Government Video is doing something different this week in its selection of Website of the Week. Government Video is listing seven websites that are accepting donations to support the relief effort for the Japanese and Pacific victims of the earthquake and tsunami. Those websites are:
American Red Cross: U.S. mobile phone users can text REDCROSS to 90999 to add $10 automatically to their phone bill. Or visit www.redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
International Medical Corps: Sending relief teams and supplies to the area. Call 1-800-481-4462, or visit internationalmedicalcorps.org.
Save the Children: The relief effort providing food, medical care and education to children is accepting donations through mobile phones by texting JAPAN to 20222 to donate $10. People also can call 1-800-728-3843 during business hours or visit www.savethechildren.org/japanquake to donate online.
Global Giving: The nonprofit that works through grass-roots efforts says Americans can text JAPAN to 50555 to give $10 through their phone bill. Or visit www.globalgiving.org/.
InterAction: The group is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations and lists many ways to help on its site, www.interaction.org.
Network for Good: The aggregator of charities has a list of programs and ways to donate to relief efforts. Visit www.networkforgood.org.
World Vision: The Christian humanitarian organization focuses on children, aiming to lessen the emotional and psychological damage that many children suffer during crises. To donate, visit www.worldvision.org.
Through those websites support can be provided to the organizations conducting earthquake and tsunami relief operations, for that reason they are Government Video’s Websites of the Week.
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