V.19 No.51 |
The Daily Word 12.24.10: New pill for alcoholics, Pat Robertson on pot, coke on Christmas
By John Bear [ Fri Dec 24 2010 9:35 AM ]
Guy finds 800-year-old remains under his house.
Police arrest fake bell ringer.
Thief tunnels through wall, steals Warhol painting.
U.S. lets companies do business with blacklisted nations.
The year in pictures.
Arkansas has had 500 earthquakes since September.
At least 45 people have been lynched in Haiti since beginning of cholera outbreak, most of them voodoo priests.
Paris airport running low on deicer.
New pill may help alcoholics have just one drink.
V.19 No.4 | 1/28/2010
After-Math: How Much Are North Americans Giving to Haiti?
By Laura Marrich [ Mon Jan 25 2010 1:39 PM ]
Just how generous are we First World next-door neighbors when it comes to Haiti earthquake relief?
It’s being reported that the star-studded Hope for Haiti Now telethon has raised more than $57 million so far.
Up north, the similarly formatted Canada for Haiti telethon brought in $18.8-million—the Canadian federal government was responsible for half of that number, and it promises match up to $50 million in civilian contributions.
And through $10 increments, the American Red Cross’ Text 2 Help campaign pulled in about $25 million by the end of last week.
If those numbers aren’t doing it for you, just keep on texting donations to these reputable relief organizations:
To give $5 by text message:
To give $10 by text message:
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