Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Victims in Haiti Need our Help

As you have all heard by now, yesterday, the country of Haiti was struck by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. According to many media outlets, yesterday’s quake was the most powerful to hit the Caribbean nation in 200 years. Thousands of Haitians are feared dead and millions of lives have been affected by this tragedy. The earthquake victims need our help and that’s why we are asking you to contribute in any way you can.

The International Committee of the Red Cross has joined the effort to help those devastated by this earthquake. To make a contribution, please click here.

Additionally, State House News Service is reporting that “Aid organizations, government officials and Haitian Americans will be gathering Wednesday evening to organize a local recovery effort. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Holy Cross Cathedral in Boston’s South End neighborhood.” Anyone interested in volunteering should plan on attending this meeting tonight.