Jun 30, 2011

Help for Haiti: Where You Can Donate

Help for Haiti: Where You Can Donate

Here is a list of some of the agencies that are ready to take donations to aid in the ongoing Haitian relief effort:

Jun 30, 2011

Heavy Rains Swamp Haiti’s Homeless Camps

Heavy Rains Swamp Haiti’s Homeless Camps

One of the heaviest rainfalls since Haiti's Jan. 12 earthquake swamps homeless camps, sweeping screaming residents into eddies of water and flooding latrines.

Jun 30, 2011

Chile and Haiti: A Tale of Two Quakes

Chile and Haiti: A Tale of Two Quakes

As crews continue to dig bodies from the rubble in both Chile and Haiti, experts wonder: Why was one devastated and the other relatively spared?

Jun 30, 2011

Sean Penn a Haiti Hero

Sean Penn a Haiti Hero

Actor pulls injured woman and child from rubble, transports them to UM hospital.

Jun 30, 2011

Parents: All Haitian “Orphans” Had Relatives

Parents: All Haitian “Orphans” Had Relatives

Actor pulls injured woman and child from rubble, transports them to UM hospital.

Jun 30, 2011

"We Are The World" Goes Español for Haiti

"We Are The World" Goes Español for Haiti

Gloria and Emilio Estefan get their group charity single on

Mar 4, 2014

Wyclef Jean Reflects on "We Are The World"

Wyclef Jean Reflects on "We Are The World"

Wyclef Jean is extremely pleased to see so many iconic musicians banding together to remix "We Are the World" to help with Haiti relief.

Jun 30, 2011

Stars Record "We Are the World" Remake in Hollywood

Stars Record "We Are the World" Remake in Hollywood

The Haiti benefit song will air during opening ceremonies at the Winter Olympics.

Jun 30, 2011

The Colbert Nation of Charity

The Colbert Nation of Charity

Stephen Colbert makes good deeds part of the act.

Jun 30, 2011

John Travolta Jets Virginia Man Back From Haiti

John Travolta Jets Virginia Man Back From Haiti

Maybe the biggest surpise a man's trip to Haiti brought was the pilot of his return flight.

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