Japan is remembering the moment two years ago when a massive earthquake hit the northern part of the country, triggering a tsunami and nuclear meltdown. 300,000 remain displaced by the triple disaster. (March 11)


AMERICAN RED CROSS: The American Red Cross has created a designation for our disaster relief efforts to help those affected by the earthquake in Japan and tsunami throughout the Pacific. If you wish to give, please visit http://american.redcross.org/rcchatnews.

Those who want to help can go to www.redcross.org and donate to Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami. Gifts to the American Red Cross will support our disaster relief efforts to help those affected by the earthquake in Japan and tsunami throughout the Pacific.

People can make a $10 donation by texting REDCROSS to 90999. Their donation will go to support relief efforts for the earthquake in Japan and tsunami throughout the Pacific.

NYC MAYOR'S FUND TO ADVANCE NEW YORK CITY: The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City is accepting financial donations from organizations and individuals to assist victims of earthquakes or the recent tsunami that affected Japan.

The fund only accepts financial contributions. NYC's Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Fund will direct 100% of your donation to disaster relief efforts. To donate, visit www.nyc.gov.

GLOBAL GIVING: The agency is helping other groups with emergency relief.

To donate, go to globalgiving.org or text 'JAPAN' to 50555 to make a $10 donation.

Checks can also be mailed to: GlobalGiving Foundation, Japan relief, 1023 15th St. NW, 12th floor, Washington, DC 20005

SAVE THE CHILDREN: This organization helps children displaced by the earthquake, providing emergency relief.

Donate to 'Japan Earthquake Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund' at savethechildren.org or by calling 800-728-3843. Or text 'JAPAN' to 20222 to donate $10.

Checks can be mailed to: Save the Children, Japan Earthquake Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund, 54 Wilton Rd., Westport, CT 06880

LADY GAGA: Little Monsters, show your support for Japan with this "We Pray For Japan" wristband! Choose your price to add an additional donation with your wristband. All proceeds go directly to Japan relief efforts.

Please note: this item is available for pre-order and will ship on or around March 25, 2011. All items in your order will be held to ship on that date. http://ladygaga.shop.bravadousa.com

Other websites where you can donate to the relief efforts in Japan:
Salvation Army International: Japan Disaster Fund
Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA): ADRA Aids Japan Earthquake Victims
All Hands Volunteers: Japan Earthquake & Tsunami
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee: Japan/Pacific Emergency Relief Fund
AmeriCares: Rescue searchers in Japan
Aanda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT): Asia donations