Topic: Mobile Giving Foundation
Texting a donation took off after the Haiti earthquake. But some question whether the phenomenon will last.
05/10/2010 04:52 pm
While $21 million in cellphone text-message donations poured into Haiti in the first 48 hours after the earthquake, only about $100,000 in total phone text donations have gone to Chile since the Feb. 27 earthquake.
03/03/2010 02:29 pm
Anyone wishing to donate to Chile earthquake relief efforts can now do so just by pressing a few buttons on his or her cellphone. After the Haiti earthquake in January, text donations totaled more than $40 million.
03/01/2010 09:43 am
Americans gave more aid to Haiti in the first four days than for any other disaster, including hurricane Katrina.
01/26/2010 01:50 pm
Charities including the American Red Cross and hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean's Yéle Haiti have raised millions of dollars for earthquake relief through texted donations.
01/14/2010 01:45 pm
Group's like Wyclef Jean's Yéle Haiti and the Red Cross are offering services in which you can donate $5 or $10 for Haiti relief efforts just by sending a text message from your cellphone. But watch out for scams.
01/13/2010 03:45 pm