24 A guide to how you can donate toward China Earthquake relief efforts ways to give Written by Elliott Ng Designed by Oliver Ding
This slideshow was modified from Elliott Ng’s post: China Earthquake Donation Guide: 24+ ways to give – UPDATED Original URL: http://is.gd/gkw
No.1 Account name: Red Cross Society of China 开户单位：中国红十字会总会 For those who want to donate in RMB: you can send money to the RMB account at the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China branch below: 人民币开户行 : 中国工商银行 北京分行东四南支行 人民币账号 : 0200001009014413252 For those who want to donate in foreign currency, you can send money to the foreign currency account at the CITIC Bank branch below: 外币开户行：中信银行酒仙桥支行 外币账号 : 7112111482600000209 Hotline: (8610) 65139999 Online donations: Red Cross Society of China website: www.redcross.org.cn Click the tab for online donations Red Cross Society of China
No.2 Red Cross Society of China Chengdu City website: http://www.chengduredcross.org/ (chinese) Online donation button here (h/t @Dedlam , @Chengdoo ).
Online donation button Red Cross Society of China Chengdu City
No.3 American Red Cross Response to the China Earthquake Direct Link : Online Donation to directed China Relief Fund CNReviews interview with Christy Feig, Director of International Communications, American Red Cross, 5/13. (excerpt) Q: Is there a way to make a directed donation toward China specifically? A: Yes. If you would like to designate your donation to the earthquake please visit our website at www.redcross.org or call 1-800 RED CROSS. If you would prefer to donate to all our international disaster response, the option of giving to the International Response Fund is also available. Q: Does 100% of funds donated pass to the Red Cross Society of China? A: The American Red Cross takes donor intent very seriously. As a policy, no more than 9% of donated money is used for management expenses…the rest goes toward the designation.
No.4 Canadian Red Cross A separate fund has been established for the China earthquake, according to China Web 2.0 blog . information page on China earthquake donation link: https://www.paypaq.com/redcross/new/index.php
No.5 British Red Cross The British Red Cross immediately made a donation (£25,000) from its own Disaster Fund and launched an appeal on 14 May to support the Red Cross Movement’s response. In the event that we raise more money than can be reasonably and efficiently spent, any surplus funds will be used to help us prepare for and respond to other humanitarian disasters either overseas or here in the UK. More: http://www.redcross.org.uk/standard.asp?id=81135 Online donation: http://www.redcross.org.uk/TLC.asp?id=81131
No.6 Hong Kong Red Cross information page on China earthquake instructions provided for payment by wire transfer, cheque, credit card online donation link home page https://www.redcross.org.hk/donation/user_donation.asp?langId=2
No.7 Jet Li One Foundation (Outside China) From China Web 2.0 blog : You can make donation via Paypal to Jet Li One Foundation , a charity foundation by Kung Fu movie star Jet Li. The donations will goes to Red Cross Society of China. The page is all in Chinese, but I think you can find the Paypal button on the right. But it seems you cannot specify the donation is special for earthquake when paying through Paypal Oliver made donation by this way . http://www.one-foundation.com/zhuanti/080512dz/index.htm
No.8 China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) or China Fupin Foundation 中国扶贫基金会 (Beijing)
* Account Name: 中国扶贫基金会 * Account Number: 8145-11681908091001 * Bank Name and Banch: 中国银行北京科技会展中心支行
Donate Clothes and Food, etc
Address: Floor 5, South Building, Shuangyuxili, Haidian, Beijing
No.10 China Women Development Foundation (with Sohu.com) 中国妇女发展基金会 Donate RMB or foreign currencies via bank transfer 。 Account Name: 中国妇女发展基金会 Bank: 中国工商银行北京市分行东四南支行 Account Number: 0200001009014423956 Remarks: 抗震救灾捐款 Donate for Sichuan Earthquake Relief The foundation will mail you the receipt afterwards. And the report (in Chinese) also says the donation is tax-refundable. But the detail process didn’t include. Website: http://www.cwdf.org.cn Online donation(Chinese webpage): http://comment2.news.sohu.com/viewcomments.action?id=10000071073
No.11 China Children & Teenagers Fund (CCTF, 中国少年儿童基金会 ) CCTF has formed a charity foundation for earthquak relief with with China Merchant Bank (CMB). Source from Sohu . Account Number ： 0582626510001 Account Name ：中国儿童少年基金会 Bank ：招商银行北京分行长安街支行 You might also find regular international donation information to CCTF here with SWIF code.
No.12 World Vision Through World Vision, I’ve sponsored one child in Tanzania for 10+ years, and one child in Kenya for 1+ years, so I know World Vision well. website: information on World Vision’s viewpoint on China Earthquake donation link: Emergency Aid Disaster response fund Interviewed Jeff Wright, Sr. Program Officer for Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs, 5/13 Blog post coming soon, but here’s a quick synopsis: World Vision has been operating in China since 1962. Operating legally with some kind of government approval Primary country office in Beijing, with support office in Hong Kong, and regional offices in Yunnan, Gansu, and Shaanxi provinces Has existing national offices with large local Chinese staff Staff is not full-time focused on disaster recovery, but serving in other development projects like HIV/AIDS and agriculture, but all have training in disaster response World Vision has sought to be effective through “pre-positioning” of three key assets: people, relief supplies/materials, and funding. Funds have already been set aside to provide rapid relief Clear and stringent operational guidelines for WorldVision volunteers or employees to directly deliver aid to the victim or “end user”
No.13 Care for Children (CFC) website: http://www.careforchildren.com.cn/home.htm earthquake appeal: http://www.careforchildren.com.cn/appeal/ China consultancy Dezan Shira has been supporting this organization (h/t This is China! blog ). On the Dezan Shira blog, China Briefing , they write: CFC works with the Sichuan and Chengdu Civil Affairs government for disadvantaged children in: Chengdu, Guangyuan, Deyang, Zamtang, Maoxian, Neijiang, Zigong, Bazhong, Mianyang and Yibin in Sichuan Province in addition to Chongqing City. On this difficult occasion we would like to ask our subscribers, readers, and other members of the China blogging and business community to rally together and show their support of the Chinese children caught up in this disaster by making a donation, no matter how large or small, to CFC in assistance of their regional work. All money raised will be directed to support children and their families affected by the earthquake.
