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Those trying to help the devastated country of Haiti have found a clever way to turn our collective addiction to our BlackBerrys and cell phones into a powerful fundraising force: The <a href="http://www.state.gov/p/wha/ci/ha/" target="_blank">State Department</a> is urging people to text the word “HAITI— to the number 90999.[IMGCAP(1)]With that little message, a $10 donation goes to the Red Cross and Mercy Corps, who are organizing relief efforts. The donation will show up on your phone bill.And it gives you an excuse for fiddling with your phone during a meeting — “Hey, I’m donating to the Haiti earthquake effort, OK?— Submit your hot tips, juicy gossip or comments <a href="/cgi-bin/udt/fdc.collector?client_id=rollcall&form_id=maileditform&link_id=261">here</a>.Can’t get enough HOH? Get a midday dose of fun and gossip with HOH’s One-Minute Recess, delivered to your inbox daily. <a href="/login/?els=1">Sign up here</a> — because everyone deserves more recess.