Helping Haiti - Cincinnati Children's Blog

Helping Haiti

The shockingly surreal images coming out of earthquake-stricken Haiti, and the almost unfathomable extent of human suffering, have triggered a massive outreach from people wanting to help the victims of this tragedy.

 Never underestimate the depth of human kindness and the desire people have to help those in need – especially during a disaster.

 Many want to help and are asking how. Cash donations are the quickest way to lend assistance. Financial gifts will provide immediate relief and also some longer-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other support to help those in need. Earlier this week, an e-mail was sent to medical center staff at Cincinnati Children’s that included web links to some suggested organizations for contributions. They include:

If you aren’t able to give money, then offer your thoughts and prayers to the people of Haiti, and all the brave souls who are going there to lend a helping hand.

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Nick Miller

About the Author: Nick Miller

Nick is the science writer at Cincinnati Children’s and a former journalist. A newspaper reporter and editor for 20 years, Miller developed a knack for writing about cops, criminals, courts, the environment, and – of all things – decommissioning nuclear weapons plants. Miller left journalism to become a media relations and communications manager in the aviation industry. The career change was just in time for him to personally experience one of the worst industry downturns in the history of powered flight. His focus today is uncovering and telling stories about the amazing science coming out of the research laboratories of Cincinnati Children’s. He thinks the world should know more about the work of the medical center’s dedicated scientists – people who spend countless hours pursuing the discoveries of today, which may become the cures of tomorrow. When not haunting the halls of the research foundation, Nick spends his time preserving historic buildings and neighborhoods. He also works with local organizations trying to build bicycle/pedestrian trails, preserve green space and promote active lifestyles

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