Red Cross honors local groups for Haiti giving

Posted March 19, 2010 3:49 p.m. EDT

— Residents of the Triangle gave more than $2 million to aid with recovery and reconstruction after a devastating earthquake rocked Haiti Jan. 12.

The Triangle Area chapter of the American Red Cross issued plaques Friday to local schools and businesses that donated more than $1,000 each.

The WRAL Disaster Relief fund has raised more than $228,000.

You can still donate cash or goods to Haiti via WRAL by calling 919-231-1602 or 1-800-Red-Cross. Make a donation online at