From: Public Affairs
JMU students have initiated a Haiti relief campaign with a goal to raise $30,000 from the JMU community in 30 days. The campaign, "30 for 30: Strength Through Unity,"asks students, faculty and staff to make donations that will support three charities:
At the present time, JMU does not have plans to send relief workers to Haiti. For now, it is best to let trained and experienced organizations aid the people of Haiti. As time passes other needs may be identified that the JMU community can become involved in.
In addition to contributing to the "30 for 30" campaign, financial support is being accepted by a number of other reputable international disaster relief agencies. The following is a list of organizations that are providing direct relief to Haiti:
Additional relief agencies can be found at InterAction: http://www.interaction.org/crisis-list/earthquake-haiti
Jan. 29, 2010