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Birmingham organizations collect donations for Haiti earthquake relief efforts

A young survivor the January 12 earthquake in Haiti finds refuge in a makeshift shelter.
A young survivor the January 12 earthquake in Haiti finds refuge in a makeshift shelter.
AP/Ricardo Arduengo

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck southern Haiti Tuesday, Jan. 12, devastating the the small, impoverished country. The death toll is estimated in the thousands.

These are just a few of the ways to send immediate relief in the wake of this disaster.

Send checks to
UAB Baptist Campus Ministries
1216 15th St. S Birmingham, AL 35205
Write “Haiti” or disaster relief” in the memo line.

Birmingham Baptist Association
750 Montclair Rd. Birmingham, AL 35213

The Catholic Diocese of Birmingham
P.O. Box 12047 Birmingham, AL 35202-2047
Write “Haiti Relief” in the memo section.

The Episcopal Diocese of Alabama   
Carpenter House
521 20th St. N. Birmingham, AL 35203
Write “Haiti Earthquake Relief in the memo line.

Deliver supplies to:
Annunciation Orthodox Church
5100 Cahaba Valley Rd. Birmingham, AL 35242
Non-perishables such as canned goods, bottled water, clothing, household supplies, baby supplies.

Other Ways to Give
American Red Cross
By mail - P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C. 20013
By phone - 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish)
Online -
Via text - "HAITI" to "90999" and a donation of $10 will be given to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts.

Add any amount to your grocery total and the money will be donated to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief and Development Fund.

Information on other organizations collecting donation for Haiti earthquake relief may be left in a comment.


  • Chris 5 years ago

    Thanks so much for writing this, for those wishes to give and those needing to receive.

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