A list of all short codes to text to to donate on your phone bill in the United States:
- Text HAITI to 90999 to donate $10 to the Red Cross for Haiti efforts. You can donate $10 up to three times, and 100% of the donations will reach the Red Cross Foundation. This effort is run by Mobile Accord.
- Text YELE to 501501 to donate $5 to the Wyclef Jean’s Yele Haiti Foundation. 501501 is run by Give On the Go, a service provider for the Mobile Giving Foundation. Ashley Nay, who is in Business Development at Give On the Go told MobileActive on the phone that “100% of the donations go to YELE” from these donations.
- Text HAITI to 25383 to donate $5 to International Rescue Committee.
- Text RELIEF to 30644 to get automatically connected to Catholic Relief Services and donate money with your credit card.
- Text CERF to 90999 to donate $5 to The United Nations Foundation.
- Text DISASTER to 90999 to donate $10 to Compassion International.
- Text HAITI to 85944 to donate $5 to the Rescue Union Mission and MedCorp International.
A list of all the non-US short codes that we know are serving as donation lines.
- Germany: text HAITI to 81190 to donate $5 (out of which $4.83 will go to Aktion Deutschland Hilft).
- Denmark: text Katastrofe to 1231 to donate 150 kr, or call 90 56 56 56.
- Canada: text HAITI to 45678 to donate $5 to the Salvation Army, again courtesy of the Mobile Giving Foundation.
- Italy: text to 48540 to donate to the Italian Red Cross if you are on the WIND or 3 networks. If you are on Vodacom or TIM, text 48451 to donate EUR 2 (Telecom Italia users can also call this number). (Read More)
- France: 80 222/Croix Rouge française, 80 333/Secours Populaire, et 80 444/Secours Catholique. One euro per SMS. (From a user)
- Mexico: Telcel users can text 8888, donations will go to the Carlos Slim Foundation (Thanks @sorrelkydd)
On June 3rd I switched the blogging software I had been using from Movable Type to WordPress. Some users have reported that their RSS feeds didn’t update and this is as a result of the switch. If you subscribe by RSS, you will need to update the feed URL by clicking on the icon in the upper right corner of the header banner.
Apologies for not having pointed this out at the time. In the next few weeks Puppies and Flowers will have a new look and feel (which will hopefully not affect the RSS feed again).
Any suggestions or leads? Let me know by sending a message to peter(at)puppiesandflowers.com or just leave a note in the comments section of any post.