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A UNICEF worker talks with the mother of a young girl, injured in Nepal's recent earthquake, at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu. You can help children and families affected by the Nepal Earthquake. Donate now at http://donate.unicef.ph or call 758-1000 / 758-1442 today. © UNICEF/NYHQ2015-1015/Nybo

UNICEF seeks donations to help children in Nepal

 

   UNICEF is mobilizing an urgent response to meet the needs of children affected by the earthquake in Nepal on 25 April. With children accounting for half the country’s population, UNICEF fears the disaster, which is reported to have already killed thousands of people, will have a severe impact on children. UNICEF has prepositioned supplies, including water purification tablets, hygiene kits, tarpaulins and nutrition supplies, and is working with government and other partners to meet children’s immediate needs in the areas of water and sanitation, child protection, health and nutrition. Viewed 28190 times by 3816 viewers James T. AustriaHello, Hi, […]

Habitat for Humanity Philippines' Official Media Release #1 - Typhoon Hagupit.

Habitat for Humanity launches appeal to assist those affected by Typhoon Hagupit

 

 Appeal to assist Habitat  for  Humanity  has  launched  an  appeal  to  assist  families  affected  by  Typhoon  Hagupit  (called  Ruby  in  the  Philippines).  The  storm  made  first  landfall  on  Samar,  an  island  in  the  Visayas,  Philippines,  late  in  the  evening  of  Saturday,  6th of  December. According  to  the  Philippines  National  Disaster  Risk  Reduction  and  Management  Council,  more  than  130,000   families  were  evacuated  in  six  regions  of  the  Philippines. “Habitat  for  Humanity  is  sheltering  evacuated  families  in  Leyte,  Cebu  and  Surigao  del  Sur  provinces  of  the   Philippines.  Staff  and  materials  are  prepositioned  and  we  will  begin  to  support  affected  families […]

“Hope After the Storm” Online Photo Challenge.

Share a photo, win a GoPro HERO

 

 Just got this online photo contest invite from the mailbox and we want to share it with you, especially those who have been to Tacloban after the devastation of Typhoon Yolanda. It says, “(The) U.S. Embassy. In observance of the 1st Anniversary of Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan, (we) are conducting a photo contest called “Hope After the Storm” Online Photo Challenge. Up for grabs is a GoPro Hero camera.” This contest is open to all, and isn’t just for photo bloggers or professional photographers.  Two renowned photographers and two Embassy representatives will judge the contest.  Anyone residing in the Philippines can join.  For […]

ME-ME TIME. Japan's all-female AV group me-me perform in the Philippines for fund-raising project.

Japan’s all-female AV group me-me perform in the Philippines for fund-raising project

 

 Japan‘s all-female AV group me-me perform in the Philippines for fund-raising project to help people who lost jobs and homes during the typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban. City Councilor Cristina G. Romualdez represented Cristina’s Learn and Earn Program (CLEP) and is the beneficiary of the Php 240,000 that was handed over by me-me and S88.com. S88.com is one of the world’s leading online gaming group who brought me-me for a one-night concert in Solaire Resort and Casino. S88.com is an online entertainment business with Philippine license from First Cagayan Leisure & Resort Corporation (FCLRC). S88.com also donated 263 starter kits alongside […]

REBUILDING BOHOL. Chris Tiu and Brian Poe Llamanzares (foreground) build a house in Loon, Catagbacan Norte, Bohol for Habitat Youth project.

Celebrities and youth builders join hands to rebuild Bohol

 

 This ain’t a put on, this ain’t a show. No studio cameras or clapper. This is not for promotion of any upcoming movie or basketball league but these guys humbly took part for today’s Habitat Youth Build in Bohol. Actors Cesar Montano and Alvin Anson; entertainment writer Dolly Ann Carvajal; youth leader Brian Poe Llamanzares; Seth Hiranand and Simon Tantoco of HFH Youth Council; Bb. Pilipinas-World 2006 Anna Maris Igpit; and Habitat for Humanity ambassador Chris Tiu (with wife and two siblings), dedicated one whole day participatng to this momentous event to help rebuild Bohol from the damaged caused by […]

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT'S SISTER KRIS AQUINO AND GLOBE CEO ERNEST CU SHARED THE STAGE AT THE LAUNCH OF PROJECT WONDERFUL. Globe's Project Wonderful: A whole lot of exciting and wonderful experiences for consumers, partners, entrepreneurs, and enterprises.

