Mobile giving for Haiti surpasses $500,000 in Canada!

Since the earthquake almost a month ago now, the popularity of texting donations in has increased dramatically. The Mobile Giving Foundation Canada announced that 100% of all donations made via mobile phones has surpassed the $500,000 mark!

Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry said “I would like to congratulate the Mobile Giving Foundation for its successful fundraising campaign for the Haiti Earthquake Relief fund. This innovative use of technology is a simple and convenient way for Canadians to open their hearts and show support for the people of Haiti.”

If you are still looking to show your support, here is a complete list of short codes to choose from:

The Canadian Red Cross Society: Text the words “REDCROSS”, “ROUGE”, “FLOW” or “ASTRAL” to 30333 to donate $5.
CARE Canada: Text the words “CARE” or “TOGETHER” to 45678 to donate $5.
Centre d’étude et de coopération internationale (CECI): Text the word “CECI” to 30333 to donate $5.
Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative: Text the words “QUAKE”, “HAITI” or “TEAM” to 20222 to donate $5.
International Development and Relief Foundation: Text the words “FOOD” or “IDRF” to 20222 to donate $5.
Plan Canada: Text the word “HAITI” to 30333 to donate $5.
Power to Change: Text the word “GAIN” to 45678 to donate $5.
The Salvation Army Canada: Text the word “HAITI” to 45678 to donate $5.
UNICEF Canada: Text the words “GIVE” or “DON” to 45678 to donate $5.
United Nations World Food Programme: Text the word “RELIEF” to 45678 to donate $5.
World Vision Canada: Text the words “WORLD”, “MONDE” or “AID” to 45678 to donate $5.

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