Dear Members -
We have all been moved by the tragic earthquake that hit Haiti last week. Often times, kids are more affected by these disasters than we know. Taking action and helping the victims empowers children in the face of a terrible and frightening event.
This Ripple Kid Alert is to provide you with some ways that you and your child can make a difference. Please share it with them and empower them to do so.
Thank you for supporting your Ripple Kids!
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Ripple Kids, INC.
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Donate Money (The Biggest Need):
The Red Cross
|The American Red Cross has been the nation's premier emergency response
organization. As part of a worldwide movement that offers neutral
humanitarian care to the victims of war, the American Red Cross
distinguishes itself by also aiding victims of devastating natural
ACT: Text 'Haiti' to 90999 and a $10 donation will be added to your phone bill.
More Info: www.redcross.org
Clinton Bush Haiti Fund
President Obama asked former Presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush to join forces to identify opportunities to support the Haitian people. They did so by establishing this fund and will partner with and support the efforts of reputable 501(c)(3) nongovernmental and nonprofit organizations.
More Info: http://clintonbushhaitifund.org/index.php
ACT: Text the word "QUAKE" to 20222 and a $10 donation will be added to your phone bill.
Ripple Kids Project Idea: Collect plastic bottles or cans, turn them in for a deposit and send the money to Haiti.
Drop off your jeans at any Aero store now through February 14th and the first 100,000 pairs will go to homeless teens in Haiti. Aéropostale has agreed to match the number of jeans going to Haiti, so with your help we can send 200,000 pairs of jeans to teens who need them. (dosomething.org)
More Info: Teens for Jeans
Ripple Kids Project Idea: Hold a jeans collection drive at your school or office
|Send a Card|
Messages of Hope for Haiti
Roots and Shoots, a youth service organization and a division of the Jane Goodall Institute is implementing card-writing campaign. Consider sending a note, letter, poem, inspirational quote, song or artwork that shows your support and thoughts for the people of Haiti.
Send your messages of hope to:
Messages of Hope-Roots & Shoots
181 White Street, White Hall, Room 029
Danbury, Ct 06810
More Info: www.rootsandshoots.org
Ripple Kids Project Idea: Ask your classmates, teammates or fellow club or church members make cards, collect them and send them in!