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$5 Million Raised for Haiti via Text Messaging

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Worthy of Tweet of the Day status. Via @RedCross: "We are now confirming you have donated $5 million to Red Cross earthquake relief efforts in #Haiti by texting "haiti" to 90999. Amazing." Earlier Today: LA and OC Search & Rescue Teams Heading to Haiti and a fundraiser in Echo Park tonight.