The devastation in Haiti is simply beyond comprehension, but we can help with a simple text! By texting “HAITI” to “90999″, it’ll automatically donate $10 to Red Cross relief efforts and charge users’ cell phone bills.
Read more about it on the White House Blog.
You may have heard that texting money to Haiti, while easy it may take a while to arrive. This can be true, but is not true for the texting to the Red Cross. The Red Cross will commit the funds before they actually receive payment.
ft you text other outreach organizations, it is possible that they may need to wait until they receive the actual funds. This can take weeks because it depends on when you receive your phone bill and pay it.