Help Victims of Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines

Photo: Reuters/Romeo Ranoco/November 9 2013/Tacloban City, Philippines

Photo: Reuters/Romeo Ranoco/November 9 2013/Tacloban City, Philippines

"I am only one, but I am one.
I cannot do everything, but I can do something.
And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do."  -- Edward Everett Hale

The devastation of typhoon Yolanda (international code name Haiyan)  is beyond words.  One day everyone was optimistically reporting zero casualties and the next day hundreds are dead and thousands are reportedly missing. The most powerful storm to hit the earth in recent history, with maximum sustained winds of 235 km/h,  swept across Visayas wiping out entire towns.   It has brought death, sickness and lawlessness in some villages.  Catastrophes like this may bring out the survival instinct of men but it also brings out the kindred spirit of mankind.   The enormity of the damage may look utterly hopeless,  how does one even begin to help?

By every little donation of money, non-perishable food, usable clothes/slippers/blankets, medicines and time.

Donations can be coursed through the following organizations:

Philippine Red Cross
Hotline: 143
Trunkline: 527-0000

*You may also SMS donations by texting REDAMOUNT to 2899 (Globe) or 4143 (Smart)

Bank accounts for Donations:
Banco De Oro
Peso: 00-453-0018647
Dollar: 10-453-0039482

Metrobank
Peso: 151-3-041631228
Dollar: 151-2-15100218-2

Philippine National Bank
Peso: 3752 8350 0034
Dollar: 3752 8350 0042

Unionbank of the Philippines
Peso: 1015 4000 0201
Dollar: 1315 4000 0090

All Check/Cash for the account of Philippine Red Cross (Swift Codes)
Banco De Oro
BNORPHMM

Bank of the Philippine Islands
BOPIPHMM

Metrobank
MBTCPHMM

Philippine National Bank
-PNBMPHMM

Unionbank of the Philippines
-UBPHPHMM

Please fax the bank transaction slip at nos. +63.2.527.0575 or +63.2.404.0979 with your name, address and contact number for your donations to be properly acknowledged.

Ateneo de Manila Disaster Response and Management Team

Details on how to donate here.
Contact numbers: (632) 426-6001 locals 4051, 4054, 4099

For a full list of organizations click this.  Your children's schools would most likely have relief operations as well.

Tulong-tulong babangon ang Visayas!

Nagmamahal sa bansang Pilipinas,

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