WAYS TO DONATE TO HELP HAITI IN ANTIGUAFriday 15th January 2010
SATURDAY 21ST JANAURY - 6.00 PM YOGA @ CECILIA'S CAFE
A yoga class will send all funds collected to Haiti. Class at Cecilia's followed by Reggae band Survivor and drinks on sale. Read more.
SATURDAY 23RD JANAUARY - 9.00 AM CAR WISH @ ST. NICHOLAS PRIMARY SCHOOL
Grade 5 - 9 - 10 year olds will be operating a car wash with all proceeds going to Help Hait. Read more.
DIGICEL LAUNCHES TEXT AND VOICE DONATION LINE TO SUPPORT RELIEF EFFORTS
Mobile operator encourages its 10 million plus customers worldwide to "text a helping hand" to support relief efforts in Haiti
Thursday, January 14th, 2009 - Kingston, Jamaica: Digicel Group today launched a text and voice donation line to enable its 10 million plus customers worldwide to donate money to the massive humanitarian relief effort that is urgently needed in Haiti.
By texting the word "HELP" or calling 5151, Digicel customers in any of its 32 markets worldwide can make a difference to the people of Haiti by contributing directly to the relief efforts following the earthquake that devastated Port-au-Prince and other parts of the country on Tuesday, January 12th, 2009.
Digicel will donate all funds it receives from the text and voice donation line to the relief efforts in Haiti. Importantly, there is no restriction on the number of texts or calls a customer can send or make, so people are free to donate as much as they like.
Caribbean and Central American nationals living in the Diaspora can also take part in the text donation. By simply topping up the Digicel number +1 876 295 0000 in select Digicel top up retail stores* in the US, UK, the Bahamas, Canada, the French West Indies and Turks & Caicos or via Digicel Online Top Up on http://www.facebook.com/l/d5b15;www.digiceljamaica.com with the amount you wish to donate, Digicel will send the money directly to its NGO partners in Haiti.
Colm Delves, Digicel Group CEO, said: "As a part of the Caribbean community, we are committed to finding every possible way to help the people of Haiti in their time of need. Digicel has already donated US$5 million to the emergency relief efforts in the form of donations to NGOs in Haiti. We are now also offering our 10 million customers the opportunity to join us in supporting our neighbors in Haiti. Together, we can truly make a difference in the wake of this terrible disaster."
HELP HAITI RADIOTHON
Persons can call in to makes pledges to the following toll me numbers:
Lime – 1 800 744 2484
Digicel 1 246 839 HELP (4357)
“The Haiti Relief Account, has also been opened at The Royal Bank of Canada where immediate contributions can be made to the:
Caribbean Communications Company Ltd.
C/O of GEM Radio Network
Account # 09615-7176233.
Therefore persons in Antigua & Barbuda, Montserrat , St. Kitts & Nevis can to go to any branch of RBC and make your contribution. Note also that our OCM/GEM Radio Antigua based representative Mr. David F. Cabral is authorized to collect cheques on the behalf of this effort. David can be contacted on his mobile at 268 720 7017.
The money collected will go towards the OCM Haiti Relief Fund, which was established in 2009 and is administered by Mr. Reginald Dumas who has worked in Haiti and has written a book about the challenges there.
The account will stay open until January 31st. 2010 and should you chose to make your contributions directly to this account please let us know so we can credit you on air during the broadcast.
Click here for all News and Specials for Causes@antiguanice.com