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Ricky Martin Foundation/Habitat for Humanity Haiti Recovery Fund created following visit to Port-au-Prince

See Ricky’s video message from Haiti and learn more about the Ricky Martin Foundation/Habitat for Humanity Haiti Recovery Fund at www.habitat.org/rmfhaiti.

ATLANTA (Jan. 22, 2010) — The Ricky Martin Foundation/Habitat for Humanity Haiti Recovery Fund was created this week after Martin visited the earthquake-devastated country with Habitat for Humanity International’s chief executive officer, Jonathan Reckford.

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Contributions to the fund will help Habitat for Humanity build and repair housing for as many families as possible who were affected by this disaster.

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Please text “RMFHAITI” to 25383 to make a $10 donation to the RMF/HFH Recovery Fund.

Donate
Donate any amount you would like to help us help as many families as possible. Every dollar counts and right now in Haiti, every family is a family in need. Be among the first to donate to the RMF/HFH Haiti Recovery Fund and you could receive a special gift from Ricky. Make your donation at http://www.habitat.org/rmfhaiti.

  • first 10 donors of $1,000 or more to the RMF/HFH Haiti Recovery Fund will receive:
  • Two VIP tickets to the concert of their choice on Ricky’s next world tour (located in first 10 rows).
  • Two meet and greet passes to say hello to Ricky before the show.
  • An autographed Habitat for Humanity hardhat.
  • The first 30 donors of $750 or more to the RMF/HFH Haiti Recovery Fund will receive two VIP tickets to the concert of their choice on Ricky’s next world tour (located in first 15 rows).
  • The first 50 donors of $500 or more to the RMF/HFH Haiti Recovery Fund will receive a Habitat for Humanity hardhat signed by Ricky and dedicated to the donor or name of their choice.

Advocate
Help us spread the word! Post banners to your blogs and personal Web sites to be a part of the effort to help Haiti! To download an RMF/HFH banner, visit http://bit.ly/rmfhaitibanner.

Bid in our auction
The RMF/HFH Haiti Recovery Fund Auction will launch next week at http://www.charitybuzz.com/rmfhaiti and will contain autographed items, VIP experiences with Ricky and many more surprises. Please be sure to check back often and bid generously!


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Follow @ricky_martin, @rm_foundation, @habitatali and @habitat_org for up-to-the-minute information about the RMF/HFH Haiti Recovery Fund.

About Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International is an ecumenical Christian ministry that welcomes to its work all people dedicated to the cause of eliminating poverty housing. Since its founding in 1976, Habitat has built, rehabilitated, repaired or improved more than 350,000 houses worldwide, providing simple, decent and affordable shelter for more than 1.75 million people. For more information, or to donate or volunteer, visit www.habitat.org.

About the Ricky Martin Foundation
The Ricky Martin Foundation advocates for the well-being of children around the globe in critical areas such as social justice, education and health. Our flagship program, People for Children, condemns child exploitation. For additional information, please visit www.rickymartinfoundation.org.