As you may know, the Philippines is currently in a state of calamity due to the recent Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda). This super typhoon is known to be the biggest storm to hit the world this year. The video footage on the news over the weekend were really heart-breaking even some of our friends have refused to watch it knowing they may not be able to take what they’re bound to see. We can’t imagine either how strong these winds were able to smash concrete homes and even claim the lives of those who were in the evacuation centers. We won’t delay you further as we know you already know about this supertyphoon that starred in all the major local & international news channels. Meanwhile, we’ve made a summary on where and & how you can help the typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda victims whether you live here or outside the Philippines.
If you’re outside the Philippines, we have listed major organizations / local news channels where you can donate:
Donate via Paypal through Red Cross
Donate through the Dollar Accounts of ABS-CBN Foundation Sagip Kapamilya
Donate via Credit Card through GMA Network Kapuso Foundation
If you’re in the Philippines:
Donate through your phone by sending an Send SMS donations by texting RED<space>AMOUNT to 2899 (Globe) or 4143 (Smart)
Volunteer: The Repacking of goods is ongoing at the DSWD-NROC in Pasay City. Call 8512681 to volunteer.
Donate Relief Goods: Drop them off at the ABS-CBN Foundation Sagip Kapamilya at the #13 Examiner St., West Triangle, Quezon City
All LBC Branches will also be accepting relief goods until the 30th of November. You may search for your nearest LBC branch nearest you here.
McDonald’s NCR branches
Typhoon Haiyan from Outer space taken by NASA Astronaut Karen L. Nyberg
To those who have already extended their help, always know that the Filipinos will forever be grateful!