The worldwide response to the recent events in Haiti helped to highlight how much the everyday technology that we take for granted can have a very powerful effect on the world around us.
It was no different here at Hubpages. The sheer number of informative hubs published immediately following the earthquake was impressive to say the least.
I want to take this opportunity to share a few examples of the incredibly informative and thoughtful content some of our Hubbers have created in order to help you help others.
How to donate and who to donate to.
Of course the big thing you need to know is which charities are the most efficient with your Dollar.
If you have not already donated, I would encourage you to check out the following hubs:
Avoiding Scam Charities.
In circumstances like this it is extremely important that the money you donate gets to its intended recipient.
Arm yourself with knowledge about how to sniff out a scammer with these informative hubs:
How to Avoid Schemers When Giving to Charities
How to Research Your National or International Charity: Best Suggestions and Pitfalls
For the long-run
We all know that the effort to rebuild Haiti won’t stop once the relief organizations have responded to the immediate aftermath of the earthquake. Rebuilding is going to take time and money. The following hubs are great general resources for learning more about donating and volunteering — whether in Haiti or in your community.
Of course there is a wealth of great content on HubPages regarding charity and volunteering. Check our Charity and Community Service topic page regularly for ways you can help others and boost your karma!