AFTER THE devastation wrought by typhoon Rolly (international name: Goni) — the strongest typhoon to hit land this year — on Catanduanes and Bicol, it was followed up by typhoon Ulysses which swamped parts of Metro Manila, Rizal, and has turned the provinces of Cagayan and Isabella into landlocked seas.
Many people are asking how they can help those who have been badly affected by these disasters. Here is a list of organizations and individuals — from schools, to media giants, to party list groups, to NGOs, to a K-pop fans club, to artists — that are asking for donations to help the victims of Typhoon Rolly. The list will be updated as more information arrives.
THE OFFICE of the Vice-President continues to accept donations for those affected by the numerous typhoons that hit the country. The office’s Angat Buhay program is accepting in kind donations. Those who want to donate, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0998-591-7388 or 0966-544-3889. The drop-off location is the Quezon City Reception House, 10th Street Barangay Mariana, New Manila, Quezon City. They are requesting donations of rice, canned goods (with easy-open cans), noodles, and other ready-to-eat items. They also accept hygiene kits, cooked meals, mattresses, blankets, pillows, first aid kits, and medicines.
YOUNG FEMINISTS COLLECTIVE
YOUNG Feminists Collective is collecting donations for areas affected by Typhoon Ulysses. Donations will go towards providing typhoon survivors with basic meals and snacks, hygiene kits, masks, milk, and essential medicines. They already have partners on the ground in Isabela, and they are focusing on hard-to-reach evacuation centers (such as those that have to be reached by boat). Donation channels are as follows: BDO (Dasha Uy, Account No. 005630499247, BPI (Brenda Pureza, Account No. 3089286912) and GCash (Dawn Marie Castro, 0998-980-7640).
TULONG KABATAAN NETWORK
TULONG Kabataan is a relief and rehabilitation network initiated by Kabataan Partylist to help victims of floods, typhoons, and other natural disasters. It is now collecting donations for areas affected by Typhoon Ulysses (a campaign for Bicol-based Typhoon Rolly victims is still under way). Donations will go straight to the Tulong Kabataan Organization in Santiago City, Isabela. Donations can be coursed through BDO (Cheries Mae V. Bernaldo, Account No. 0067-8100-8209) and GCash (Keith Sheremai Jover, 0966-961-0510). Meanwhile, Tulong Kabataan, in partnership with BunnyWolf PH, Brightwin Nation, and Brights Philippines FC, is calling for donations for those affected by Typhoon Rolly. Donations can be sent via PayPal: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or via GCash: 0917-1557-610 (Sherlan S.) or 0936-911-8083 (Aiza Castillo).
DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY NETWORK
DE LA SALLE University-Manila is collecting donations for families affected by the typhoons in the following areas: Bicol, Batangas, Marikina, and Rizal. Under the account name De La Salle Brothers, Inc., one can make donations through BDO (0021-980-159-37), BPI (3103-3749-86), and RCBC (7590-569-081). Over at De La Salle University- Dasmarinas, one can donate through BPI (0961-0041-44) under account name DLSU-Dasmariñas. One can also donate through the UnionBank Mobile App, choosing DLSU Dasmariñas Donation, with purpose “Disaster Relief Response” under the menu for Pay Bills.
IVAN REVERENTE ART PRINTS
ARTIST Ivan Reverente calls on people: “Tulong tayo guys!” He is selling prints of his works with 100% of the proceeds (after printing costs) to be donated to relief operations helping the victims of bagyong Ulysses. Available for Metro Manila orders only, with shipping via ride couriers for now. Prints range in price from P1,200 (plus shipping) to P3,550 (plus shipping). All prints are done with archival paper. Visit his Facebook page to see the images for sale and for details on ordering.
THE GMA Kapuso Foundation calls for donations to give aid to people who may be affected by Typhoon Rolly. To donate online to GMA Kapuso Foundation, visit www.gmanetwork.com/kapusofoundation/donate.
