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Host a Give Back Get-together for Haiti

January 27, 2010 at 3:08 pm , by

mark__0123One thing people seem to agree on these days is that Haiti needs our help—why not make the focus of your next dinner party an opportunity to do just that? Lifestyle Expert Mark Addison has some great ideas on how to pull it off.

1. Just serve water in recognition that 90 percent of the population of Haiti don’t have clean drinking water. Donate what you would have spent on beverages to a relief-based charity. PSI Safe Drinking Water Fund

2. Ask guests to bring a donated item from a list of needs (found UNICEF and Gifts That Give Back).

3. Only use items you have around the house for your party donate the money you would have spent to a Haiti Relief Fund, like the one set up by The Red Cross.

4. Find a local or national organization willing to ship or transport your collected items, like  Artists for Peace and Justice.

5. Or try hosting a care package party where guests prepare boxes of goods to be sent to victims.

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