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“Donations to Japan lag far behind Haiti or Katrina” via CNN Money

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — News of the earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan has been widespread, but donations have lagged way, way behind.

Seven days after the 9.0 quake, donations to nonprofit organizations have reached about $87 million, according to a tally by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, a newspaper covering nonprofits.

In comparison, one week after the earthquake in Haiti, donations totaled about $275 million. In the case of Hurricane Katrina, it was over $522 million.

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