How to text a $10 donation to the Red Cross for Sandy disaster relief

You can use your phone to make a quick $10 donation to support the American Red Cross disaster relief.

Photo by Governor's Office/Tim Larsen

Hurricane Sandy has moved on from the eastern United States, but relief efforts are just beginning. If you would like to help out, you can use your phone to make a $10 donation via text to the Red Cross.

To do so, text "Redcross" to 90999. You'll receive a reply, asking you to confirm by texting "yes."

Screenshot by Matt Elliott/CNET

You can also donate online at the American Red Cross Web site, and you can use iTunes to make a donation .

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