POSTED: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 3:41am
UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 11:59pm
The State Department has set up a telephone number for Americans seeking information about family members in Haiti.
The toll-free number to call for information about family members in Haiti is 1-888-407-4747.
The State Department advises that some callers may receive a recording because of heavy volume
If you're interested in making donations or helping the victims - the Better Business Bureau has set up a web site with a list of charities. Those charities have been screened by the BBB, and any donations WILL reach the victims. That web site is http://www.bbb.org/charity