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Post-Quake Giving To Haiti: A Look At Major Charities

Americans have given more than $1.3 billion to charities since the Jan. 12 earthquake. Here's a look at some of the prominent organizations working there.

Charity Name Donations Received Spent % Remaining Notes
American Red Cross$460,000,000$148,503,49532%$311,496,505Relief and recovery efforts. Water, sanitation and shelter are the organization’s current focus, with shelter the biggest share of total spending.
Catholic Relief Services$155,863,48930,572,44820%125,291,041Focus on shelter, infrastructure and health programs, including HIV/AIDS prevention, water and sanitation, food and security.
Doctors Without Borders US$112,000,00065,190,00058%46,810,000Health services, including psychological treatment, maternal health care and treatment after sexual violence; construction and operation of mobile clinics and shelter.
World Vision$192,000,00056,000,00029%136,000,000Provides access to basic needs, including latrines and clean water; provides health care and emergency and transitional shelter.
Oxfam$90,000,00030,000,00033%60,000,000Focus on recovery and sustained access to water and sanitation; assisting people to move back into their communities; cash grants program to help people who want to start or rebuild small businesses.
Partners in Health$84,500,00023,000,00027%61,500,000Focus on medical and surgical care at the general hospital and 12 public hospitals operated by Partners in Health; partnering with agencies to provide shelter, food and water; education.
Save the Children USA$71,400,00021,862,98531%49,537,015Moving from relief stage to recovery, focusing on critical health needs, nutrition, education and security.
Hope for Haiti Now$66,000,00035,000,00053%31,000,000Focus on rebuilding efforts; money raised from the telethon and music sales has been distributed among partner organizations, including Oxfam, Partners in Health, UNICEF and the U.N. Food Program, among others.
Clinton Bush Haiti Fund$45,000,0004,230,0009%40,770,000Focus on longer-term reconstruction, job creation and economic opportunity by awarding grants to relief organizations in Haiti.
CARE USA$36,900,0009,600,00026%27,300,000Relief and rehabilitation efforts, including shelter, water and sanitation; constructing 25 to 30 transitional shelters per week.
William J. Clinton Foundation$16,090,5359,895,70062%6,194,835Focus on communal hurricane emergency shelters; emergency relief, portable classrooms, agricultural supplies; solar-powered streetlights and clothing.
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