Type "haiti donations" into Bing, Yahoo, Google and the number of hits is astoudning. (111,0000,000 and 7,310,000 and 11,900,000 hits respectively).
The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that American charities raise $774-Million for Haiti relief.
Among the results:
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- Catholic Medical Mission Board had raised $1.3-million in cash as of February 3. The organization has also received donations of medicines and medical supplies worth $10.6-million.
- Catholic Relief Services had secured $60.4-million in gifts and pledges as of February 17.
How about this one:
- Internews Network, a nonprofit group that promotes journalism abroad, received $200,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to help the news media in Haiti recover from the disaster and broadcast critical information about the relief efforts.
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