Other ways to help | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

You’ve sent cash online or via text to the Philippine Red Cross, packed relief goods, and raided your closet for clean blankets and clothes to give. Don’t stop there, here are more ways to help!


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Any Philippine Red Cross chapter. Visit https://www.redcross.org.ph for a location nearest you.


Schools. Universities and high schools like Ateneo, Colegio San Agustin Makati, DLSU, UST and San Beda are accepting donations as well as volunteers to help pack relief goods.


Philippine Daily Inquirer. We are also accepting donations (canned goods, water, medicine, clothes and blankets) for distribution. Simply drop them off at the Inquirer office at 1098 Chino Roces Ave., corner Mascardo and Yague Sts., Makati.


At the mall. Add a few clean packs of underwear, towels and blankets to your shopping stash and leave them at the concierge of any Ayala or Megaworld mall. SM Megamall’s event center is also collecting donations.


Fastfood coin banks. Jollibee Foods Corp. (Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, Red Ribbon and Mang Inasal) are accepting cash donations via Jollibee Foundation coin banks located on the counters at various branches.


Twister fries! Make sure to bring along canned goods, bottled water and clothes when you satisfy your craving. McDonald’s restaurants are also accepting donations.


Prive’s Contest for a Cause on Aug. 13. Featuring glam drag queens parading their evening’s finest, the P250 minimum door charge will be donated to the monsoon victims. Donations in kind are also welcome. Check out #EveningGownCompetition2012 on Twitter for more info.


Dine to Donate at Wee Nam Kee. On Aug. 13, Wee Nam Kee’s three branches (Ayala Triangle, Serendra and Alabang Town Center) will be donating 100-percent of their net proceeds to the Philippine Red Cross.


Cibo’s Sweet Fifteen. As part of Cibo’s 15th anniversary, it will be donating 15 percent of its sales to flood victims. In the meantime, their branches are also drop-off points for any donations in kind you may have.


Tears for Fears. Curt Smith of Tears for Fears announced on his website that all proceeds from merchandise sold on the day of the concert will be donated to aid flood victims.


Cha Dao milk tea. Dropping off your donations at selected Cha Dao milk tea shops will not only earn you their thanks, you’ll get a cup of their yummy milk tea on the house. Check Cha Dao’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook. com/chadaoteaplace) for a list of participating shops .


Looking for more? #ReliefPH.com (https://www.reliefph.com) has a comprehensive list that is constantly updated.




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