On Friday, March. 11th, an 8.9 earthquake hit Japan (epicenter off the coast of Sendai) and triggered a tsunami that has claimed the lives of thousands and resulted in billions of dollars worth of damage.
The Red Cross has two ways for you to help. One is to click the link below and select "Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami":
The second is to simply text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation to help relief efforts.