Globe’s Project Wonderful: A whole lot of exciting and wonderful experiences for consumers, partners, entrepreneurs, and enterprises

 

 It was a trade fair of what’s new and what’s more to come when Globe reinforces commitment to customers and nation with Project Wonderful – a program launched after the country was hit by typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), prompting the leading telecommunications company to proactively take part in nation-building initiatives through its Bangon Pinoy disaster response and relief efforts. “Through Project Wonderful, Globe Telecom aims to create a wonderful world for families and underprivileged Filipinos who have been affected by natural calamities and disasters,” said Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu.  Globe also partnered with Gawad Kalinga and helped rebuild 100 […]

DENNIS ORCULLO PLAYS FOR TYPHOON HAIYAN RELIEF. The World Professional Billiard League plays for the benefit of Typhoon Haiyan relief.

The World Professional Billiard League plays for the benefit of Typhoon Haiyan relief

 

   The World Professional Billiard League will host WPBL All Star Charity Billiards Challenge for Philippine typhoon relief at the WPBL Arena Friday February 14, 2014 at 6:30 PM. Proceeds from the pay-per-view match as well as the entire WPBL playoffs will benefit those affected by the devastation that Typhoon Haiyan unleashed on the island country in Southeast Asia on November 7, 2013. The WPBL benefit will feature three of the world’s best Filipino players: Dennis Orcollo (12th worldwide), and Carlo Biado (3rd worldwide) and acting as the team captain is the WPBL’s #1 ranked player Warren Kiamco. Team “Philippines” […]

CHRISTMAS DAY IN TACLOBAN. Spending Christmas in Visayas with Cebu Pacific's 'Pasko ni Juan sa Tacloban'.

Spending Christmas in Visayas as volunteer for Cebu Pacific’s ‘Pasko ni Juan sa Tacloban!’

 

 First of all, we thanked Cebu Pacific for making this happen. It all started with our email conversation with PR agency, Stratworks Inc. (Cebu Pacific Air is one of their clients), who asked us if we were willing to celebrate (voluntarily) Christmas day in Tacloban and be there to help spend the season of joy and smile with the people of Tacloban. We immediately said ‘yes‘ because we really wanted to see Tacloban in our own very eyes since Typhoon Yolanda made that unforgettable landfall in the province that brought disaster and death in most of the Visayas region. We […]

THE SILENT AUCTION IN AYALA MALLS. Be part of Ayala Malls 'Silent Auction' and celebrate the 'Joys of Giving & Sharing'.

Be part of Ayala Malls ‘Silent Auction’ and celebrate the ‘Joys of Giving & Sharing’

 

 If you have time and money to spend – for a cause, you may do so by participating Ayala Malls ‘Silent Auction‘ and celebrate the ‘Joys of Giving & Sharing’ series of select fashion, gadget and beauty brands such as Bauhaus, Benefit, Chronos, Fred Perry, Geox, Hush Puppies, Power Mac Center, Sebago, Swatch, Thomas Sabo, XOXO, 101 New York, among others. The auction is for the benefit of Bulig Bisaya, a fund raising drive for the rehabilitation of Carles and Estancia Towns, adopted communities of Ayala Land in Northern Iloilo. You may proceed at the following Ayala Malls on these schedules […]

P1 FOR EVERY CRISPY BUTTER CHICKEN SOLD. KFC Philippines will donate Php 1.00 for every Crispy Butter Chicken sold.

KFC Philippines Supports World Food Programme Through “Buckets of Love”

 

 KFC Philippines is one of the leading fast food chains in the country, specializing in the Original Recipe Chicken, Hot & Crispy Chicken, Bucket Meals, Unlimited Gravy, Streetwise and Krushers. The delicious taste of KFC is a result of their world-famous heritage and appreciation of the local palate. From signature recipes, processes and product innovations, KFC Philippines is committed to serving up dishes and moments that are, simply, so good. For everyone’s information, KFC Philippines has a longtime partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and they are further strengthening it through ‘Buckets of Love.’ This is a […]

GIVE BACK PHILIPPINES. Justin Bieber showed love and support to Typhoon Yolanda affected communities in Tacloban City.

