Help Japan

- Joy Pecknold, Passport blog editor

In the wake of Friday’s devastating earthquake and tsunami, our thoughts go out to our friends in Japan. To help the country care for its people and rebuild, please consider contributing to the relief effort.

To earmark funds quickly and directly for Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami victims, donate online. Here are links for Red Cross chapters:

Canadian Red Cross
American Red Cross
International Federation of Red Cross (for EU)
Australian Red Cross

Or donate to the general Red Cross disaster relief fund via mobile phone:

Canadian Red Cross: Text REDCROSS to 30333 to donate $5
American Red Cross: Text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10

For other organizations providing aid and accepting charitable donations, visit

Some artists are expressing support by selling designs and donating all profits (see below).

“Help Japan” poster by James White.

“Army for Japan” Salvation Army t-shirt by Joshua Smith.

Help Japan” print by Rob Dobi

Help Restore Japan” poster by Steve Schiavello

  1. lk says:

    Great to see the response to this great tragedy.

    Here’s my poster:

  2. nicky says:

    i think the red cross is showing great ways to help japan.
    nice pictures also

    luckely there many other ways to help these people