Bay Area Filipino Tech Startup Community Message Board › Aid for Filipino typhoon victims
San Jose, CA
I'm sure you've all heard of the horrendous result of the typhoon this past week. I hope everyone's families are safe and accounted for.
Here are some places to donate if you're interested. If anyone knows of relief events in the Bay Area, please post!
WORLD FOOD PROGRAM
The World Food Program is working to bring food to refugees around the world and people facing hardship due to natural disasters. The organization is mobilizing quickly to reach those in need in the Philippines, according to its website, and donations will help provide emergency food assistance to families and children in the area devastated by a typhoon.
PHILIPPINE RED CROSS
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has deployed assessment, rescue and relief teams to evaluate the damage from the typhoon and to support rescue efforts.
AMERICAN RED CROSS
The American Red Cross, which responds to about 70,000 natural and man-made disaster each year, is accepting donations to help people affected by the Pacific typhoon, according to its website. Donations can be made in honor of or in memory of an individual.