International aid has started to arrive in Haiti in response to this week’s earthquake.  The American Red Cross has already pledged a million dollars and provided essential supplies for the victims and more is on the way. 

You can also make a 10-dollar gift to disaster relief by texting the word “Haiti” to 90999.  You can also make donations online at, or you can take a check by the local Red Cross office, located on John Maddox Drive in Rome.  The death toll from this week’s massive earthquake in Haiti is expected to be in the tens of thousands, and many more are suffering.