COLUMBIA — Several organizations have mobilized to send disaster relief teams and supplies to Chile after Saturday's 8.8-magnitude earthquake. If you want to donate, here are some organizations to consider:
- American Red Cross
- Direct Relief International
- Operation USA: Text “REBUILD” to 50555 to donate $10 to the Chile relief fund.
- OXFAM America
- World Vision International
- Habitat for Humanity: Donations will be used to address shelter solutions.
- Google Crisis Response: Use Google Checkout account to donate instantly to UNICEF and DirectRelief International.
The Mobile Giving Foundation has set up numbers to donate via text message. Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have waived text messaging fees for donations. To donate:
- Text “CHILE” to 25383 to donate on behalf of Habitat for Humanity
- Text “CHILE” to 20222 to donate on behalf of World Vision
- Text “CHILE” to 52000 on behalf of the Salvation Army
- Text “YOUTH” to 20222 to donate on behalf of UNICEF