Via PBS: "In the wake of the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan last week, aid organizations are working to assist survivors and are calling for donations. We've compiled a list of a few of the organizations lending a hand. It's not an exhaustive list, but it can help those interested in contributing get a start on their research." - see the list here via PBS.org and donate what you can. Every little bit helps.
Etsy artists are helping via tagging their products with " See the Etsy blog post, Thinking of Japan.
And from the Etsy forums, the below is from LisaJune, Etsy Admin:
"Find and join Teams to connect with those touched by crisis and organize aid relief: http://www.etsy.com/teams/search/japan
To find sellers donating proceeds to this cause search 'artistaid' or 'joyforjapan'.
If you're a seller donating proceeds of your sales to earthquake relief, tag the items 'artistaid' or 'joyforjapan'. You can also use this tag on Treasury lists.
You can also donate money directly via Paypal:
Also see this info from ProjectHope: "As Japan races to prevent a nuclear meltdown in the wake of an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami, frightening uncertainties abound. At least 10,000 quake-related deaths have been reported and it’s feared that the ultimate toll could be much higher. Amid a desperate search for survivors, millions more are without power, heat and water." Japan Tsunami: What's Ahead After Massive Earthquake, Nuclear Crisis
Our thoughts, prayers, and hearts are with you, Japan.