Disaster in Japan: How you can help

Japan quake

Credit: AP Photo / Asahi Shimbun, Shiro Nishihata

People who were isolated at an elementary school, head for safety in Sendai, Japan, on Saturday.

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Posted on March 12, 2011 at 8:40 PM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 5 at 8:40 PM

We've received a number of calls from people who want to help the victims of the earthquake and Tsunami in Japan.

The American Red Cross is accepting online donations for disaster relief efforts. You can call 800-RED-CROSS to donate by phone.

You can also donate $10 to the Red Cross by sending a text message with the word "REDCROSS" at 90999. The donation will be charged to your next wireless phone bill.

As an incentive to give, American Airlines is offering 250 AAdvantage bonus miles for donations of $50 or more and 500 AAdvantage miles for donations of $100 or more to the American Red Cross.

Other U.S. organizations accepting donations to assist Japan include:

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
Donations: 800-424-ADRA (2372)
Donations address: ADRA International, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring MD 20904

All Hands Volunteers
Donations: 919-830-3573
Donations address: PO Box 546, Carlisle MA 01741

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Donations: 212-687-6200
Donations address: 132 E. 43rd St PO Box 530, New York NY 10017

AmeriCares
Donations: 203-658-9500
Donations address: 88 Hamilton Ave, Stamford CT 06902

Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT)
Donations: 301-738-7122
Donations address: AMURT, 2502 Lindley Ter, Rockville MD 20850

Baptist World Alliance/Baptist World Aid
Donations: 703-790-8980
Donations address: 405 N. Washington St, Falls Church VA 22046

Brother's Brother Foundation
Donations: 412-321-3160
Donations address: 1200 Galveston Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15233

Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation
Donations: 1-888-989-8244
Donations address: Tzu Chi USA HQ, 1100 S Valley Center Ave, San Dimas CA 91773

Catholic Relief Services
Donations: 1-877-HELP-CRS
Donations address: PO Box 17090, Baltimore MD 21203-7090

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee
Donations: 800-55-CRWRC
Donations address: CRWRC, 2850 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids MI 49560-0600

Church World Service
Donations: 1-800-297-1516
Donations address: PO Box 968, Elkhart IN 46515

Direct Relief International
Donations: 805-964-4767
Donations address: 27 S. La Patera Ln, Santa Barbara CA 93117

Giving Children Hope
Donations: 714-523-4454
Donations address: 8332 Commonwealth Ave, Buena Park CA 90621

Habitat for Humanity International
Donations: 1-800-Habitat
Donations address: 270 Peachtree St NW Suite 1300, Atlanta GA 30303-1263

International Medical Corps
Donations: 800-481-4462
Donations address: 1919 Santa Monica Blvd Suite 400, Santa Monica CA 90404

International Rescue Committee
Donations: 1-877-REFUGEE (733-8433)
Donations address: 122 E. 42nd St, New York NY 10168

Lemons to Aid
Donations: The Dallas Foundation, 900 Jackson Street, Suite 705, Dallas, TX 75202

Mercy Corps
Donations: 800-852-2100
Donations address: Dept. NR, PO Box 2669, Portland OR 97208

Operation Blessing
Donations: 800-730-2537
Donations address: 977 Centerville Tpke, Virginia Beach VA 23463

Relief International
Donations: 310-478-1200
Donations address: 5455 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1280, Los Angeles CA 90036

Save the Children
Donations: 1-800-728-3843
Donations address: 54 Wilton Rd, Westport CT 06880

Texas Baptist Men
Donations: 214-828-5346
Donations address: 5351 Catron, Dallas, TX 75227

World Vision, U.S.
Donations: 1-800-777-5777
Donations address: Federal Way, WA 98063

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Sources: InterAction,  Associated Press

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