Calling for help for Yolanda (Haiyan) victims

Last November 9, Saturday, the strongest typhoon named Haiyan (aka Yolanda) hit the Visayas region of my beloved country, Philippines. It has been a few days already but the death toll continue to increase. Worse, those who survived are not in only suffering in grief but also in hunger and thirst. Bodies and debris are scattered everywhere. They are on dire need of food, water, clothing, and medicines.

I believe I don’t need to post the photos here since you can see them all over the web too. Thus, I appeal to everyone to help my fellowmen…


What you can give:

  • Food (preferably those that are ready to eat and easy-to-open kind)
  • Bottled Water
  • Rice
  • Medicine
  • Old  but still usable clothes
  • Blankets
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • New undergarments

How to help:

For friends abroad, go to Scroll down, you can see paypal, ushare, paydollar, and greenpeso buttons there. Click and you will be directed to the respective site page. There, you can place the amount you wish to donate.

Now, for fellow Filipinos here in the country, here are some drop-off centers, account numbers and contact numbers for your donations…

ABS-CBN Foundation
Sagip Kapamilya Warehouse
#13 Examiner St. West Triangle,
Quezon City

Alagang Kapatid Foundation
Drop-off place:
Alagang Kapatid Foundation Warehouse
730 Quirino Highway
San Bartolome, Novaliches
Quezon City

Ambassador of Habitat for Humanity (Davao City)
Contact person: Bianca Garcia Dizon
Drof-off centers:
1. Tindabaw Tropical Garden Resto, FS Dizon Rd (Bacaca Road)
2. Sweet Spot Artisan Ice Cream. Davao Crocodile Park Complex, Diversion Rd

Bangon Visayas
Ushare Union Bank

Contact person: Danny Cerence for Coordination

Contact number: 0917-630-8172
Contact person: Rowena Astillo
Contact number: 0917-630-4484

Caritas Manila
Drop-off points:
1. Caritas Office
2002 Jesus St.
Pandacan, Manila City
2. Radio Veritas Office
EDSA, West Avenue
Quezon City
3. All SM Malls (Accepting donations for Caritas Manila)
Contact number: 925-7931 to 40

Cebu Provincial Government
Drop-off center:
Ground Floor Executive Building,
Cebu Provincial Capitol
Cebu City

Contact person: Evelyn Senajon
Contact number: 254-7198 or 254-8397

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
Account name: DSWD
Landbank of the Philippines: 3122-1011-84 (Current)and 3124-0055-81 (Savings)

Drop-off center:
NAIA Chapel Road
Pasay City (at the back of CAAP)
Contact person: Fe Catalina Ea, Roel Montesa
Contact number: 09186281897, 09263469927
Email: Elma Pille –

Gawad Kalinga
Account name: Gawad Kalinga Philippine
Peso Current Account:
BPI EDSA Greenhills: 3101 0977 56
US$ Savings Account:
BPI EDSA Greenhills: 3104 0162 34
(Swift code: BOPIPHMM)
GMA Kapuso Foundation
Operation Bayanihan
Telethon hotline number: 981-1950
Available from 7:30 AM to 10PM

Drop-off centers:
1. GMA Kapuso Foundation 2nd Floor Kapuso Center,
GMA Network Drive corner Samar Streets,
Diliman, Quezon City
Contact numbers: 928-4299/ 928-9351
2. GMA Kapuso Foundation Warehouse
# 366 GMA Compound Tandang Sora Avenue
Brgy. Culiat, Quezon City
Contact number: 931-7013

Lakas Atenista Organization
Drop-off center:
Lakas Atenista Bulletin Board
Ateneo de Davao College of Law
Ateneo, Jacinto Street, Davao City

Drop-off center:
Any McDo National Capital Region (NCR) branches
(McDo in partnership with Sagip Kapamilya)

Philippine Daily Inquirer
Account name: Philippine Daily Inquirer Inc. (current account)
BPI: 4951-0067-56
Metrobank: 7286-8109-30
Contact numbers: 897-8808 or 899-4426
Look for Bianca Kasilag or Connie Kalagayan

Philippine Red Cross (PRC)
PRC Peso Account:
Account name: Philippine Red Cross
Banco de Oro: 004530018647
Metrobank: 1513041631228
Philippine National Bank: 375283500034

Drop-off center:
Philippine Red Cross
National Headquarters
Bonifacio Drive, Port Area
Manila 2803, Philippines
Phone Number: 527-0000

Tindog Tacloban
Drop-off points:
1. Victory Church Alabang
2. Victory Church Fort
Contact person: Raymund Romualdez
Contact number: 0917-318-4777

Too Busy? Help by sending SMS

All you have to do is make sure you have a load to donate. Type the following…

Text RED<space>AMOUNT to 2899 (Globe) or
4143 (Smart)

Text DONATE<space>AMOUNT<space>4-digit
M-PIN<space>REDCROSS to 2882

You can donate the following
Globe: 5, 25, 100, 300, 500 or 1000
Smart: 10, 25, 50, 100, 300, 500 or 1000

It’s the Yuletide Season already. The time to give. So, we thank you in advance for sharing to us your blessings. It means so much to us…

Maraming maraming salamat po!!!


2 Responses to “Calling for help for Yolanda (Haiyan) victims”

  1. 1 NiHAWmA "The Only ONE" November 13, 2013 at 10:09 am

    In this difficult situation, the Filipino people will always be survivors and will remain resilient amid the grief and pain so many were going through, having lost so much. Filipinos are strong and will rise again.
    Just would like to share this. Take care, be strong and God bless.

  2. 2 Sailorstarcatcher November 14, 2013 at 12:31 am

    Let’s do our part to help our fellowmen in need! 🙂

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