In response to the devastating 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami in Japan, two mobile donation organizations, mGive and Mobile Giving, have provided a platform that allows everyone with a mobile phone in the United States and Canada to donate $10 to raise funds for the relief efforts. It's as easy as sending a short text message.
mGive has teamed up with the following reputable nonprofit organizations to provide disaster relief fund-raising.
- The American Red Cross – Text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10
- Convoy for Hope – Text TSUNAMI to 50555 to donate $10
- GlobalGiving – Text JAPAN to 50555 to donate $10
- World ReliefCorp of National Association of Evangelicals - Text WAVE to 50555 to donate $10
Mobile giving has has activated text message donation programs for these relief organizations:
Text "JAPAN" or "TSUNAMI" to 20222 to donate $10
On behalf of Save the Children Federation, Inc.
Text "4JAPAN" or "4TSUNAMI" to 20222 to donate $10
On behalf of World Vision, Inc.
Text "MERCY" to 25283 to donate $10
On behalf of Mercy Corps
Text "ASIA" or "ASIE" to 30333 to donate $5
On behalf of The Canadian Red Cross Society
Text "QUAKE" to 45678 to donate $10
On behalf of The Salvation Army in Canada
Text "GIVE" to 45678 to donate $5
On behalf of UNICEF