Carriers Move to Get Text Donations to Haiti Faster

Though text donations for earthquake disaster relief in Haiti originally faced 90-day delays until they got to charities, now the four major American mobile carriers have committed to making an exception and passing the donations to Haiti more quickly.

Haiti Text Donation Campaigns Face 90-Day Delays

Text-to-give campaigns have gone viral in the two days following the massively destructive 7.0 earthquake in Haiti on Jan. 12. But those donations aren’t in Haiti yet — it’s standard practice in the young mobile giving industry for donations to be delayed by 90 days.