Students are encouraged to participate in the concerted effort to help victims of typhoon Ondoy. They may drop off their material donations at their respective student council’s offices. Many of the universities and schools are conducting their own donation drives. In UP Diliman, for example, the centralized relief operations is at the Church of the Risen Lord, near the UP Chapel and the Shopping Center.
On Friday and Saturday, October 2-3, there will be a centralized collection of all relief goods at the Headquarters of Kabataan Partylist at 118-B Scout Rallos St., Quezon City (near Timog Avenue and EDSA). We will be needing volunteers in the sorting and the re-packing of the supplies.
On Sunday, we shall be distributing the first batch of material assistance to several communities hit hard by the deluge. Assistance from youth groups and individuals is most welcome. You can contact me through this blog, and leave your contact number so we can keep in touch with you.
Also, here is an update on the fund drive being conducted by TxtPower. In a span of 24 hours, from 3:25 PM of September 27 to 3:25 PM of September 28, TXTPower received almost P500,000.00 for a grand total of P581,436.89.
As soon as these amounts are credited to the bank account, TxtPower will immediately turn them over to the Philippine National Red Cross in the form of manager’s checks. They will make the donation for and in behalf of all the donors who contributed via Paypal, SmartMoney and GCash. You may continue contributing to the fund drive by donating through Paypal here. Let us keep this up, friends!