Monday, February 08, 2010

Help Survivors of the Earthquake in Haiti - Charity Navigator

Millions have been affected by the quake in Haiti.You have seen photos of the devastation and destruction and you to want to help.

Unfortunately, there are a lot of scammers and criminals who are ready to benefit from your generosity. Fake charities soliciting donations are inevitable.You may receive spam messages or telephone calls, along with Web sites.

Learn what you can about a charity before giving any money. Make sure you’re helping those who need help, not criminals.

Charity Navigator is an excellent site for learning about charities. They have created a page especially for the Haiti earthquake. They show a list of legitimate charities that are helping in Haiti. Learn more about a charity and how it uses donations. Just click on the name of a charity.