I am not posting any news links to this story because enough information is out there on the net. However, it is important to highlight these following links:

Global Giving
[link to www.globalgiving.org]

Save The Children
[link to www.savethechildren.org]

Red Cross
[link to newsroom.redcross.org]

Person Finder: 2011 Japan Earthquake
[link to japan.person-finder.appspot.com]

UPDATED: FOR MORE SPECIFIC LINKS TO HELP SITES [PLEASE CHECK THIS OUT]