A Partnership to Advance Mobile Giving for Haiti Launched

    Save the Children has partnered with CharityCall to enable mobile donations for Haiti. Photo by: Chris Dlugosz / CC BY Chris DlugoszCC BY

    Save the Children and CharityCall have teamed up to boost mobile donations toward emergency relief efforts in Haiti.

    The HelpHaiti.mobi initiative is a “full turnkey mobile engagement solution that makes it easy for Save the Children to keep is supporters connected to what’s happening on the ground while also empowering them to use their iPhones, Androids, or Blackberrys to make any size gift in support of the cause,” according to a press release by Save the Children.

    Donors may choose to make a donation of any amount or in USD25, USD50, USD75 and USD100 denominations.

    “This partnership reinforces our role as a mobile innovator, empowering the growing population of mobile users to spread the word to their communities, to stay connected through Save the Children updates, donate any amount, and to identify corporate matching gifts that can make a real difference in the lives of Haiti’s earthquake victims,” said CharityCall President and Founder Robert Jones.

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