Thursday, January 14, 2010

Haiti Fundraiser TONIGHT @ Cuban Revolution

CORRECTION: Cuban Revolution will donate $5 per person making a donation of $5 or more.

This just in: Cuban Revolution Restaurant in Durham will be MATCHING ALL DONATIONS collected tonight for Haiti at the weekly salsa party. This is a no cover party, 9 pm - 1 am, so all your money goes to fund earthquake relief.

Good excuse to come out and dance, and make your donation count a little extra. If you can't make it tonight, consider donating at one of the links below.


Links to donate:

1. Donate through Wyclef Jean's foundation, Yele Haiti. Text "Yele" to 501501 and $5 will be charged to your phone bill and given to relief projects through the organization.

2. The American Red Cross is pledging an initial $200,000 to assist communities impacted by this earthquake. They expect to provide immediate needs for food, water, temporary shelter, medical services and emotional support. They are accepting donations through their International Response Fund.

3. UNICEF has issued a statement that "Children are always the most vulnerable population in any natural disaster, and UNICEF is there for them." UNICEF requests donations for relief for children in Haiti via their Haiti Earthquake Fund. You can also call 1-800-4UNICEF.

Thanks to Eduardo at Paso for passing along this info.

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