How to help the earthquake victims in Nepal

IFRC/Carl Whetham
Image: IFRC/Carl Whetham

The Finnish Red Cross has received numerous questions about how best to help the afflicted people in Nepal. At the moment, the most efficient way to get help to those in need is via the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. The collected funds are used for emergency relief and acquisition of materials for people who have lost their homes.

By text message
Send the text message SPR to the number 16499 (€15)
 

Through your online bank

Donate online to the Disaster Relief Fund (you'll need your online banking access codes)
 

By telephone

Call 0600-122 20 (€20.28 + local network charge)
 
Call 0600-122 10 (€10.01 + local network charge)
 

You are welcome as a virtual fundraiser

By creating your own virtual collection box you will be raising funds easily for the Finnish Red Cross from your friends, acquaintances - and even strangers. You may like to embed the collection box on your own Facebook page, web page or on a company pages. 
 
Please feel free to donate and raise funds to the Red Cross Collection Box, if you do not want to create an own virtual box.
 

By wire transfer

Donate to the Disaster Relief Fund account FI06 2219 1800 0680 00, NDEAFIHH, please write ‘5157’ in the message area.
 

Via Finnish Red Cross mobile application (in finnish only)

The mobile application allows in-app donations to the Finnish Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. You can easily make a single donation of €5 or €15 on your phone or become a monthly donor by giving €10. The donation will be charged through your telephone bill.
 
The application is free and you can download it through your smartphone’s app store. Links to the stores:  Android, iTunes, Windows
 

Or sign up as a street fundraiser

You can sign up as a fundraiser yourself and collect donations to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. To sign up, check out the nearest event and the local branch will provide you with a vest and a collections box. Please find here the information of the nearest branch.
 

Make a corporate donation

Donate to the Disaster Relief Fund account FI06 2219 1800 0680 00, NDEAFIHH, please write ‘5160’ in the message area, or contact us:
  • Regina Laurén, regina.lauren(a)redcross.fi, 020 701 2199
  • Eeva Arrajoki, eeva.arrajoki(a)redcross.fi, 020 701 2274
 
 

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