THE ABS-CBN Foundation is accepting cash donations as part of its Sagip Kapamilya program to reach out to Filipinos affected by Typhoon Rolly. Those interested may donate through the following accounts: BDO (Peso Account) 0039301-14199 Swift Code: BNORPHMM; BDO (Dollar Account) 1039300-81622 Swift Code: BNORPHMM; BPI 3051-1155-88 Swift Code: BOPIPHMM; Metrobank 636-3-636-08808-1 Swift Code: MBTCPHMM; PNB 1263-7000-4128 Swift Code: PNBMPHMM; Security Bank 000003312430-0 Swift Code: SETCPHMM.
ROBERT ALEJANDRO DONATION DRIVE
ARTIST and TV host Robert Alejandro is offering to create caricatures of your children in exchange for a donation to help victims of the typhoon. Those interested can send Mr. Alejandro a personal message with the photo of the child and their e-mail address via his personal Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/kuya.robert) and upon donation, he will be sending the high-resolution photo to the e-mail address.
TEAM #RockEdRelief is collecting non-perishables to send to Bicol, and two barangays in Batangas. They are looking for: blankets, laundered clothes, towels, socks, pillows, sleeping mats, mosquito nets, canned food (for now), used tarpaulins (for floor coverings). Commune, Polaris St., Makati (Bgy Poblaciòn) is receiving donations in kind starting Nov. 4 from noon to 4 p.m. Labeled boxes or transparent bags are appreciated in order to avoid opening packages. For purchasing assistance (meant for brand new underwear, sanitary napkins, diapers, and hygiene kits), send donations to BPI 3080-0073-44 Rock Ed Philippines and send the amount and name for donor’s receipt recording.
THE SAME Tulong Kabataan is also holding a separate donation drive for those affected by the typhoon in the Bicol Region and the National Capital Region (NCR). Donations can be made in cash and in kind. For cash donations, donate via the BPI Savings Account number 008339 4735 53 or BDO Savings Account number 012220 0134 36. Both are under the name of Thalia R. Villela. Those who want to donate in kind or via GCash can do so by contacting Joshua Marcial via 0195-268-3515. Paypal donations are also accepted via paypal.me/trvillela.
AN ORGANIZATION from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is also holding a donation drive for those affected by the typhoon in Bicol and NCR. Donations can be made via GCash through Christine Franes (0918-348-3943) or via PayMaya through Jersey Mari Arante (0917-885-1280). Donations can also be made through the BPI Savings Account number 4869 1284 95 under the name Maria Czarina Mapili and via Paypal: email@example.com
THE BICOL fan group of K-Pop boy group Day6 is calling for donations to provide assistance to help Bicolanos affected by the super typhoon. The group is asking for cash and in kind donations and noted that they are prioritizing rice, non-perishable goods, clothes, and potable water. Those who want to donate in cash can do so via GCash (0905-4626-654), via PayMaya (0905-4626-654), via BPI Savings Account number 0669120168, and via PayPal at paypal.me/mydaysbicol. A copy of the deposit slip should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Those who want to donate in kind can drop off their donations at Sta. Rafaela Maria Students Home, Sagpon, Daraga, Albay, 4501. For more information, call 0999-4820-934 and 0951-5091-524.
NON-PARTISAN, non-governmental organization based in Quezon City, Kaya Natin, is also holding a donation drive for typhoon victims and is asking for cash donations. Those who want to donate can do so via BPI Account number 3081-1173-72 under the name KN Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership, Inc., or via Paypal at kayanatin.ph/donate. Send your deposit slips to email@example.com. For inquiries contact Kaya Natin at 0917-822-6628 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
TABANGAN TA ANG CATANDUANES
SEVERAL medical groups including the Association of Medical Doctors of Asia Philippines are asking for donations specifically for those in Catanduanes affected by the typhoon. Deposits can be made through GCash via Karen Martinez (0956-4211-832) or via the BDO Savings Account number 002650493646 under the name Marian Faye H. de Claro.
THE 6TH MEDICINE Student Council of the College of Medicine, Bicol University is doing a donation drive for Bicolanos affected by the typhoon. The donations can be made through BPI (1639-0764-89) and GCash (0965-4811-357) under the name Christian F. Picones. Donations are also accepted via LandBank of the Philippines (1496-249-530), PayMaya (0919-95403519), and Metrobank (677-3-677-07866-0) all under the name Irene C. Velasco. To confirm your donation, send a message to 0965-481-1357 via SMS Viber or Telegram.
UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES LOS BANOS
THE STUDENT union of the University of the Philippines Los Baños is holding a donation drive to benefit the victims of the typhoon from the CALABARZON and Bicol Region. Those who want to donate can do so via Landbank (1896-3525-73) and GCash (0953-3081-839) both under the name Maria Joy D. Dela Providencia. Donations can also be made through Paypal at paypal.me/stpbuplb. For in kind donations contact 0953-3081-839. Those who want to volunteer their time can sign up via https://bit.ly/3fWlitu.
SINING Banwa, a community-based multi-arts organization based in Albay is calling for donations to help those affected in Barangay Busay in Daraga, Albay and other communities. Donations can be made in cash and in kind. Those who want to donate in kind can drop off their donations at Sining Banwa Harong Door 4, ALA Compound, Orange St., Sunrise Subdivision, Cruzada, Legazpi City. In cash donations can be made through BPI (0859-2548-45) under Jobert Landeza, Chinabank (108002036024; Swift code: CHBKPHMM) under Sining Banwa Albay Performance Collective Inc, GCash (0935-465-9359) under the name Jobert Landeza. For more information, contact 0975-981-4207.
TANGING YAMAN FOUNDATION
TANGING Yaman Foundation is asking for donations for those affected by the typhoon. In kind donations are requested to be in the form of canned goods, instant noodles, bottled water, rice, hygiene kits, diapers, sanitary napkins, and powdered milk. In kind donations can be dropped off at the ADMU (Ateneo de Manila University) LS Covered courts. Monetary donations can be made through the Metrobank account of the Tanging Yaman Foundation, Inc., at 448-7-44800988-9 or via GCash at 0947-565-9544. Checks should be made payable to Tanging Yaman Foundation, Inc. For more information contact the foundation via 0947-565-95244.
AKOBAKWIT, a non-governmental organization promoting and protecting the rights and welfare of the internally displaced, is also calling for donations for typhoon victims. Donations can be made through Ako Bakwit BPI Savings Account at 0293-0053-79, Paymaya at 0917-607-7718, PayPal at email@example.com, and GCash 0917-607-7718. In kind donations can be dropped off at Ziya Boutique, ground floor, Glorietta 3, Makati City.
ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY
THE OFFICIAL disaster response and management team of the Ateneo de Manila University is collecting donations for typhoon victims via the Ateneo de Manila University BPI Savings Account (Peso) at 3083-7210-56. More donation options are available at giving.ateneo.edu.
GABRIELA Philippines, a non-governmental organization advocating for women’s rights, is also calling for donations for families affected by the typhoon. For cash donations, donate via the Lingap Gabriela, Inc. Chinabank Account (105002008935) with Swift Code: CHBKPHMM. For donations in kind, drop offs are at Lingap Gabriela Office at SATU Bldg., Blk 73, Lot 11, Don Mariano Marcos Ave., North Fairview, Quezon City, or at the Gabriela Women’s Party Office, #25 K-10 St., West Kamias, Quezon City, or at the Gabriela National Office at #35 Scout Delgado, Brgy. Laging Handa, Quezon City. For more information, contact 8464-2652 or 0977-6344808.
BAYAN MUNA PARTYLIST BAYANG MATULUNGIN RELIEF OPERATIONS
THE BAYAN Muna Partylist is asking for in kind donations — in the form of canned goods, bottled water, clothes, hygiene kits, and medicine — and cash donations for those affected by the typhoon. Those who want to donate in kind can drop off their donations at Block 31 Lot 13 A. Bonifacio St., New Capitol Estate 1, Brgy. Batasan Hills, District 2, Quezon City. Cash donations can be made through GCash (0917-168-6352), PayMaya (0917-168-6352), or PayPal paypal.me/leafullon. Contact Sarah Velasco at 0923-535-419 for inquiries.
