Much kindness was shown to our country after the Ondoy flooding. If you want to pay it forward and show some kindness to Haiti -- a smaller country with even bigger problems than ours -- international donors can help through Direct Relief. Thanks to the internet and global interconnections, small contributions put together can go a long way.
A pediatrician who heads the US National Center for Disaster Preparedness tells the New York Times that, "Something like 40 to 50 percent of the population of Port-au-Prince is kids." Haiti is in our prayers.