Monday, February 1, 2010

Donations for Haiti Now Exceed $528 Million

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently reported that Haiti donations have now topped $528 million. The report states that although Haiti giving has outpaced the responses to the 9/11 attacks and the Tsunami in Asia it is still behind the pace of hurricane Katrina giving.

It is also expected that while individual donations will now begin to slow down, donations from corporations will continue to come in and add to the totals.

Also noted, was that the American Red Cross has brought in $29 million through phone text donations. That amount is significant when comparing it to the $200,000 that was received via text in the 2008 hurricane season.

2 comments :

sheri said...

NY Times Sat.1/30 front page states
US suspends evacuation of criically
injured to Florida hospitals for lack of funds. Where is the $528
million donated going?

PS Massage said...

I'm so grateful for operation blessing. Please give even a small amount, whatever you can afford. It's not the amount you give but just even a little giving from each of us can help this desperate situation. Remember the woman in the bible that gave such a tiny amount, but she was commended because she gave it out of her need. God Bless ya all!