8 Ways to Help the Victims of Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami

10 Ways to Help Japan, via My Yoga Online
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  • Save the Children is currently organizing efforts. Donations to its Children’s Emergency Fund will support outreach in Japan.
  • GlobalGiving.org has launched the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund. Monies gathered via this fund will be given to a host of relief organizations helping victims around the world.
  • Doctors Without Borders is sending out teams to the Iwate and Miyagi prefectures in Japan. To learn more or make a donation, visit Doctorswithoutborders.org.
  • Ways to Help Japan, via Huffington Post
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    “For any who have loved ones abroad, Google has stepped up to help. Along with a tsunami alert posted on its front page, Google has launched the Person Finder: 2011 Japan Earthquake to help connect people that may have been displaced due to the disaster. Google has also launched a crisis response page filled with local resources and emergency information.
    Judy Chang, head of PayPal’s nonprofit group, announced that transactional fees incurred by money transfers to US 501(c)(3) organizations (or charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency) between March 11 and April 10 will aid relief efforts in Japan.
    World Vision has announced global mobilization in response to tsunami warnings.”

    How you Can Help the Earthquake and Tsunami Victims in Japan, via TIME Newsfeed
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    ShelterBox: The U.K.-based organization, with 18 international affiliates, has launched an online fundraiser for the Japan relief effort. ShelterBox provides assistance to afflicted countries by delivering large utility boxes that contain a shelter and other emergency-relief tools. To give, go to your country’s page and click “Donate.”
    Convoy of Hope: This nonprofit focuses on disaster-relief efforts. Donate online or via phone by texting TSUNAMI to 50555 (you’ll be prompted to confirm with a follow-up text of YES).

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