WILL GO TOWARDS HAITI RELIEF FUND. WE WILL POST OUR DONATION AND NAME OF ORGANIZATION THAT FUNDS WERE DONATED TO.IN STRUGGLE AND FREEDOMSPIRIT".Event: Mental "Blue" Notes"new cd to be released spiritchild or mental notes or both TBA"What: ConcertStart Time: Friday, February 5 at 11:55pmEnd Time: Saturday, February 6 at 2:55amWhere: 131 West 3rd St, NY NY 10012---------------------------------------------------Saturday night (Jan 16th)1. House party uptown/Harlem379 w125 st (& morningside aka 9th Ave) Apt 3, Harlem, NYChttp://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/event.php?eid=2545038012...2. Fundraiser party @ Bar in Brooklyn 9pm-2am (good DJ's!)A musical thing to benefit IFCO/Haiti Reliefwww.ifconews.orgFeaturing your friends: DJ Asaf & DJ Slim HugSycamore1118 Cortelyou Rdwww.sycamorebrooklyn.com-------------------------------Sunday, January 17th:3. NYUORICAN Poets Cafe: Sové Ayiti: Benefit for victims of the HaitiEarthquakehttp://www.nuyorican.org/calendar.php?r=0&eid=415# Hosted by North of Division X# Featuring Ase Dance Theatre Collective, The Welfare Poets, Retumba,Sekonsa Jazz Duo, Division X, and more!# $20 suggested donation (sliding scale)# A fundraiser for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. All proceedswill be donated to Doctors without Borders and Yele Haiti.4. Impromptu Emergency Fundraiser for HAITIhttp://newyork.going.com/event-711744;Impromptu_Emergency_Fundraise...On Sunday, January 17th, 2010 Brooklyn’s musicians, artists, writers,activists, and caring citizens come together for an impromptu emergencyfundraiser dedicated to supplying aid to the people who need it most.$5 Very Suggested Donation at t ... he door.Raffles, auctions, performance, films,speakers, mass texting, activites and more@ CASTLEBRAID(114 Troutman Street between Central and Evergreen in BUSHWICK)---------------------------------Monday, MLK Day, January 18th5. "Music for Medicine"Monday Jan 18, 9:30p - 2amBrooklyn Lyceum - 227 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215R to Union StreetA benefit for Yele Haiti & Doctors without BordersSuggested donation - $15 - $25with 100% of all proceeds going towards recovery effortsWith-DJ Chela (Murda Mamis, Zulu Nation)DJ Oja (Sunchild Prod, Earthdriver.org)DJ LayloDJ MisbehaviourKongo (Haitian Roots Music)Jeremiah Hosea (earthdriver.org)Gabriella Callendar (Mohina Movement)Eli EfiBless RoxwellPresented by - Leftist Lounge New YorkCo-presented by - Earthdriver.org, 5th Element, Lyricist Lounge, Hip HopMedia Lab, Culture ClashIf you would like to participate or for more info contact -Vanessa Nisperos / 917.620.8197 (c) / vanessa.nisperos@gmail.comACCEPTING THE FOLLOWING DONATIONS IN NYC:SOBS Sounds of Brazil is also accepting donations www.sobs.comIFCO/Haiti Relief418 West 145th Street, New York NY 10031* Ace bandages, gauze pads, bandage & tape* Water purification tablets & Rehydration salts* antibiotic and antifungal (Mycology) creams* anti-allergy medication (i.e. Benadryl)* anti-parasite medication* Tylenol; children's tylenol* cold and cough medicine* diarrhea medication* eye drops* insect repellent* hydrogen peroxide* skin disinfectant sprayClothing and food drives at all United Way and Salvation Army.INFORMATION ON SEVERAL GROUPSDoctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization that provides aid in nearly 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe. MSF has already treated more than 1,000 people on the ground in Haiti following Tuesday's earthquake, but the needs are huge. Read more about their work at http://doctorswithoutborders. org/Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees (HWHR) was founded by Haitian women in 1992 to respond to the refugee crisis faced by Haitian immigrants in the U.S. and Guantanamo Bay. HWHR has worked to provide solidarity and relief to past humanitaritan crisis in Haiti, including past flood disaster relief for Haiti and the Dominican Republic, and provides cultural programs that include popular education and community organizing. HWHR, Lakou New York, and MUDHA Movement of Dominican Haitian Women are organizing an immediate delivery of first aid relief to the Dominican/Haitian border, to quickly reach affected areas. Donations are being accepted through Pastors for Peace at - http://www.ifconews.org/node/723Dwa Fanm (meaning "Women's Rights" in Creole) is a human rights organization started in 1999 by Haitian and American women who share a commitment to women's rights as well as to social and legal equality, justice, peace and democracy. Dwa Fanm has activated an emergency response in collaboration with the Brooklyn Tabernacle to send doctors, nurses and community health workers to bring medical assistance and supplies to areas in Haiti that have been hardest hit. www.dwafanm.org/Yéle Haiti is a grassroots movement that builds global awareness for Haiti while helping to transform the country through programs in education, sports, the arts and environment. Yéle’s community service programs include food distribution and mobilizing emergency relief. Yéle Haiti was founded by Grammy-Award winning musician, and humanitarian Wyclef Jean in 2005. www.yele.orgLeftist Lounge New York is a gathering of people who strive to build a powerful social movement. We organize events in which participants can learn about and support important causes. Our parties are celebrations of the victories of movements for justice, liberation, and self-determination around the globe. Leftist Lounge offers a sporadic party, giving space to the community to dance, eat, laugh, inspire each other, and to celebrate life, creation, and change. Join the movement. www.leftistlounge.comThe Healthcare Education Project is a joint effort of 1199 SEIU Healthcare Workers East and the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA). Together, the two organizations represent 300,000 nurses and caregivers and over 250 not-for-profit hospitals, nursing homes and home care providers. The Project's mission is to protect and expand access to quality, affordable healthcare for all New Yorkers. We advocate for health care improvements in New York State through education, advocacy, and coalition building.
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  • www.fonkoze.org is the largest micro finance organization in haiti which provides more than just loans to women. the website is full of up to date information on what is currently going on. i have worked with them and have been to many branches all throughout haiti, the pap branch gone now but if anything is going to get disbursed appropriately it will be through fonkoze.
  • Haiti a besoin de vous plus que jamais!!! Pour une liste de charites credibles et d'autres informations utiles visitez www.whitehouse.gov ou www. cnn.com/impactyourworld.
  • Excellent. Je viens de faire l'experience de YELE (voir message de Neena) et c'etait tres efficace et simple. Les 5$ vont sur la prochaine facture du telephone...
  • Quelle tragedie pour l'Haiti!
    Moi, j'ai donne a American Jewish World Service Emergency Relifef Fund for Haiti: www.ajws.org
  • Je donnerais avec plaisir !!!! J'ai visité cette merveilleuse île il y a quelques mois et j'en garde un souvenir ému.
  • Merci Neena. Super facon de donner.
  • Here are some more sent to us.

    Save the Children. Donate at savethechildren.org or make checks out to "Save the Children" and mail to: Save the Children Income Processing Department, 54 Wilton Road, Westport, Conn. 06880
    Friends of FOKAL . Go online to fokal-usa.org and donate

    UNICEF. Go online to unicefusa.org/haitiquake or call (800) 4UNICEF.

    Red Cross. Go online to redcross.org and click Donate, or call (800) REDCROSS.

    Direct Relief International. Donate online at directrelief.org.
    Mercy Corp. Go online to mercycorps.org or mail checks to Haiti Earthquake Fund, Dept. NR, PO Box 2669, Portland, Ore. 97208 or call (888) 256-1900
    Or use this link to make a donation at the RedCross:
  • Excellente initiative.
  • Bravo et merci Alessandra
  • I just received this as well... Once I have more info, I will post it to the calendar.

    FUNDRAISER IN NYC: for aid-relief towards Haiti next Friday, January 22nd@Caribbean Cultural Center/African Diaspora Institute 408 West 58th Street, New York, NY 10019 (212) 307-7420. Hour TBA. Once again 1888-407-4747 is the U.S. government number setup to help you reach your family in Haiti. Prayers are nice, but take a minu...te to think about how you can help. get involved. Every little bit helps.
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