After an 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan this morning, thousands of people are in need of assistance. Our hearts go out to the Japanese people. Here's how you can help Japan in this time of crisis. UNICEF's disaster relief program is giving aid to victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Visit their page to donate to the relief fund. Currently, UNICEF is monitoring the situation and has positioned staff and resources to help families.
The Red Cross has also begun to assist Japan. Shelters and other resource centers have been established to help the Japanese government respond to the disaster. In order to donate $10, text REDCROSS to 90999, or visit their website to make a different donation.
Global Giving is another great organization mobilizing an international response to the earthquake. Their Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund is distributing resources to other groups like the International Medical Corps and Save the Children.
You can make a difference in the lives of those affected by the earthquake. Donate today to help begin the recovery.