Justin Bieber showed love and support to Typhoon Yolanda affected communities in Tacloban City

 

 International pop-superstar Justin Bieber earned back the love and respect from his Filipino fans when he, without much fanfare, visited the Typhoon Yolanda affected communities in Tacloban City, Tuesday morning, December 10, via private jet, reportedly owned by local comedian and host, Willie Revillame. Photos of the young star posted on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook showed Justin kissing and playing hoops (read: basketball) with the kids from Tacloban that showed an warmth gesture brought by the young superstar for the Philippines. The visit was part of his #GiveBackPhilippines campaign to generate funds for Yolanda survivors. Through his Twitter account and various websites, […]

BENEFIT CONCERT IN AMERICA FOR TYPHOON YOLANDA VICTIMS. American artists to perform for a benefit concert for the rehabilitation of Typhoon Yolanda victims.

American artists to perform for a benefit concert for the rehabilitation of Typhoon Yolanda victims

 

 This is just amazing. More than 10 classic American artists are set to perform for a benefit concert for the rehabilitation of Typhoon Yolanda victims slated to take place on December 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Citizen’s Business Bank Arena, in Ontario, California. The benefit show dubbed as “Philippines Relief Concert: All Star Charity Show,” the concert, was the fruit of a conversation between Mr. John Gummoe of the Cascades, and Mr.Danee Samonte of Steve O’ Neal Productions. Both Mr.Gummoe and Mr. Samonte had heard about the desperate situation of the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda, and wanted to come up with a fundraising event. American musical artists, most of who have […]

PLEASE DONATE. How to become a World Food Programme donor and reach out to those affected by Typhoon Yolanda.

How to become a World Food Programme donor and reach out to those affected by Typhoon Yolanda

 

 Families in the Philippines desperately need your help. Super Typhoon Haiyan has left 2.5 million people in need of emergency food assistance. To put that into perspective, WFP supported 2 million people with food assistance following the Haiti earthquake in 2010. wfp.org/typhoon. Sources say this typhoon is the strongest storm to make landfall – ever. WFP is racing to respond with High Energy Biscuits and other basic food supplies. In the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan’s devastation, 2.5 million people in the Philippines are in need of emergency food assistance. Working with our partners, WFP is mobilising quickly to reach those […]

TO PHILIPPINES WITH LOVE ROM TUNE HOTELS AND AIRASIA ZEST. Tune Hotels are joining hands with AirAsia Zest to extend relief aid to typhoon devastated communities in central Philippines.

Tune Hotels are joining hands with AirAsia Zest to extend relief aid to typhoon devastated communities in central Philippines

 

 AirAsia Zest and Tune Hotels, officially starts To Philippines With Love, a donation and relief drive aimed at helping typhoon devastated communities in central Philippines. Read official announcement below. To Philippines With Love, involves free airlift of goods and transport for accredited rescue, humanitarian and medical workers. Donations are accepted at AirAsia Zest cargo office in Manila and will soon be extended to all AirAsia and AirAsia X regional network in ASEAN countries including China and Australia. AirAsia Zest is freeing up cargo space on its domestic and international flights for delivery of relief goods. For those who are keen […]

JOLLIBEE SENDS DONATIONS TO TYPHOON VICTIMS. Present during the check handover were (from left) JGF Vice President Bellen Rillo, President Grace A. Tan Caktiong, DSWD Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman, DSWD Undersecretary for Institutional Development Group Angelita Gregorio-Medel, Jollibee Vice President for Marketing Harvey T. Ong and JGF Executive Director Gisela Tiongson.

Jollibee Group Foundation sends Php 2M donations to Typhoon Maring’s victims

 

 The largest fast food chain, also known as the number one family fast food chain in the Philippines, Jollibee, is keeping true to their mission to keep Filipino families at heart by sending support to victims of Habagat and Typhoon Maring by donating Php 2 million to the relief efforts of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). In addition, Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) and Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF), the company’s corporate social responsibility arm, have extended relief assistance to critically hit areas in Metro Manila and Luzon. Maring‘s estimated damaged was pegged at Php 67 million when it left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), […]