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HAITI-GIVE (FOURTH UPDATE) Jan-19-2010 (410 words) With photos. xxxn

Catholic aid agencies accept donations for Haitian quake relief

By Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The following international aid agencies are working with partner agencies and local religious leaders in Haiti and are accepting donations for victims of the Jan. 12 earthquake.

-- Catholic Relief Services, the U.S. bishops' international relief and development agency, is accepting donations by phone at (800) 736-3467; online at www.crs.org; or by mail to CRS, P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21203-7090.

-- The Salesians are accepting donations by phone at (914) 633-8344; online at www.salesianmissions.org; or by mail to Salesian Disaster Relief, Salesian Missions, P.O. Box 30, New Rochelle, NY 10802-0030.

-- The Archdiocese of Miami, which has a large Haitian population, has set up a place to donate online at www.newmiamiarch.org.

-- Caritas Internationalis is accepting donations for Haiti at www.caritas.org.

-- Food for the Poor is also accepting donations at www.foodforthepoor.org.

-- Catholic Medical Mission Board is accepting monetary donations by mail to CMMB, 10 W. 17th St., New York, NY 10011; by phone at (800) 678-5659; or online at http://support.cmmb.org/Haiti. Medicines and medical supplies may be donated by calling CMMB's Kathy Tebbett at (212) 242 7757.

-- Jesuit Refugee Service is accepting donations at www.jrsusa.org; click on "Donate Now" box on right of page.

-- The Pontifical Mission Societies have established a long-term solidarity fund to help Haiti. Contributions may be directed to: Pontifical Mission Societies, Haitian Solidarity Fund, 70 W. 36th St., New York, NY 10018. Credit card donations can be made at www.onefamilyinmission.org.

-- The Vincentians have set up an online donation forum at www.cammonline.org.

-- Cross International Catholic Outreach is accepting donations online at www.crosscatholic.org/relief; by mail at 600 SW 3rd Street, Suite 2201, Pompano Beach, FL 33060; or by phone at (800) 391-8545.

-- Contributions for Haiti disaster relief and recovery can be made via the national Web site of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul at www.svdpusa.org, or by mail to: Haiti Earthquake, Society of St Vincent de Paul USA, 58 Progress Parkway, St Louis, MO 63043.

-- To help rebuild the church's structures and ministries in Haiti, checks or money orders payable to Collection for the Church in Latin America may be sent to: Help the Church in Haiti, USCCB Office of National Collections, 3211 Fourth Street NE, Washington, DC 20017. The Web site is www.usccb.org/nationalcollections/helphaiti/index.shtml.

-- The Federal Association of the Order of Malta, which operates a hospital, medical clinics and social service organizations in Haiti, is accepting donations at its Web site, www.orderofmalta-federal.org.

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