JCI PHILIPPINES-OPLAN KAAGAPAY SUPER TYPHOON ROLLY
THE JUNIOR Chamber International (JCI) is asking for donations both in kind (canned goods, towels, hygiene kits, relief packages) and in cash. Donation drop-off point is located at the JCI Philippines Headquarters, 14 Don A. Roces Ave., Quezon City, Metro Manila. Contact NED Constantine Ignacio (0917-533-7474) for inquiries and for donations in-kind. Cash donations can be made through BDO, Quezon Avenue-Heroes Hills Branch (Junior Chamber International Phils., Inc. / Smart Checking Account No. 002018025076 / Swift Code BNORPHMM). To coordinate cash donations, contact NC John Joshua Cudia (0935-426-8718).
JUANSPARK YOUTH LEADERS
JUANSPARK Youth Leaders are asking for donations of at least P20 for the benefit of the typhoon victims. Donations can be made through BDO (Nanette Tagudar / 007960016388), BPI (Marielle Alemania / 0129399139) or GCash (Charmaine Gilo / 0977-455-3757). Contact Marielle Alemania at 0949-167-1154 for inquiries.
CAMPUS ALLIANCE FOR DEDICATED AND UNIFIED ACTION-UP BAGUIO
THE CAMPUS Alliance for Dedicated and Unified Action at University of the Philippines-Baguio is asking for monetary donations for typhoon victims. Those who want to donate can do so via BPI (1249249609), GCash (Cielo Madarang / 0915-884-8927), BDO (Laika Jezrel G. Mendoza / 005050274444), Land Bank (Airah Carhize Ami / 0226473556), PayMaya (Luianna Isabel Santos / 0927-256-9460), PayPal paypal.me/venicenieva.
UP CATANDUNGAN TABANG CATANDUANES
A UNIVERSITY of the Philippines Los Baños group is asking for donations in cash and in kind for those affected by the typhoon in Catanduanes. Cash donations can be made through Metrobank (Romeo Russel Ham Somido / 1813 1813 62996) BDO (Shilley Babe P. Sta. Rosa / 0060 3023 3660), GCash (Carla Angelica Tulipat / 0917-780-5158), PayMaya (Carla Angelica Tulipat / 0920-911-2805). For in-kind donations, coordinate with Ma. Arlene S. Borja (0917-307-9148) or Meyrick U. Tablizo (0947-614-3724).
KALINGA SA PANAHON NG PANDEMYA
THE DONATION drive focused on helping people through the pandemic is now also asking for donations for those affected by the typhoon. Donations can be in cash or in kind. In kind donations can be dropped off at SM Fairview, contact Maverick or Jemimah at 0977-219-0229. Cash donations can be made via PNB (Jemimah Keren R. Ladeza at 107910038784), GCash (Maverick Segismundo at 0977-219-0229) or PayPal paypal.me/MiguelAntonioLegaspi.
A COMMUNITY of advocates for Philippine Farmers, Tagani PH, is asking for cash donations to benefit their partner-farmers who have been affected by the typhoon. Donations can be made through PayPal paypal.me/TaganiPH and through GCash, UnionBank, and BPI. Details on those bank accounts can be accessed via https://twitter.com/TaganiPH/status/1323227774811693058/photo/1.
SAGIP KANAYUNAN-OPLAN RESCUE COUNTRYSIDE
SAGIP Kanayunan, a relief and rehabilitation effort of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas to benefit peasant communities affected by typhoons and other calamities, is now accepting donations for typhoon ravaged farmers and fisherfolks. The successive typhoons since Nika, Ofel, Pepito, and Quinta resulted in severe losses for palay farmers. The effort is asking for in kind donations such as common medicines, seeds, farm tools, and supplies. For cash donations, BPI (Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas/Peso Account 445-1001-286/Dollar Account 445-4002-488). To drop off in kind donations, contact the organization through its Twitter account https://twitter.com/kmp_phl.
IUPLIFT, a student-led initiative providing students with distance learning tools, is asking for donations for its partner communities in Labo and Basud, Camariñes Norte. One may donate through BPI (Zion Enrico Licup, 006216674918) or through GCash (Megumi Hosena, 0999-397-5745). They will also provide relief packs and hot meals to selected evacuation centers.