UPDATE: Please Also see our post Help Haiti: Options for donating to the quake relief on the Battling For Health blog for more information. Another 5.9 magnitude aftershock hitting PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti yesterday morning .. and much more is needed to help Haiti recover from the quake that killed many people, and left many of the survivors without shelter, food or clean water. Please consider to donate, blog, retweet, share and forward this post to as many people as you can. // 1-8-0-0-H-A-R-T Donations to registered charities Canadians who wish to make donations to aid Haiti disaster victims may want to [More]
The following is now available on the CRA Web site: News Release Ottawa, Ontario, January 14, 2010… In the wake of an earthquake that devasted the country of Haiti earlier this week, the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State (Agriculture and Agri-Food), has a message for Canadians who plan to donate: be an informed donor. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is encouraging potential donors to go to www.cra.gc.ca/donors and consult the CRA’s charities listing to confirm a charity’s registered status. “Canadians have opened their hearts and their wallets in the wake of the terrible tragedy [More]