Thursday, January 21, 2010

How You Can Help Haiti...

As you all know there was a devasting, and determental earthquake in Haiti last week. Our sincerest condolences go out to the Haitian people and all those affected by this horrible disaster. An outpour of support from all over the world has stepped in to help the country try and get back on their feet. The companies we work for, Aldo and La Senza (Limited Brands) have done there part and have donated a substantial amount of money towards the aid of Haiti.

In times of destruction and despair, we can only look to each other for a helping hand. Please do your part to help support the suffering people of Haiti.

Here are loads of options for you and your friends to help out and be a part of the solution to help those in need

*Lady Gaga has created a fabulous tee to support the cause - they do ship to Quebec and Canada and ALL proceeds go to help Haiti - Purchase it

*The Red Cross is collecting donations - Donate here

*On Jan 22nd TVA is airing a Quebecor-sponsored benefit concert, which will also air on Radio-Canada, V, Télé-Québec, Musique Plus and MusiMax. This will be the same day George Clooney hosts a telethon on MTV (U.S. and Canada), CTV, MuchMusic, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, BET, the CW, HBO, VH1 and CMT.

*Doctors Without Borders operates clinics in Port au Prince and surrounding neighbourhoods. It has expertise in disaster relief. Donations in Canada and the U.S. are tax deductible. Donate

*Donate to Oxfam Quebec here:

*Astral Media's 92 Canadian radio stations, including Virgin Radio, CJAD, CHOM and Rock Détente, have set up a toll-free number starting today to support Red Cross efforts in Haiti. The number to call is: 1-800-418-1111

*Radio station Q92 turned its contest to win a vacation to a resort in the Bahamas into a fundraising effort, which asks entrants for a $10 donation to UNICEF. Click
here to enter

*The money wire service Western Union is waiving all fees to transfer money from Canada to Haiti for a period of seven days, as soon as its service has been re-established.

*Text Messgae Donations*

The Salvation Army in Canada: Text "HAITI" to 45678 to donate $5

Astral Media: Text "ASTRAL" to 45678 to donate $10

Plan Canada: Text "HAITI" to 30333 to donate $5

World Vision Canada: Text "WORLD" (in French, "MONDE") to 45678 to donate $5

Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative: Text "HAITI" to 20222 to donate $5 or text "QUAKE" to 20222 (to donate $5

UNICEF CANADA: Text "GIVE" (in French, "DON") to 45678 to donate $5

The Canadian Red Cross Society: Text "REDCROSS" to 30333 to donate $5

1 comment:

IsiahGoods said...

Better say nothing than nothing to the purpose. .........................................