Comments from Donors to the Haiti Disaster Relief Fund
Along with the incoming donations, we have received many supportive and heartwarming notes. Here are just a few.
"I appreciate the role that the URJ is playing in bringing
assistance to the unfortunate people of Haiti."
"My husband and I want to help support the Haiti
Relief Fund and we feel it is important for the Reform community to be part of
this effort. Enclosed is a check for $100.00 to be added to the Fund. The
situation is so dire we only hope those poor people can be saved further
"My grand-daughter... will be celebrating her birthday on 1/29.
She recently said to me "Grandma, please don't give me a gift for this birthday.
Give the money to the poor, suffering Haitian children. They need a "ray of
hope," a small light at the end of a long, dark tunnel! Here's a check in her
"In the coming months I shall strive to provide additional
support through this organization. I feel that it is important to provide this
help to these unfortunate victims. In addition, making my contribution through a
Jewish organization is very meaningful. In this way the United States Jews can
show their compassion and concern for all of the victims."
"Please accept these two donations for Haiti relief. We know
that you will make good judgments about where to best apply this
"Please accept my enclosed check for $25 for the Reform
Judaism Haiti Relief Fund. I wish I were able to send a much larger
contribution, but I am 84 years old, living on a modest pension and even that
was cut considerably because of the current recession. But I was appalled by the
TV and press reports of the horror that has hit Haiti. My prayers to God are for
the recovery of the Haitian people."
"Enclosed if a check for Haiti Disaster Relief. The URJ is one of the few
organizations that I have faith in not keeping donations for a bloated
"As always, we are so proud of the response of the URJ, of its constituent
organizations and of all of us in the Reform Movement."