For nearly a decade, my husband and I have sponsored a child in Haiti through Save the Children. It’s been a privilege to watch Sofa grow from a small boy to nearly a man over the years, and to know that Save the Children has made a difference not only to him, but to his whole village. But it makes the news of the earthquake all the more devastating to us.

If you’re looking for a way to help earthquake survivors — especially children — please consider donating to Save the Children’s Haiti relief fund:

Whatever and however you give — thank you. It matters.