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Seattle to the Rescue

How our region swung into action following the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti—and what more can be done.

March 18, 2010 Published in the April 2010 issue of Seattle Met

$13 million
Raised by international relief organization Mercy Corp.

9
Percent of Mercy Corp donations that came from Seattle-area residents and businesses.

$59.3 million
Raised by Federal Way–based charity World Vision.

100
Target number of donated laptops Seattle tech-based charity Interconnection hopes to receive and then ship to schools, hospitals, and NGOs in Haiti.

8
Suitable laptops donated to Interconnection so far.

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