If you are interested in helping the earthquake/tsunami victims of Japan via a donation; please read the details below!
1. Japanese Medical Association in America
JMSA has created a disaster relief fund to help the victims rebuild their hospitals and medical system in the areas that were hit the hardest. Your donations will be tax-deductible and will be sent to the appropriate hospitals or organizations which will be determined in the near future. The fund will direct 100% of your donation to disaster relief efforts and does not retain any administrative fee.
Alternatively, you can send a check to JMSA, 100 Park Avenue, Rm 1600, New York, NY 10017. Please indicate ‘Japan Disaster Relief Fund’ in the memo section of the check.
2. The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City – Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Fund
The fund will direct 100% of your donation to disaster relief efforts. The Mayor’s Fund does not retain an administrative fee.
3. Text-to-Donate for Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Relief Efforts
You can donate through one of the following organizations by simply sending a text message from your mobile phone (billed to your mobile phone bill). mGive, the agency working to collect and process donations on behalf of the following organizations, charges a fee (for RC, $.25 fee) per donation.
The American Red Cross: Text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10.
Convoy for Hope: Text TSUNAMI to 50555 to give $10.
GlobalGiving: Text JAPAN to 50555 to give $10.
World Relief Corp of National Association of Evangelicals: Text WAVE to 50555 to give $10.
When prompted, please remember to reply with YES to confirm your one-time, tax-deductible mobile donation. Also may text further STOP to avoid further text receiving and fee. This donation will appear on your next mobile phone bill. Message and Data Rates May Apply.
Up to date information about the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami may be found on the following websites.
Google Crisis Responses: 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami
NHK World (English)