We in the San Francisco Bay Area send our hopes, prayers and donations to the people of Northeast Japan, who are suffering the aftermath of the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck on March 11.
To put your money where your mouth and heart reside, here are just a few of the relief efforts:
American Red Cross offers two options: donate on the website or text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 from your phone.
Save The Children's emergency fund donation site
The Global Giving Japan Earthquake Tsunami Relief Fund
The International Medical Corps has been responding to disaster victims with relief teams and supplies. Text MED to 80888 from any mobile phone to give $10. For more info, refer to this excellent article from Huffington Post article and a similarly stellar piece on relief efforts from CNN.