Thousands have lost their lives and many are still missing after a massive earthquake and tsunami hit in Japan last week.  The dire situation is still not over as they are dealing with the aftermath.  One of the first things that come to mind in this situation is finding a way to help.  While most of us can’t go over there to help we can give to some of the people who are over there helping.  Of course we can help with our prayers, and there are some of the ways you can help financially:

The American Red Cross International Relief Fund is stationed in the affected areas. Text REDCROSS to 90999 from your cell phone to donate $10.00 to the Red Cross. Click here to donate.

The Salvation Army is currently providing emergency assistance to those in need. To contribute, text ‘JAPAN’ or ‘QUAKE’ to 80888 to make a $10 donation. Click here to donate.

Heart to Heart International:  This organization is also aiding in the relief efforts.  Only 2% of all donations are kept to cover overhead.  That means 98% of what you send to them will actually make it to the quake ravaged areas.

Another Easy Way To Help

Myself and several other bloggers are joining forces to raise money for the relief efforts in Japan.  For each comment left on this post I will personally give $.50/each – Up to $100.

That’s an easy way for you to help – Just leave a comment on this post:)  Also be sure to check out the other blogs participating!

A Thrifty Mom

“Cents”able Momma

Frugal Coupon Living

Groupon Girl

Penny Pinchin’ Mom

Moms Need to Know

Nicole’s Nickels

Passion for Savings

She Saved

Surviving the Stores

If you have a blog you can also link up your Japan relief effort post here to join the efforts.

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