Michelle Obama, like many others in the public eye, has stepped forward to pledge her support to the victims of the Haitian earthquake.

The First Lady Teamed up with Ad Council and the Red Cross to bring attention to dire condition the people of Haiti are in right now, and just how desperately they need our help.

“I was eager to join the Ad Council and the Red Cross to launch this call to action in the wake of this weeks devastating earthquake,” said Michelle. “The people of Haiti are struggling just to survive. And every one of us has the power to help.”

Check out the video below, which gives specific instructions on how you can make a difference just by sending a simple text. To help, visit RedCross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS, or text HAITI to 9-0-9-9-9 and $10 will be given automatically to the