Torrance, CA – We are deeply saddened by the tragedy that has struck Japan and caused the loss of so many lives. Many of our students have loved ones that have been affected by this devastating disaster. In this time of need, our thoughts and prayers are with the families of our students.
If you are seeking ways to assist the victims, below are some suggested websites.
The American Red Cross is collecting donations for its disaster relief efforts to help people in Japan and throughout the Pacific.
Apple has posted a donation page on iTunes where you can use your iTunes account to make a secure donation to the American Red Cross and its Japanese relief fund.
Save the Children is collecting donations and has dispatched an international emergency team to assist staff in Japan.
International Medical Corps’ Emergency Response Fund is collecting donations and is preparing to send relief teams and supplies to the country.
The Salvation Army is collecting donations while its counterpart in Japan responds to victims’ needs.
Donations to GlobalGiving’s Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund will be distributed to a variety of relief and emergency services agencies.
From Your Phone
The American Red Cross is also collecting donations via text message. Donors can text “REDCROSS” to 90999 to give $10 for relief efforts.
The Salvation Army is collecting $10 donations for each text with the words “Quake” or “Japan” sent to 80888. Donations can also be made by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY.
Check donations for The Salvation Army’s Japan efforts must be marked “Japan earthquake relief” and sent to:
The Salvation Army
P.O. Box 1959
(Source: Torrance Unified School Distric)
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