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News Briefing: U.S. Cellphone Users Donate $22 Million to Haiti Earthquake Relief Via Text

By Kate Golden on January 19, 2010No Comment
  • The American Red Cross has received more than $22 million in U.S. text-message donations for Haiti earthquake relief efforts, far outpacing the charity's previous record of $400,000 for emergency relief using similar technology.  [Washington Post]
  • Musician Wyclef Jean defends the integrity of his Yele Haiti Foundation with a YouTube video.  [Washington Post]
  • New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Chicago Mayor Richard Daly join Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin to announce grants of $200,000 apiece to ten cities.  [Associated Press]
  • As financially strapped newspapers have scaled back, charitable foundations have poured tens of millions into nonprofit watchdogs in hopes of keeping politicians and businesses in check.  [Associated Press]
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