We are so humbled by your belief, trust, and partnership with the vision of ODW. In response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti on January 12, we immediately set up the Haiti Relief and Rebuild Fund.
Our board personally pledged $5,000 from our Giving Fund to the relief efforts in hopes that our community would at least be able to match and donate an additional $5,000. But Read more »
First of all, thank you again for partnering with One Day's Wages and our partners in responding to the devastating earthquake in Haiti via our Haiti Relief & Rebuild Fund. Recently, I was invited to go to Haiti by one of our partners, World Concern, to assess the work that's been done so far and the strategy ahead in the long rebuilding efforts.
On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the country of Haiti, just 10 miles from the country's capital, Port-au-Prince. There have been at least 13 aftershocks with magnitudes above 5.0, according to the USGS. At least one major hospital was destroyed, and the city of Port-au-Prince is particularly vulnerable to damage due to its high population density. Read more »