Also, the Catholic Church has a long history in Japan. See here, and here.
A little info about the situation by the Catholic News Service here.
If anyone knows of any organizations to which we can donate, please post them.
UPDATE: Here are some easy ways to contribute help to Japan's relief efforts:
- Text "redcross" to 90999 to make a $10 donation to the American Red Cross.
- Text "japan" or "quake" to 80888 to donate $10 to the Salvation Army.
- Text “4japan” to 20222 to send a $10 donation to the humanitarian group World Vision. The charges will appear on your cell phone bill.
- Texting “corps” to 30644 will bring Mercy Corps updates in response.
- For a list of charitable organizations, check out InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S.-based international NGOs.