The Red Cross is the official entity that will channel all the aid. Those who want to collaborate can directly go to the collection center located 200 meters east of the Seminary School in Barrio Naciones Unidas de San José.
To make donations in cash, the following Red Cross bank accounts are available:
National Bank of Costa Rica:
Colones: Cta. Cte. 100100-7 C.C. Sinpe: 15100010011001007
Dollars: Ct. Cte. 68666-7 C.C. 15100010020686665
Bank of Costa Rica:
Colones: Cta. Cte. 001-0176003-3 C.C. 15201001017600333
Dollars: Ct. Cte. 001-0000204-6 C.C. 15201001000020465
Legal document: 3002045433 / Costa Rican Red Cross Association
A single call or message can make a difference for thousands of affected families. Kölbi enabled its platforms for you to donate via a text message. You must send the word DONO to donate the amount you choose, according to the following options: 5613 to donate ¢ 2,000, 5614 to ¢ 4,000 and 5615 to ¢ 5,000.
Movistar enabled a platform by the number 606: donations can be sent to that number and will be delivered to the Red Cross. Movistar customers should only send an SMS to 606: “OTTO 1000” (donate ¢ 1,000), “OTTO 2000” (donate ¢ 2,000) and “OTTO 5000” (donate ¢ 5,000).
The Red Cross Facebook page has options to donate through credit card, debit card or PayPal. Just click HERE and follow the instructions.