Volunteers from the Inquirer Group of Companies, led by
its president and CEO Sandy Prieto-Romualdez, held a soup
kitchen and distributed relief goods on Jan. 16 at evacuation
centers in Calaca town in Batangas.
The Inquirer Foundation is accepting cash donations and relief goods. Drop off face masks, sleeping mats, blankets, slippers, toiletries, cup noodles, canned goods with pop tabs, flashlights and batteries, medicines and bottled water at Philippine Daily Inquirer, 1098 Chino Roces Ave., Makati City. You may deposit cash donations through the Inquirer Foundation Corp.’s bank account—BDO current account number 007960018860. Call 88978808 local 238 or 352.• Rock Ed Philippines
Drop off hygiene kits, blankets, water, mosquito nets, canned goods, first aid kits, face masks, food for animals and eye drops which will be brought to evacuation centers through #RockEdRelief. Kara Unso is collecting donations specifically for babies in evacuation centers which will also be delivered by Rock Ed Philippines. They need breast milk, baby bottles, baby food, diapers, sleeping mats, blankets, mosquito nets, baby wipes, sanitizers and alcohol. Children with special needs who are sensitive to sound also need ear mufflers or noise-canceling headsets. Drop off points are Rock Ed Philippines, c/o Paul Hinlo (0917-5395657), 562 Batulao St., Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa, and Sacred Heart School Sun Valley.
• ABS-CBN Foundation Sagip Kapamilya
ABS-CBN Foundation is gathering donations for #SagipTaal2020. They’re accepting rice, easy-open canned goods, bottled water, face masks, diapers, hygiene kits (soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, alcohol, wipes, etc.) at Sagip Kapamilya Warehouse, #13 Examiner St., West Triangle, Quezon City. Cash donations can be made through ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc.–Sagip Kapamilya through the following bank accounts: BDO (peso account number 0039301-14199 or dollar account number 103930081622), BPI (peso account number 3051-1127-75), Metrobank (636-3-636-08808-1), PNB (ABS-CBN Foundation Inc. peso current account number 1263-70000-4128). Contact [email protected] or call 34114995.
• SM Foundation and SM Cares
You may drop off goods like clean drinking water, food, medicines and basic essentials, such as mats, blankets, pillows, water containers and utensils at the following SM Supermalls: SM City Bacoor, SM City Dasmariñas, SM City Molino, SM City Rosario, SM City Trece Martires, SM Center Imus, SM City Sta. Rosa, SM City Calamba, SM City San Pablo, SM City Lipa, SM City Batangas and SM City Lucena. • GMA Kapuso Foundation
Drop off donations at the GMA Kapuso Foundation office (Samar Ave. corner GMA Network Drive in Quezon City) from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. They’re accepting face masks, bigas, instant/cup noodles, easy-open canned goods, 3-in-1 coffee sachets, biscuits, bottled water, towels, face towels, sleeping mats, toothbrush, toothpaste, blankets, soap, etc. Cash donations may also be delivered or deposited through the following GMA Kapuso Foundation Inc. bank accounts: Metrobank (peso savings account number 098-3-098-51034-7; dollar savings 098-2-098-00244-2), Unionbank (account number 000-4-000-22679), UCPB (peso savings account number 00-115-184777-2 and 00-160-111277-7; dollar savings account number 01-115-301177-9 and 01-160-300427-6), PNB (peso savings account number 1263-1000-8797; dollar savings account number 1263-6000-8804) and BDO peso savings account number 00-469-0022189; dollar savings account number 10-469-0072135). • PAWS
Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is accepting dog food, cat food, cow feed, chicken feed, cow feed, pig feed, freshly cut grass, water and food bowls, pet carrier, leashes and collars. Drop them off at PAWS Animal Rehabilitation Center, Aurora Boulevard, Katipunan Valley, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Sundays. Cash donations can be made through PAWS’ PNB account number 1888-700-15305 and BPI account number 3943-008611 or Paypal paws.org.ph/donate.
• Cora Philippines
Cora (Communities Organized for Resource Allocation) Philippines is accepting hygiene kits (bamboo toothbrush, toothpaste, bar soap, shampoo, towels), N95 face masks, sleeping items (bed, mattress, banig, blanket, pillows), cleaning tools (mop, dust pan, broom, etc.), and food and water (rice, canned goods, water for refill). Register your donations through http://bit.ly/corataalrelief.
• Donation drive for Agoncillo, Batangas
You may donate water, food, respiratory protection masks, clothes, towels, sanitary pads, diapers and blankets for the municipality of Agoncillo,
Batangas, which is under a state of calamity. Contact Jasmine at 0917-2501023 or Sharmaine at 0917-3051643. Drop off contacts are Rex Jardinero (15F PSBank Center, Paseo de Roxas corner Sedeno St., Makati, across Ayala Triangle; 0916-2915537), Alli Larion (National Commission for Culture and the Arts, 633 General Luna St., Intramuros, Manila; 0930-3352246) and Jasmine Salem (University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance, 1101 R.P. De Guzman, UP Diliman, Quezon City). You may also coordinate directly with Agoncillo Relief Center through 0926-3894494 (Janeth), 0956-3974048 (Joma), 0905-6590084 (Shai), 0920-9035592 (Atty. Cindy). • Mama’s Cradle
Carina Jimenez Suarez, who runs an animal sanctuary for rescued dogs, has been assisting animals including horses, cats, pigs, goats and ducks who have been rescued from affected areas and offering help to farms and other places that are serving as temporary shelters for the displaced animals. She has begun feeding programs and is looking for volunteers and donations of wet and dry dog food, horse feed, local honey, medicine, used ice cream containers that can be used to hold food, and water and cleaning materials. Cash will also be used to buy medicine for animals and high-protein dog food for puppies and lactating dogs. A horse trailer could be helpful too if someone has one they can lend. Donations can be dropped off at Miss C Salon, 49 Doña Soledad Ave., Better Living, Parañaque, or Mama’s Cradle, Lot 3 Block 11 Argentina St., Better Living, Parañaque. Call 0917-5728880.
Don’t have extra money to buy relief goods? You can always donate your time.
Help repack family food packs and relief items at the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office, IV-A Warehouse, Barangay Gregoria de Jesus, GMA, Cavite (in front of Barangay Hall), or National Resource Operations Center, Chapel Rd., Pasay City, from 8 a.m. onwards.
• Red Cross
Help sort clothes for the affected families at Philippine Red Cross National Headquarters, Edsa corner Boni Ave., Mandaluyong, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 0926-6193226.