American Charities Raise $709-Million for Haiti Relief
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Feb. 17, 2010, Chronicle of Philanthropy — A month after the devastating earthquake in Haiti donors have contributed more than $709-million to support relief efforts.
Aid to Haiti got a big lift from a star-studded telethon that was broadcast on major television networks January. Donations made in response to the telethon totaled $66-million, and organizers awarded $35-million in grants on February 5.