Fellow Nudists: For those of you who desire to contribute to the relief efforts for the Haitian people so devastated by the recent earthquake, Castaways Travel has issued the following information:
“American Express Card Members, Castaways' parent company, Fox Travel American Express, is supporting these efforts via donation methods listed here.
If you are an American Express card holder, Cardmembers can redeem points or donate to your non-profit organization by logging onto www.americanexpress.com/give
Through this website you can make donations or redeem your membership rewards points to make contributions to any non profit organization listed on the USAID website in support of Haiti. Relief organizations have indicated that the best way you can help is to make a financial donation.
Earn valuable rewards points for each dollar you donate when you use an eligible, enrolled AmEx card.
As a company, American Express is donating $250,000 to assist the following organizations with their relief efforts: the American Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders, International Rescue Committee and the United Nations' Friends of the World Food program.
Fox Travel American Express”
Castaways also states that Haiti is a member of the Caribbean Tourism Organization that is funding many relief efforts for Haiti now. Since the situation on the ground is so perilous, donations of physical items (such as clothing, bedding, etc.) are discouraged. However, monetary donations are needed and can be sent to :
"Caribbean Tourism Organization Relief Fund" at:
80 Broad Street, 32nd Floor, New York, NY 10004, USA. Telephone: 212-635--9530 E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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