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 Post subject: Haiti
PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:48 pm 
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For those that may not have access to global media be informed probably at least 200,000 have been crushed to death in Haiti due to earthquake. It may be stated 200,000 other sentient beings are crushed to death by other means each minute but the particulars of being human make this form of death most tragic.

For those that believe in the power of prayers and/or the power of mantra a reminder also that those forms of expression have no limitations as per geography or location.

It is certainly nice and necessary to have great concern for loved ones and animals in our immediate families but keep in mind the particular tragic nature of the death by trauma of humans and the identical nature of those that are suffering this effect beyond our immediate families.

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If charity is your choice...
my personal choice of charity to Haiti is the Lambi Fund. Doctors without borders is also a charitable choice of mine that does much work in Haiti, but there are seemingly very many equally beneficial to choose from to include the Red CRoss. All charities have websites explaining how to donate. But be careful to examine the web addresses. Heinous peoples are apparently copying web sites to misdirect funds to their personal benefit on occasion, reportedly.

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 Post subject: Re: Haiti
PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 8:00 pm 
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ronnewmexico wrote:
For those that believe in the power of prayers and/or the power of mantra a reminder also that those forms of expression have no limitations as per geography or location.


:thumbsup:

May they be well and receive a quick recovery and quick access to the assistance coming in.

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 Post subject: Re: Haiti
PostPosted: Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:10 pm 
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Thanks for this :namaste:


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 Post subject: Re: Haiti
PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:27 am 
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There are easy ways for us all to help, such as through this program setup by the Red Cross.

You probably won't miss the ten bucks, and you know you've spent similar on something dumb and worthless, so text "HAITI" to 90999 and $10 will go to the Red Cross, added to your phone bill. it will be just like you went to see a movie...but with staggeringly better results.

Shows up on your monthly bill, also works debited from prepay plans.
Info at www.redcross.org

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 Post subject: Re: Haiti
PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 9:20 am 
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Timely reminder to pull ones finger out and reach for the wallet there Ron. Thanks :applause:

Does anyone know anything about DEC, The Disasters Emergency Commitee, btw?

I switched to making my disasters donations through them a while back. Reason being that the idea of all the donations going into one pot and then being allocated out to vetted charities according to which does what, and what is actulay needed, kinda made sense to me.

For anyone interested ...

DEC UK

DEC USA


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 Post subject: Re: Haiti
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ronnewmexico wrote:
Heinous peoples are apparently copying web sites to misdirect funds to their personal benefit on occasion, reportedly.

Gotta be worth reincarnating straight into every natural disaster zone on Earth a few thousand times or so, that has ..


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