You can help Japan after the diaster! You can easily donate $10 or more by donating online or sending a text message (from the U.S.A.) – just text to REDCROSS or 90999 to make $10 donation by text message. Here are the many organizations set up to help Japan and those affected during their time of need. Most of the donations are tax deductible as well.
- JAPAN RELIEF DONATIONS -
Save the Children: Emergency Relief for Japan Quake
Toll free: 800-728-3843
Text JAPAN or 20222 to donate to help Japan.
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent
Your gift will support the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS) disaster relief efforts to help those affected by the earthquake and tsunami. Funds will be utilized for the on-going provision of immediate relief and for eventual recovery support to the affected population.
The American Red Cross: Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Relief
Text REDCROSS or 90999 to make $10 donation by text message to help Japan.
A U.K. based organization that delivers shelter style boxes. Go to their site, choose your country, and start donating.
Toll free: 800-SAL-ARMY
Text QUAKE or 80888 to donate $10 to help Japan after their tsunami and earthquake.
International Medical Corps
Text MED or 80888 to donate $10
Doctors Without Borders
An international medical humanitarian organization working in more than 60 countries to give those in need some medical help and assistance.
Text JAPAN or 50555 to donate $10
Toll Free: 888-56-CHILD Text 4JAPAN to 20222 to donate $10
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
If you’re Canadian, you can learn how to help Japan by visiting this site
Send Socks to Japan
Here’s how to do this: jasonkelly.com/helpjapan/
Most of my information is America related because I’m an American living in Japan, but disaster relief needs world wide effort. If somebody you know is missing, or if you have information regarding a missing person from the Japan Tsunami and Earthquake, please visit FamilyLinks, or visit Google’s Person Finder, or if it’s a family member from abroad, contact your country’s embassy (such as the U.S. Embassy)
- ANIMAL RELIEF DONATIONS -
Animal Refuge Kansai
The charity is appealing for help for the animals in Japan made homeless by the Japan tsunami and earthquake. You can make a donation through PayPal.
Japan Cat Network
World Society for the Protection of Animals
WSPA is sending their own team of veterinarians to Japan.
You’ve probably seen the dramatic earthquake and tsunami videos and photos already, so thanks for taking the time to read this, and thanks for those who have donated to help Japan.