Helping Haiti - A Giving Guide, Charity Auction and Stories

We’ve all seen the images splashed across the screen of the devastation and destruction left behind by the 7.0 earthquake that hit Haiti January 12. While it is estimated that up to a quarter-milion people may be dead and about 3 million people will be affected, the real aftershock of this natural disaster remains to […]

Know Where Your Haiti Earthquake Donations Go

“I can’t NOT open an e-mail that says: ‘Please Help’” says Barb Tubekis, executive director for the Volunteer Center in Winnetka. But, more often than not, when she opens up that e-mail, it’s a scam. Expect a lot of these e-mails to fly around in the next several months surrounding the 7.0 earthquake that hit […]