Monday, November 11, 2013

Monday Link Love: #YolandaPH

Hello, my heart aches to see how much devastation Yolanda has brought to many Filipinos. Despite this, the Filipino spirit always has and always will remain strong! The Bayanihan spirit lives! Here are a number of ways compiled mostly by, and some I've gathered via Facebook. I already extend my deepest gratitude to you. Thank you, thank you, thank you. We can all help, in every little way.

For those in the Philippines:

  • DSWD is accepting donations: NAIA Chapel Road, Pasay City (at the back of CAAP)
    • Roel Montesa - 09263469927,
    • Elma Pille -
    • Cash deposits accepted - DSWD Bank Acct. at Landbank of the Philippines Nos. 3122-1011-84 (current) and 3124-0055-81 (savings) Fe Catalina Ea - 09186281897
    • Repacking of relief goods ongoing at DSWD-NROC, Pasay City. Interested volunteers can call 8512681 to schedule.     
  • World Vision, an international Christian humanitarian, development and relief organization is accepting donations for Typhoon Yolanda survivors. Donor hotline 372-7777 or visit their website.
  • World Food Programme Philippines is accepting donations through their website
  • ABS-CBN Sagip Kapamilya pledge lines (02) 411-0183, 411-0182, 411-0115
    Accepting relief goods and cash donations, with other drop-off points nationwide: Cebu, Bacolod, Iloilo, Cagayan de Oro and Davao
  • The Philippine Red Cross provides many ways to donate. Hotline: 143 Trunkline: 5270000
    • You may also SMS donations by texting RED<space>AMOUNT to 2899(Globe) or 4143(Smart)
  • Cebu Provincial Government, is in need of volunteers to repack relief goods for Northern Cebu, Leyte, and Bohol. Contact Ms. Evelyn Senajon at 254-7198 and 254-8397, PSWDO, Ground Floor Executive Bldg., Cebu Provincial Capitol.
  • The Office of Senator Bam Aquino, Extension Room 23, 5/F Senate of the Philippines, GSIS Financial Complex, Pasay City, is accepting donations Monday to Thursday from 9am - 6pm. Contact Mr. Ares Goyena at (0917)621-6311.
  • The Philippine Daily Inquirer is accepting cash donations through the following accounts:
    • BPI - C/A 4951-0067-56
      Account name - Philippine Daily Inquirer Inc.
      Metrobank - C/A 7286-8109-30
      Account name - Philippine Daily Inquirer Inc.
      Contact Bianca Casilag or Connie Kalagayan at 897-8808 or 899-4426.
  •  All LBC branches are accepting donations for typhoon Yolanda victims until November 30.
  • Air21 Stores are now accepting usable clothes, non-perishable food, bottled water and medicines as donations; they do not accept monetary donations.
  •  McDonald's branches accepts clothes, rice, toiletries, bottled water, beddings, canned goods and towels.
  • Manila Helicopter Tours has 2 helicopters on stand-by in Manila for Typhoon Yolanda Relief operations. Total capacity is 800 kilos. They can be reached via 09164915148  and via skype: jaymarfal.
  • JCI Manila Oplan Mutual Help
    For Cash donations you may deposit to:
    BDO U.N. Avenue Branch
    Account number: 000560289081
    Account name: Junior Chamber International of Manila Inc.
    Please send your deposit slip or confirmation to:

    You may also drop donations at:
    Junior Chamber International Manila Clubhouse
    Arquiza cor. Grey Sts. (formerly Jaycee Way), Ermita, Manila, Philippines
    Tel: (632) 525-6792 Fax: (632) 525-2631

    100% of all donations in kind or cash will be used for relief efforts.

If you are abroad though, you can help via:

  • The Ayala Foundation's 'Laging Handa Fund', overseas donors can use this online portal for donations.
  • ShelterBox is an international disaster relief charity that provides emergency shelter and life-saving supplies to families around the world who are affected by disasters. Donations are welcome through its website. Know more about their efforts in the Philippines for victims of typhoon Yolanda (international codename Haiyan) here.
  • De La Salle University's Center for Social Concern and Action (COSCA) is accepting web-based donations from overseas individuals via GlobalGiving.com Credit and debit card donations accepted. Contact Joseph Rosal, Coordinator for Community Engagement, COSCA at 525-4267 or local 147 for more information.
  • The Catholic Relief Services is accepting donations through their website and through Caritas Filipinas Foundation.
  • Save the Children is collecting donations through its website. Save the Children has a team on the ground in Tacloban working to respond to this emergency. They are focusing on blankets and mosquito nets for the affected families.
  • UNICEF is accepting online cash donations thorugh its website.
  • The 1000 Bear Hugs Project is accepting huggable-sized toys for Tacloban children from November 8 to December 9. Drop-off points for pre-loved toys will be announced on their Twitter profile shortly. Email or contact Mon Corpuz at (0917)796-1378
  • ANCOP USA Foundation for international donations through this website.
  • Aboitiz Foundation Command Center is accpeting cash donations through the Aboitiz Foundation’s UShare portal. Contact Danny Cerence at (0917)630-8172 for inquiries.
    You may also deposit to the following accounts:
    • Union Bank of the Philippines Account No. 10026-1070944
    • City Savings Bank Account No. 200-20031301
      Contact Rowena Astillo at (0917)630-4484 for inquiries.
  • United States residents can make tax-deductable donations through the US Philippines Society.
  • Save Philippine Seas accepts donations via PayPal to and mark them as TYPHOON RELIEF. You may also donate via the SPS bank account:

    Banco de Oro
    Savings Account: 143 0146 735
    Philippine Seatizens, Inc.
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