How individuals can help Haiti rebuild

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Raise awareness: 

  • Set your Facebook status to “Supporting Haiti” and post a link to the Habitat Haiti video
  • Follow Habitat Haiti on Facebook and Twitter (@habitatinhaiti)
  • Update your Twitter feed to “Help Habitat for Humanity help Haiti”
  • Insert Habitat Haiti banners into your blogs or personal websites


  • Ask your member of the U.S. Congress to become a champion for decent housing and especially improved tenure security, which has proved a major roadblock to rebuilding in countries like Haiti.   
  • Share your concern with friends, civic groups, your elected officials and others and recruit them to take action with you
  • Ensure that shelter gets the attention it deserves on the global development agenda
    • Speak with your government representatives and key decision makers
    • Write an op-ed
    • Start a petition that calls for better housing policies and improved shelter solutions
  • Attend Habitat on the Hill, Habitat’s annual legislative conference each February in Washington, D.C. Habitat on the Hill is your chance to gain valuable advocacy knowledge and speak directly to your members of Congress about your concerns


  • Make an online donation
  • Text “Habitat” to 25383 to make a $10 donation to Habitat’s efforts in Haiti

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