The Indiana attorney-general asks you to check out charities to give donations for Japan through www.CharityNavigator.org . This site gives ratings and charity by charity info. We chose AmeriCares, which was higher rated and gives more right to the project than Red Cross. Only drawback id the donation is collected through NetworkForGood, which charges a fee that can come off the top of your donation of get added on.
And don't forget, God doesn't charge a fee for prayer.