Jan 15, 2010

Help For Haiti: Link-up & Comment To Donate


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Yesterday, my friend Brittany shared with all of us about a great organization called Compassion International that specifically helps children in poorer parts of the world.

Today, bloggers all around the blogosphere are pledging to donate a certain amount to relief efforts in Haiti.  Together we really can make a difference in the lives of the people in Haiti.

I know all of us have heavy hearts right now for Haiti and are left wondering what we can do to help.  While we definitely can give monetarily what we are able to give, we also need to make a commitment to pray for the people of Haiti.

If you are giving monetarily to Haiti relief efforts and have written about it on your blog, please add a link to your post about it below.  For every link, my husband and I will donate $2 (up to $500) to Compassion International’s disaster relief fund.

For those without a blog, please leave a comment below sharing what you are doing to help (monetarily or through prayer).  Feel free to comment anonymously if you feel more comfortable with that.  For each comment I receive on this post letting me know how you are helping, we will donate an additional $2 to relief efforts through Compassion International.

In addition to commenting below with how you are helping, please visit the blogs linked below:

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  1. Thanks for your efforts.

  2. God bless you for doing this!

  3. Magnifelyn says:

    I donated $10 via text to Red Cross. My link included above (“Magnifelyn”), is where I blogged about it to increase awareness.

    Thank you for your generosity.

  4. Thanks Rachel your donation. We sent a check to Church World Service and will do more next month.

  5. elizabeth says:

    I am pending deployment with a federal disaster medical assistance team. Thank you all for your contributions and prayers!

  6. I admire you for doing this

  7. Heartland Hannah says:

    We donated to doctors without borders. My prayers are with the brave people of Haiti.

  8. Thanks for doing this! I’ve donated to Convoy of Hope which is an organization that feeds hungry people all over the world. Anyone can donate to them at http://www.convoyofhope.org and the donation will go for immediate help in Haiti. This is so great that so many people are pulling their resources together to help! Every little bit will make a difference in someone’s life!

  9. Thanks for all that you do!

  10. Thank you for your efforts!

  11. http://www.just1dollar4haiti.org/ is the website specifically for earthquake relief for the nonprofit Haiti Cheri Havest Life Ministries (www.haiticheri.org). They are an mission organization that partners with Haitian people to improve their quality of life (education, food, medical, etc). Any money donated now goes to earthquake relief. You can check out the website for a link to up-to-date info and correspondence from Haitian friends about the earthquake and effects, and you can make tax-deductible contributions securely online. You are right that every little bit helps- most Haitian people live on less per day than we can scrape out of the ashtray for a Coke in the drive-thru. Having done mission work in Haiti, I have seen first-hand the desolation of everyday life for the Haitian people. This epic disaster is truly heartbreaking, and the long-term consequences are beyond what I can even fathom. Thanks for posting, and thanks for your generosity.

  12. Thank you for doing this! My husband and I are discussing how we can give.
    .-= Alicia´s last blog ..Why Blog? =-.

  13. Thank You!! This shows that as much as you like to save you like to help people in need when they need the most help.

  14. Melissa Butler says:

    Donating through the Salvation Army. Thanks for doing this!

  15. Donated through text

  16. This is such a fantastic thing that all of these bloggers are doing. Thank you! We will be donating directly to the Red Cross.

  17. I have donated to the Red Cross, and I am taking advantage of some of the generous bloggers who are donating their money for my comment. Thank you for your generosity and for the opportunity for me to contribute in this small (but oh so important) way.

  18. thank you for your generous comment-fueled donations! i texted my donation and am visiting new blogs to increase the donation potential :)

  19. Thank you for doing this!

  20. Thank u

  21. Great what you are doing. I plan to donate to a
    local (Dallas area) group of medical workers who are going to Haiti to help. They are with the Forest Park Medical Center. One of the local DFW TV stations covered their plans to fly to Haiti to bring doctors, nurses, and supplies. I like to give to someone that I know will benefit the Haitian people directly.

  22. I am praying for those in Haiti, writing on blogs, and will donate to probably the red cross. Thank you for doing this!

  23. Carol Jean says:

    Thanks for being a part of this wonderful idea of internet help! Can we have an update..how is it going?
    What can we do to help support your site, guess I never thought about how you make a little bit of money off here, I for one have no idea if you get paid by someone just coming to your site or if I should print my coupons from your site…oh how else to help you earn money. If you are going to give $500.00 I want to help you earn it!

  24. Melinda Devany says:

    We are praying for the people of Haiti and leaving comments on blogs that donate to get over $13 worth sent to relief efforts.

  25. This is a great thing you are doing! It also lets us poor college students to find a way to contribute. :)

  26. Thank you for doing this! Our family is donating through Compassion International.

  27. thank you for doing this!

  28. Bless you for your kindness. We need more people like you to step up and help these desperate people.

  29. This is a wonder thing you’re doing, please keep up the good work.

  30. I am donating my Swagbuck points to the cause and commenting on generous blogs like yours. :)

  31. I’m praying for everyone in Haiti and their families. My family gave through the Red Cross and Swagbucks. Thank you for what you’re doing!

  32. Thank you for your gernerous spirit.

  33. Thank you for doing this!

  34. We made a donation to Compassion.

  35. We sponsor a child through WorldVision and we are sending a donation through them:) Thanks for donating for my comment!

  36. We have donated to the Red Cross as well as donated our Swagbucks to the Haiti Disaster Relief . Thank you for your generosity.

  37. Good for you!

  38. Bless you for doing this!

  39. thanks for doing this

  40. We are praying for the people of Haiti and will be giving at our
    local Publix. God Bless You!!!!!

  41. Gifts For One Gifts For All Too says:

    Thanks for doing your part to help Haitian earthquake victims.

    I’m giving $10 eCOUPONs to my online gift store Gifts For One Gifts For All (www.giftsforonegiftsforall.com) to those that have donated to organizations helping the Haitian earthquake victims. When the eCOUPON is redeemed, 10% of the purchase will also be donated to organizations helping Haiti. Read my blog for more details at http:/bit.ly/DONATE2HAITI on how you can receive your eCOUPON for donating.

    For bloggers raising awareness or making donations for comments or links made and you want to thank those that have contributed to your blog, contact me at info@giftsforonegiftsforall.com to a eCOUPON you can give those that have help you give.

    Don’t forget to contact me to receive your eCOUPON for doing your part to help Haitian earthquake victims.

  42. http://www.playworksgroup.com sent $200 to Compassion International yesterday. Praying for Haiti. Thanks for what you are doing.

  43. Bless you for doing this! Donated to Red Cross.

  44. leaving a comment so you can add to your donation! we are praying and donating financially wherever possible.

  45. bridgette says:

    Thanks for donating.

  46. My prayers are with the people of Haiti – God Bless.

  47. thank you. I will be sharing heartwarming stories that bring hope and a sense of togetherness and friendship for those who are lost and/or suffering; we all can be that friend, that someone who can make a difference, if only we look a little deeper, and dare to think a little greater… in loving memory of ga
    .-= 2RealEyes Hop3´s last blog ..Helping One Another =-.

  48. Kristen & Kailynn says:

    Thank YOU & God Bless!!! : )

  49. I am a nurse practitioner and I donated to Project Hope which will help fund the medical volunteers aboard the U.S. Naval Ship Comfort which will be a floating hospital for the injured Haitians. It will arrive in Haiti soon.

    Thank you for your contribution too!

  50. This is a wonderful thing!

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