The success of mobile donations for Haitian relief is captured in one simple tweet

Nancy Scola over at TechPresident points out, 
Texting HAITI to 90999 sends ten U.S. dollars to the Red Cross. It's been so successful that the Red Cross has raised $3,000,000 alone in mobile donations. This obvious boon has made them announce about 3 hours ago they've upped their pledge from $200,000 yesterday to $10 million today.

I don't have numbers yet for YELÉ Haiti, but the donations are pouring in for them as well. If you do the same with YELE to 501501, $5 go to the YELÉHaiti Foundation, Wyclef Jean's organization for humanitarian and community development in Haiti.
But I think it's Paschal Bernard's comment over at Twitter that best captures the success of mobile giving:Aside f/the obvious humanitarianism,can I speak on how on point @Wyclef's game is? Donating to YeleHaiti was easier than checking my minutes.

H/T one of my new faves Culture Kitchen
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