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Tulong-Tulong Tayo: Here's Where You Can Send Donations For Taal VictimsOur fellowmen are in need of donations like clothing, hygiene kits, and food.by Kitty Elicay .
More than 30,000 individuals were displaced from their homes when the Taal volcano erupted on January 12, 2020, with residents of the island and surrounding areas in Batangas and Cavite fleeing to evacuation centers (Click here for a list of affected barangays). And according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, they are still eyeing a total of around 300,000 people for evacuation.
It is time to do our part and help our kababayans. According to Philippine Red Cross Chairman and Senator Richard Gordon, their agency is already open to receiving relief goods including:
- Face masks
- Bottled water
- Sleeping mats and blankets
- Easy-open canned goods
- Cup noodles
- 3-in-1 coffee sachets
- Cleaning materials
- Hygiene kits (toothbrush and toothpaste, soap, sanitary napkins, and diapers)
- Clean and decent clothing
Where to send your donations to Taal victims
Should you wish to donate, here is a list of local government units and organizations arranging relief drives for the Taal victims:ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Philippine Red Cross Cavite Chapter
Provincial Government of BatangasADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Department of Social Welfare and DevelopmentADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
GMA Kapuso Foundation
Rotaract Club of Manila (San Pedro East and Taal-Lemery SHADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Southern Tagalog Serve the People Corps
Schools in Metro Manila and Calabarzon have also stepped up to help:
Ateneo de Manila UniversityADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
De La Salle University
De La Salle LipaADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Polytechnic University of the Philippines
St. Scholastica’s College-ManilaADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
University of the Philippines
University of Santo TomasADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
The animals that were left behind are also in need of rescue and care! For donations, these organizations can help.
PETA AsiaADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
CARA Welfare PhilippinesADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Want to help? Click here for a list of organizations where the whole family can do volunteer work.