Wednesday, March 30, 2011

About Today: Help Japan Without Getting Scammed 3/16/11

From Jen Hubley, your About Today Editor
I've been glued to the news the past few days, watching coverage of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. It's so awful, it's hard to even find room in our heads for everything that's happened. But as usual, when tragedy strikes, so does the opportunity to show human nature at its best. Here's how you can help out.

Help Japan Without Getting Scammed 

The goal, of course, is to make sure that your hard-earned donations are going to the right place.
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Safe Ways to Help the Survivors 
This page has at least 12 safe ways to give to the survivors in Japan.
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A Donor's Guide to Global Emergencies 
These resources will help you figure out which organizations are helping in which ways, and donate safely.
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Helpful Websites for Japan Earthquake Information 
And these sites will help you stay up-to-date on all the news.

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