Mobile Giving Foundation Extends Support to Chile Earthquake Relief

Please See Below for A List of Available Short Codes to Donate in U.S. & Canada

Feb 27, 2010, 16:04 ET from Mobile Giving Foundation

SEATTLE, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ --

    What:  A devastating earthquake struck Chile early Saturday, toppling
           homes, collapsing bridges and plunging trucks into the fractured
           earth. A tsunami set off by the magnitude-8.8 quake threatened
           every nation around the Pacific Ocean - roughly a quarter of the
           By texting a keyword to a designated short code via a mobile
           phone, a micro-donation of $5 or $10 can be made to aid the
           people affected by this tragedy.  100% of your donation goes to
           the recipient charity, and the donation appears as a charge on
           your carrier bill, standard rates may apply.
    Who:   There are several organizations that are responding to this
           urgent need with mobile-giving efforts, including the
           Text the word "CHILE" to 25383 to donate $10
           On behalf of the Habitat for Humanity
           Text the word "CHILE"  to 20222 to donate $10
           On behalf of World Vision
           Text the word "CHILE" to 52000 to donate $10
           On behalf of the Salvation Army
           For more information on these various campaigns, a list of
           approved Application Service Providers and how mobile giving
           works, visit Jim Manis, CEO and Chairman
           of the Mobile Giving Foundation, is available for questions and
           comments regarding mobile giving.
    When:  Please contribute now.
    Contact: Ginny Edwards or Valerie Christopherson
             Global Results Comms, (GRC)
             +1 (949) 306 6476

SOURCE Mobile Giving Foundation