In the wake of the destruction left in Haiti after an earthquake registering 7.0 on the Richter scale destroyed much of the area in and around the country’s capital of Port-au-Prince, celebrities ranging from Selena Gomez to Adam Lambert have taken to Twitter to encourage their followers to send aid to the devastated nation.
Since the earthquake on Tuesday, more and more celebrities have been tweeting about the news. “If u have fam/friends n Haiti, I am sending much luv 2 u rite now,” Tyra Banks tweeted. “Phones r down n i know it is beyond hard 2 not reach your loved ones. My thoughts are still with all those suffering in Haiti during this major catastrophe.”
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian expressed her support for the Haitian people, writing, “The people of Haiti need our help! So many ways to donate, so please let’s all help them! I’m heartbroken over Haiti, keep hearing more news, its just getting worse! Everyone needs to help!!!!”
Former “Hills” star Lauren Conrad wrote, “A devastating earthquake hit Haiti & they need help … You can text “HAITI” to 90999 to donate $10 to @RedCross relief efforts in Haiti.”
“Twilight Saga” star Ashley Greene asked her followers to help those in Haiti. She tweeted, “Text ’Haiti’ to 90999 to send $10 to the Red Cross for their relief fund. Please do whatever you can in this time of crisis.”
Fellow “Twilight” star Justin Chon added, “And if you can spare it text “HAITI” to 90999 and a donation of $10 to American Red Cross will automatically be added to your phone bill.”