How to help Haiti

BY ETHAN WILENSKY-LANFORD

Staff Writer

Gov. John Baldacci joined the American Red Cross in asking Mainers to donate money to support relief efforts in Haiti and channel any desire to volunteer into local action, rather than a trip to the impoverished Caribbean nation.

Since the Tuesday’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake that may have killed tens of thousands of people, hundreds here have called the Red Cross asking how to help. About a quarter have offered to travel to the country.

Here’s a link to the rest of How to help Haiti.

One response to “How to help Haiti

  1. Here’s a link to the Better Business Bureau’s landing page on giving to charities. They have suggestions and recommendations to avoid being scammed. Follow the link to a button specifically to giving in wake of the earthquake in Haiti.
    http://www.bbb.org/us/charity/

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