Help for Haiti

International Disaster Response of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America announced it will immediately commit $250,000 to support response efforts to the earthquake in Haiti. It will also advance another $500,000 in anticipation of additional gifts from ELCA members. ELCA members can contribute gifts online or call 800.638.3522. Looking for a safe, affective way to help Haiti? The Lutheran church has a strong reputation for getting the funds and relief where it's intended to go.

And then, read this from The Snake Charmer's blog: