Help for Haiti

I will be updating this post with new info as I come across it. I haven’t yet found any search and rescue dog teams indicating they are heading to Haiti so if you hear something, please post in the comments.

How to donate:

Text message:

  • Text “YELE” to 501501 – Charges $5 to your phone and sends that $5 to earthquake relief in Haiti via Wyclef Jean’s Yele Haiti org
  • Text “HAITI” to 90999 – Charges $10 to your phone and sends that $10 to Red Cross for Haiti aid


  • American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C. 20013
  • US Fund for UNICEF, 125 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
  • Doctors Without Borders USA, P.O. Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5030
  • Partners In Health, P.O. Box 845578, Boston, MA 02284-5578


  • Donations to the International Response Fund – 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish)
  • Unicef – 1.800.FOR.KIDS (1.800.367.5437)
  • Doctors Without Borders – 1-888-392-0392


You can evaluate a charity by using Charity Navigator. There is a list of highly rated groups involved with Haiti relief at Charity Watch.

The WSPA says it’s heading to Haiti to treat injured animals.

USAID is responding to the disaster with personnel and 6 SAR dogs.

Discovery News has a piece on SAR dogs and handlers heading to Haiti from around the globe

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