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How to Contribute to Haiti Earthquake Relief from NYC

January 14, 2010

We’ll keep updating this list as we hear of efforts being organized around NYC. Please add anything we missed to the comments. Thanks!

Benefit events:

Places to donate:

Find out more:

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  1. January 15, 2010 6:08 pm


    The Freelancers Union is hosting a CrisisCamp Hackathon( ( tomorrow (Sat) at our office in Brooklyn NY.

    Please join us.


  2. Melissa Belleville permalink
    January 18, 2010 6:51 pm

    The University Glee Club will perform a benefit concert Thursday evening at 7:00 pm at the Brick Church on 91st and Park Avenue. The suggested donation is $25 and all proceeds will benefit the Presbyterian Church Disaster Relief Fund’s efforts in Haiti.

  3. January 19, 2010 1:34 pm

    Another option for Wednesday, January 20th

    Art For Heart, Support Haiti Relief Efforts
    At Sullivan Hall
    214 Sullivan Street
    New York, NY 10012

    Rugz D Bewler, The Threads, The Higher Concept, Paul Marz, Dave Noodlez, iLLspoKenN, Michel Aubertin, Matt Beilis, Top Dollar Raz

  4. Darlene Collins permalink
    January 19, 2010 9:43 pm

    The Bushwick School for Social Justice Parent Association has started the
    “Helping Hands for Hatiti Relief Project”

    The parents and students of the school will be making and collecting Care Packages for the people of Haiti.

    If you would like to donate a
    Care Package we are located at:

    The Bushwick School for Social Justice
    400 Irving Avenue Annex
    Brooklyn, NY 11237

    Drop off Care Packages with Ms. Collins
    or Mrs. Carrasco in room A163, from

    Donations will go to Charitable Organizations that assist the survivors of Haiti. All donations are appreciated.

  5. Darlene Collins permalink
    January 19, 2010 10:02 pm

    The Bushwick School for Social Justice
    have also started collecting Care Packages for the children of Haiti, from Monday- Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm.
    We are also asking for donations
    from the neighborhood stores in
    Bushwick Brooklyn for baby formula,
    non perishable food items, water, pampers, soap, shampoo, baby wipes,baby clothes etc…

    All donation are appreciated.

  6. katie keating permalink
    January 20, 2010 1:21 pm

    consider the long-term impact of your donations. The Ansara Family Fund is matching every dollar donated (up to $1 million) – using 25% of funds for immediate disaster relief AND 75% of funds over the next five years to aid in reconstruction and human rights issues. Donate now at

  7. January 21, 2010 2:39 pm

    Check out:

    Hip Hop for Haiti @ La Pregunta Arts Cafe

    Friday, Jan 22nd 6-midight
    $5+ suggested donation
    A red-hot and conscious lineup of local MCs, Haitian-American visual artists auction and show their work, and aid workers share their testimonials.

    1528 Amsterdam Ave (btw 135 and 136 St). Call 347.591.6387 for more info.

  8. January 26, 2010 9:16 pm

    Please add this event to your calendar listing:

    Young Professionals in Foreign Policy – New York Fundraiser to Support Medecins San Frontieres (MSF) Work in Haiti

    Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 7-10 pm

    The Tank – 354 West 44th Street (btwn 8th and 9th Avenue) – OPEN BAR

    Tickets will be $35 in advance (by donating on this site: and $40 at the door.

  9. February 7, 2010 12:30 am

    Praying for Haiti.

  10. February 16, 2010 5:56 pm

    Ah! I’m so glad this was poste| There have been a mass of different
    information out there, this dispells, puts to rest
    much of what I’ve read.

  11. February 19, 2010 12:42 pm

    “A Night Benefiting the Victims of

    Haiti’s Earthquake”

    up to 50% of all proceeds will be donated.

    Come out and enjoy a night of laughter and fun. You will fall out of

    your seat with laughter from the beginning to the end.

    Back by popular demand… The First Lady’s Last Supper

    performing at

    P.S. 241 Emma L. Johnston Elementary School


    976 President Street (between Franklin & Washington Aves.)

    Brooklyn NY.

    Tickets are on sale now,

    Visit our website

    call 917.834.6409 or 347.426.9353

    for more information

  12. Shanece permalink
    February 23, 2010 1:29 pm

    Haiti’s Relief Gospel Concert
    Saturday, February 27th at 7PM
    Messiah Baptist Church
    76 Warburton Ave.
    Yonkers, NY

    Free Admission with a Freewill offering

    Performances by: Gospel Eagles, Voices of Hope, The Soulonarie, The Royal Palms, Trinity Male Chorus, Bryan Ave. Tabernacle Baptist Church, and others

    “Support Messiah’s relief efforts in restarting lives. Let’s supply hope.”

  13. February 26, 2010 6:59 pm

    Louis Vuitton – Moet – Veronica Webb – Eli Wilner Collaborate to Help Haiti

    March 5th in NYC

    A Celebration of Haitian Art & Style cocktail and silent auction of Haitian Art
    to benefit:

    H.E.L.P. Haitian Education & Leadership Program
    501 (c) (3) non-profit providing aid to youth and operating in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, They are in great need of funding since the earthquake this past January.

    Friday, March 5th – 7-10pm
    Penthouse – The Cooper Square Hotel

    Master Framer Eli Wilner has generously framed ten paintings for the silent auction, and is pleased to offer a fine replica frame for each unframed artwork purchased through the event. Our guest may select any one of the ten styles shown on the ten framed works offered this evening and Eli Wilner will provide them the frame free of charge to benefit the Haitian relief effort.

    The usual retail price of a replica frame by Eli Wilner is:
    – Small size: $10 000
    – Medium size: $18 000
    – Large size: $28 000
    10% of the frames usual retail price has been added to the painting estimate price to set the price of starting bids.

    Ticket Price: $125
    All proceeds from the evening to go directly to the charities

    Live Music By: Alex Jacquemin and George Mel and DJ Greg Casseus
    Cocktails, Compliments of 10 Cane Rum
    Gift Bags by: Made with Love
    Replica Frames: Eli Wilner & Co

    View items up for bid:


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