Much is being done via new technology and social networking. Information came out of Haiti minutes after the quake on Twitter and Facebook mainly because of cell phone capabililties. Now Americans can donate through their cell phones.
From myfox channel 5:
WASHINGTON – There are several organization that are responding to the urgent need to Haiti with mobile giving efforts allowing you to text to help.
The quickest way to provide monetary relief to those affected by the recent earthquake in Haiti is mobile giving. By texting a keyword to a designated short code via a mobile phone, a micro-donation of $5 or $10 can be made to aid the millions of people affected by this tragedy. 100% of your donation goes to the recipient charity, and the donation appears as a charge on your carrier bill, standard rates may apply.
Text the word “ Yele” to 501501 to donate $5
On behalf of the Yéle Foundation, the leading contributor to rebuilding Haiti founded by Wyclef Jean
Text the word “ Haiti” to 85944 to donate $5
On behalf of the Rescue Union Mission and MedCorp International
Text the word “ Haiti” to 25383 to donate $5
On behalf of the Internal Rescue Committee
Text the word “ Haiti” to 90999 to donate $10
On behalf of the Red Cross in the U.S.