No.14 PledgeBank challenge (h/t Rconversation) website: http://www.careforchildren.com.cn/home.htm earthquake appeal: http://www.careforchildren.com.cn/appeal/ Rebecca MacKinnon (at Rconversation ) is challenging people via Facebook and Twitter to sign her PledgeBank to commit to giving. I signed up for this. Here’s what she recommends: International Red Cross WorldVision (interview coming soon,. they confirmed that directed donations can be made) Chinese Philanthropy Global Partnership - apparently a U.S. tax deductable conduit to Red Cross Society of China. In China (Chinese) via Taobao
No.15 Global Giving (h/t ChristineLu.com) Global Giving is a 501(c)3 tax-deductable organization that highlights vetted projects. Dedicated page for Chinese Earthquake relief “Aid and Assistance to Sichuan Earthquake Survivors” run by Mercy Corps “Half the Sky Children’s Earthquake Relief Fund” run by Half The Sky .
No.16 Half the Sky Foundation ( listed in Global Giving ) Focus on orphaned children; providing infant care, preschools, and foster homes Half the Sky’s Children’s Earthquake Fund
No.17 Mercy Corps ( listed in Global Giving ) China earthquake page: http://www.mercycorps.org/chinaearthquake/ Local partner is China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) Also mentioned by IfGoGo (see Method 7): Mercy Corps online donation link Mercy Corps donation via Google Checkout on Google http://www.google.com/chinaearthquake/
No.18 Chinese Consulate in New York Organization: Chinese Consulate General in New York Write a Check to Chinese Consulate General in New York. Pay to the order of: “Chinese Consulate General in New York” For “Earthquake Relief Donation” Mail to “Liu Lei,520 12th Ave, New York, NY 10036″ Please leave your name, addr and zip code/tel so that we can connect you with receipts Phone number: 212-244-9392 ext. 1000. Website(In Chinese): http://www.nyconsulate.prchina.org/chn/ttxw/t434163.htm
Write a Check to Chinese Consulate General in New York http://tinyurl.com/6ofgvc
No.19 OxFam Hong Kong Online donation website : https://www.oxfam.org.hk/public/donate/donate?donate_id=45
No.20 Silicon Valley Tsinghua Network SVTN website: http://tsinghua.net/events/20080512/DonationforEarthquake20080512.html wire transfer, check, PayPal, and contact information provided. Donate to the Tsinghua Foundation via Google Checkout on Google The 2008 Sichuan Earthquake Relief Committee by Oversea Chinese was formed by the Silicon Valley Tsinghua Network, Legal Immigration Association, and several other Chinese organizations. http://www.google.com/chinaearthquake/
No.21 1kg.org (h/t Web 2.0 Review ) CNReviews profile of Andrew Yu and 1kg relief special website (Chinese) Web 2.0 Review description: “1kg has set up a special site to offer relief efforts, including collecting information about schools in epicenter, organizing relief activities, and helping to provide necessary resource to rebuild schools” Oliver: Andrew Yu is one of my good friend.
No.22 Library Project (h/t co-blogger @DavidFeng at CityWeekend’s Beijingologist blog ) The Library Project has created a program, “Project: Earthquake Relief”, to help rebuild the educational system that was affected as a result of the earthquake. It is projected that hundreds of elementary schools have been damaged in the Sichuan and Shaanxi Provinces. The Library Project will be providing educational resources for the displaced children attending temporary schools. Library Project homepage Library Project China Earthquake project page
No.23 Samaritan’s Purse People’s Daily (h/t Shanghaiist ) announces Franklin Graham donation American evangelist Franklin Graham yesterday donated 2 million yuan ($285,000) to help the victims of the Wenchuan earthquake.The CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, established by and named after his father, and the international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, said from Shanghai that in the days and weeks ahead, he and his organizations will do all they can to help. Samaritan’s Purse homepage Samaritan’s Purse China earthquake information page Online donation page . Can select “China projects” to designate funds to China. Aid efficiency similar to American Red Cross. According to Website, about 10% operations and fundraising cost, and 90% goes toward min1stry work. Samaritan’s Purse is a Chr1st1an emergency relief organization .
No.24 Give2Asia / Committee of 100 Earthquake Relief Fund (h/t Cup of Cha ) Sponsored by a prestigious overseas Chinese organization, the Committee of 100 Give2Asia is the online fundraising arm of Asia Foundation information about Committee of 100 Earthquake Relief Fund (pdf) online donation link
No.25 AmeriCares International (h/t @ChrisBrogan ) AmeriCares on Twitter AmeriCares Website AmeriCares Donation link
No.26 Jackie Chan Charities China Earthquake Fund (h/t shuaijiao.tv ) The heart of Jackie’s charity work lies in The Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation which was founded in 1988, and the Dragon's Heart Foundation, founded in 2005. The Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation offers scholarships and active help to Hong Kong’s young people through a variety of worthy causes. Over the years, the foundation has broadened its scope to include provision of medical services, aid to victims of natural disaster or illness, and projects where the major beneficiaries are Hong Kong people or organizations.
You can decide which way is easiest for you (depending on your interest and your country) Thanks all the organizations and persons who stretched out their hands to help!