Mobile donations for Haiti reach $30M

Donations made via text message continue to pour in for Haitians earthquake relief as aftershocks hamper rescue efforts. The Mobile Giving Foundation said more than $30 million had been collected from mobile subscribers since the earthquake struck. Meanwhile, Verizon Wireless said it had transmitted $4.84 million to the American Red Cross relief effort for Haiti and that its customers had pledged at least $7.82 million to the Red Cross relief effort so far. The carrier made an initial $2.98 million advance to the Red Cross on Jan. 15. Release