Among the many companies and organizations seeking or making significant contributions to the Haitian relief effort:
ADRA Contact: (800) 424-2372 or adra.org.
Aéropostale Inc. Matching donations of up to 100,000 pairs of jeans donated by teens for DoSomething.org‘s annual “Teens for Jeans” program. Retailer is also collecting jeans on behalf of the cause.
Americares Contact: (800) 486-4357 (800-486-HELP) or americares.org.
American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) Working with Kids in Distressed Situations to collect apparel, shoes, blankets, work gloves, and other necessities. Contact: Donna Charles at (212) 279-5493, ext. 205, or firstname.lastname@example.org. (AAFA is also working with Soles4Souls for footwear donations. See below for contact information).
American Red Cross Contact: (800) 733-2767 (800-REDCROSS) or redcross.org.
Avon Products Inc. Through the Avon Foundation for Women, will contribute $1 million for Haitian relief, split between the American Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders.
CARE Contact: (800) 422-7385 or care.org.
Conde Nast Publications Making a significant contribution through the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation. (Conde Nast is the parent of WWD.)
Doctors Without Borders Contact: (888) 392-0392 or doctorswithoutborders.org.
Fashion Delivers Mobilizing with manufacturers and retailers to provide a broad assortment of lightweight men’s and women’s apparel as well as sheets and lightweight blankets and footwear. Contact: Carla Fattal at (212) 629-6700, or email@example.com.
J.C. Penney Co. Inc. Donating $250,000 to the American Red Cross.
K.I.D.S. (Kids in Distressed Situations). Working with donor companies to collect children’s apparel for Haitian relief and accepting cash contributions to help defray the costs of distribution. Contact: (212) 279-5493 or kidsdonations.org/haiti.
Kohl’s Corp. Donating $250,000 to the American Red Cross.
Limited Brands Inc. Donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross.
Project Medishare Contact: (305) 762-6448 or projectmedishare.org.
Soles4Souls Seeking to donate 1 million pairs of “solid shoes” for rescue and rebuilding efforts. Contacts: Keith Woodley at firstname.lastname@example.org., or Joe Robertson at (615) 391-5723, or email@example.com.
Target Corp. Donating $500,000 to the American Red Cross and providing 1 million meals through partnership with ImpactLives.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Donating $400,000 to the American Red Cross through The Walmart Foundation; Walmart Canada donating $100,000 through the Canadian Red Cross; Walmart Mexico Foundation providing $100,000 worth of pre-packaged food kits.