VIA: New York Times President Obama has made good on a promise to give his $1.4 million in Nobel Peace Prize money to charity, releasing on Thursday the names of the organizations that will benefit. “These organizations do extraordinary work in the United States and abroad helping students, veterans and countless others in need,” Mr. […]

An 8.8 earthquake, 100 times more powerful than Haiti, struck Chile early Saturday morning, causing a massive amount of destruction, fallen buildings and at least 140 deaths. Tsunami warnings were called for the coasts of California and all of Hawaii, but the warnings have since been cancelled. Since the earthquake hit on Saturday morning, a […]

VIA: New York Times Barely 18 hours after an earthquake devastated Haiti on Jan. 12, the Rev. Pat Robertson supplied a televised discourse on the nation’s history, theology and destiny. Haiti has suffered, he explained, because its rebellious slaves “swore a pact with the devil” to overthrow the French two centuries ago. Ever since, he […]

VIA: New York Times PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Their holy books vary widely and so does their disaster apparel. Devotees of Supreme Master Ching Hai, a Vietnamese spiritual leader, wore fluorescent yellow vests on their way into quake-damaged Haiti. Mormons wore their trademark white shirts and ties. And an array of others — Scientologists, Presbyterians, Lutherans, […]

The long awaited remake of the 1985 charity song “We Are The World” premiered during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics. As we previously reported, the remake will benefit Haitian earthquake relief efforts. Check it out: Download to donate at RELATED: Common Says Leave “We Are The World” Alone And Make A New […]

VIA: Five Haitian earthquake victims, including an 18-month-old with brain injuries, were airlifted Tuesday night to Dobbins Air Force Base and taken to different area hospitals. A network of hospitals was waiting to accept the injured, said Kevin Bloye, spokesman for the Georgia Hospital Association, which coordinates local disaster preparedness efforts. “When things like this […]

VIA: Last weekend, following the 25th Annual Stellar Awards ceremony held in Nashville, Kirk Franklin banded together a group of gospel music artists billed as Artists United for Haiti to record “Are You Listening: A Love Song For Haiti.” The single was immediately made available for sale on the Internet. None of the artists […]

VIA: New York Times PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Maxi Extralien, a twig-thin 10-year-old in a SpongeBob pajama top, ate only a single bean from the heavy plate of food he received recently from a Haitian civic group. He had to make it last. “My mother has 12 kids but a lot of them died,” he said, […]

VIA: One returned to her Haitian roots, to give voice to women, honor their stories and shape their futures. Another urged women to pack a courtroom in Haiti, where she succeeded in getting a guilty verdict against a man who battered his wife. A third joined the others and helped change the law to […]

VIA: Friday night’s star-studded “Hope for Haiti” telethon has raised a record-breaking $58 million, with more donations continuing to pour in from around the world, the benefit’s organizers announced Saturday. The preliminary figure is a record for donations made by the public through a disaster relief telethon, according to a news release from telethon […]

Many celebrities came out to support and perform during the “Hope For Haiti Now” telethon that aired on all major networks Friday night. The telethon, put together by George Clooney,wanted to raise millions for the earthquake survivors in Haiti. George Clooney pledged $1 million of his own money, as did Leonardo DiCaprio and other stars. Check out the […]

As we previously reported, a bevy of top-selling artists will perform a cross-continent televised fundraiser for “Hope For Haiti Now” tomorrow. Wyclef Jean, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, and Shakira will perform from New York; Los Angeles hosts Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, and Taylor Swift; and Coldplay joins Bono, […]