Friday, January 15, 2010 | 9:10am
Want To Do More To Help Efforts In Haiti?
Here’s a list of options
Contrary to popular belief, I do have a heart and watching the aftermath of the earthquake play out on endless hours of CNN is quite a helpless feeling. I learned my lesson however from Hurricane Katrina.
So instead of watching being mesmerized by the horrific images brought to us by Anderson Cooper and the sensationalism of Dr. Sanjay Gupta I’m going to spend my team looking for ways to make a difference however small it is.
As a blogger, I believe in my voice but as a member of the Highbrid Nation our voice is collective. So over the weekend, I will be discussing with the staff a way for HIGHBRID NATION to band together and make a difference. If you have ideas please pass them on but most importantly get involved.
If you’re in the New York Area, today at 6PM Club/ Lounge Nocturnal will be hosting a Food & clothing drive starting at 6pm. Items needed include Clothes, underwear, toiletries, first aid kits, feminine products, toothpaste/brushes, batteries, flashlights, Canned beans, corn, fruits, veggies, rice, crackers, cookies and most importantly, WATER. This is a YELE co-signed event. Target Int’l Shipping on board to help get the collections down there. A special Haiti Relief T-Shirt will also be on sale for $25. ALL proceeds go to relief efforts.
Shout to Ontrack (the promoter) and Lyphe, Highbrid Nation since 2006 for the heads up
Here are some importantly links in addition to Yele Haiti that could help as well.
Doctors without Borders:
Catholic Relief Services: Catholic relief has an office there and it was unharmed
Direct Relief International
Information about donations
I will try to update this post as more events and outlets come to my attention. Please feel free to enlighten me.