Most areas of the Philippines saw gloomy skies and rainy weather over the weekend, but some areas in the country experienced much, much worse. Typhoon Rolly, the most powerful storm to hit the country this year, has left millions of Filipinos displaced from flash floods, lahar flow in the Bicol region, and a death toll of 20 as of November 2.
According to the United Nation’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, around 68.6 million Filipinos were affected by the super typhoon, with 24.3 million living in the worst-hit areas. As millions struggle to recover from the devastation the typhoon has brought, you can send a helping hand from the comforts of your home. Read on to find out where to donate to help the Typhoon Rolly victims.
Philippine Red Cross
The Philippine Red Cross is accepting monetary and in-kind donations for residents in Albay and Catanduanes. Monetary donations can be done via online transfers through PayMongo, PayPal, Lazada, GCash, PayMaya, and JustPay. They also accept online bank transfers through the following banks: BDO, BPI, Metrobank, and Security Bank.
For in-kind donations, PRC accepts goods with an expiry date of not less than six months. You may send them to Philippine Red Cross Tower, 37 EDSA Corner, Boni Avenue, Mandaluyong City. The organization discourages donations of old clothes as they have more than enough to go around.
For more information, address, and contact numbers, visit the Philippine Red Cross’ donation page.
Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines
Parts of the PH were recently ravaged by Typhoon Rolly, with another typhoon expected to hit the country soon. We are calling on our local & international friends for donations to help the affected.
— 🇵🇭Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (@YACAPhilippines) November 2, 2020
Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines or YACAP is an alliance of youth advocates for immediate global climate action. In partnership with other organizations, YACAP is accepting monetary donations through GCash via Johanna Kelly Seras with Account Number: 0977 602 1417. They also accept donations through other online banking platforms like PayPal, PayMaya, and BDO online bank transfer.
You may check the full details here.
UPLB University Student Council
The University of the Philippines Los Baños University Student Council has opened the call for donations for Rolly-hit victims in CALABARZON and the Bicol Region. The organization is accepting monetary donations via Land Bank through Mariah Joy B. Dela Providencia with Savings Account Number 1896 3525 73. They also accept donations via GCash and Paypal.
For in-kind donations, you may contact this phone number: 0953 308 1839. Should you want to be a volunteer, you may sign up through this link.
For more information and updates, follow UPLB University Student Council’s page.
For Our Farmers
PROJECT SAGIP #RollyPH: CALL FOR DONATIONS 📍
We are extending Project Sagip to help out our Kababayans severely affected by Typhoon Rolly. All funds will be used for relief operations for the benefit of our farmers and other Kababayans affected by #RollyPH. #ParaSaBayan 🇵🇭 pic.twitter.com/imgRJXMFiS
— #ForOurFarmers 🌱 (@forourfarmers) November 1, 2020
For Our Farmers is a youth-led non-profit organization that focuses on uplifting local farmers. Project Sagip is a donation drive under Bayanahin Para Sa Magsasaka that aims to help local farmers and kababayans affected by Typhoon Rolly. As of November 2 (1:00 PM), they have already raised a total of Php 49, 970.45.
They are accepting monetary donations via Paypal, Landbank, BPI, BDO, and Gcash. For more information, check out the account details here.
Ateneo de Manila University
We raise our prayers, that God may heal and restore our people and our land. Let us all extend our hearts and hands, and continue to help those in need. Once more, we call on your generosity, and please help us spread the word. pic.twitter.com/1iB7wiYMgj
— Ateneo de Manila (@ateneodemanilau) November 2, 2020
Ateneo de Manila is another Philippine university that has launched a donation drive, “Tulong sa Nasalanta”. You may donate through local banks like BPI with Account Name Ateneo de Manila University and Account Number 3083 7210 56. They also accept donations via local banks Metrobank and BDO online transfer, credit cards, checks, and foreign bank deposits.
If you wish to get an official receipt, you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, email address, postal address, and campaign being donated to.
For more information and donation options, you may visit this page.
Bicol University Social Sciences and Philosophy – College Student Council
In partnership with other student organizations in Bicol University, the Social Sciences and Philosophy CSC has launched “OPLAN Bangon Bicol-Bangon CSSP” to raise funds to provide financial assistance to students who are affected by Typhoon Rolly.
For monetary donations, you may send them through GCash Mr. Ronald Jr. Fajardo (Account Number: 0945 401 3130) or Metrobank via Mr. Xavier N. De La Cruz (Account Number: 4783478183454).
The Student Council is also accepting in-kind donations that may be dropped off at CSSP College Student Council Office in Daraga, Albay.
For more information and details, follow the organization’s page.
ACCORD is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that implements projects focusing on Emergency Response and Disaster Risk Reduction. They are accepting cash donations to provide food kits, sleeping kits, and wash items in residents affected by flash floods and lahar flow.
You may send your donations through their BPI Account Assistance and Cooperation For Community Resilience and Development, Inc. with Account Number 31400 27366. You may also send an email to email@example.com or call the following hotlines: 0961 638 0381 or 0966 692 5746.
For more information, follow their page.
Tanging Yaman Foundation
Spearheaded by composer Fr. Manoling Francisco, Tanging Yaman Foundation is a non-profit organization that nurtures and educates the youth, safeguards the environment, and enriches culture through effective programs. They accept in-kind donations such as rice, bottled water, canned goods, and instant noodles to be dropped off at ADMU LS Covered Courts.
You may also send monetary donations via check, local bank deposit, and online banking apps like GCash.
For more information and updates, follow their Facebook page.
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