Haiti: how to support
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Pain, struggle and suffering are as universal as aid, help and relief. If you are interested in supporting Haiti, below are several worthy causes:
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization that fights poverty.
unicef provides world-renowned help for children.
Medical Teams International is a Christian global health organization that works with grassroots organizations, churches and ministries to distribute and facilitate aid to people suffering from disaster.
American Jewish Worldwide Service is dedicated to alleviating hunger, poverty and disease.
Salvation Army provides food, clothing, shelter and spiritual support to those in disaster or need.
Mercy Corps provides humanitarian and economic assistance to places in need.
Catholic Relief Services is an agency working with emergency relief, AIDS/HIV relief, sanitation, micro-finance and other projects worldwide.
To find other causes, Charity Navigator is an excellent resource.
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