T-Mobile Waives International Call Charges To and From Haiti

There's been tons of great tech-related charitable news this week, and here's a little more: As of last Thursday, T-Mobile USA has waived all international calls to and from Haiti. The program will last until January 31. Every little bit helps, and if you haven't donated yet, it's as easy as texting HAITI to 90999. [… » 1/17/10 4:30pm 1/17/10 4:30pm

Haiti Text Message Donations Top $10 Million

Faced with an "unprecedented mobile response," mGive and the Red Cross have collected over $10 million in relief for Haiti. With text donations pouring in at a rate of 10,000 a second, and average donations of $10 automatically charged to phone bills of mobile users, mGive's system has proved essential for those… » 1/16/10 8:40am 1/16/10 8:40am

Text Message Donations to Haiti Pass $4 Million

mGive, a non-profit organization working with Red Cross to collect donations via text message, has announced that they have collected over $4 million for Haitian relief. Jenifer Snyder, mGive's executive director, said that donations are coming in at the rate of $200,000 an hour, though they have capacity to take on… » 1/14/10 2:45pm 1/14/10 2:45pm