March 14, 2011
How To Help The Tsunami Victims Using The Web
The Japanese need our help more than ever after this devastating event. This event will change their lives for many, many years, and by helping even a little bit can make a significant difference.
Here are a few ways that you can use the web to help these victims:
Text to Donate:
The American Red Cross created a texting campagin to raise money for relief efforts. If you would to donate just text REDCROSS to 90999. Each text will provide $10 towards the Red Cross’s humanitarian efforts.
Donate via Facebook:
The Red Cross also has a campaign on Facebook to raise money for relief efforts. By clicking here you can login to your faecbook account and donate $10-$500 to help victims and their families.
Donate via Linkedin:
When logging into your Linkedin account you will see a link to click on to support Japan Earthquake Relief efforts via Red Cross. Once you click on the link you will be taken direct to the Red Cross site to donate to help.
Do you have a website, and would you like to help via your site?
If so all you need to do is embed a simple piece of code. You will need to place the “Hello Bar” on the top of your website. The service has been created to help the victims in Japan. When signing up you will want to use the invite code “helpjapan” and you will get the code that will be needed to embed into the hello bar to drive donations. For more information on this please click here.
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