A North Miami Verizon Wireless store is offering free international calls, text messages and Internet access to anyone who is trying to reach family and friends in Haiti.
The Verizon store, at 14744 Biscayne Blvd. in North Miami (305-957-1101), will start the free service Friday, Jan. 15, from noon to 9 p.m. The free service will continue after that during normal store hours, Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Verizon is also matching dollar-for-dollar to all customers who donate $10 to the Red Cross by texting the message HAITI to the number 90999.