We are so saddened by the news of the earthquake in Haiti. This country, the poorest in the western hemisphere, has been struggling to get a firm footing. Now the ground has literally been pulled out from under their feet and survival is the immediate concern. As we have seen from the all the haunting images of the destruction and human suffering - water, food, medical care and sanitation are critical needs that will help the survivors and prevent the situation from deteriorating.We are helping by donating to CARE and so can you. Just go to: CARE.org and click on the Donate Now button.
They have been in Haiti since 1954, have a team of over 130 people there and are expert in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
We've been following updates on their website and on their fan page.
A number of our friends in the crafts/design field have worked with organizations in Haiti. We will be posting additional links to those organizations that will help with income generation as the immediate crisis subsides ...