How to donate
Updated: 2013-04-22 07:22
Through the Red Cross Society of China
Donations can be made in several different ways. Renminbi can be sent to the society's bank account 0200001009014413252. Donations in other currencies can be sent to 7112111482600000209.
People can also send money through the post office to the society. An online platform has been set up at Redcross.org.cn.
Cellphone messages to 10699993 will also raise money as each message sees 2 yuan (32 cents) donated to the society.
Hotlines, 010-65139999 and 010-64027620, have been set up to answer any queries about donations or the society's quake relief efforts.
Other online donation channels
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba launched an online donation platform and several groups, including One Foundation and the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, set up donation accounts on the platform. As of 8 pm on Saturday, One Foundation received about 2.41 million yuan from donators. Netizens can find the channel on Love.alipay.com.
Sina.com.cn, one of China's major news portals, also set up an online donation program on its website. Donators can access Gongyi.weibo.com. The target of the program is 20 million yuan and as of 8 pm on Saturday, it had received about 10.12 million yuan.
(China Daily 04/22/2013 page2)