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Here’s how you can help the victims of the monsoon

In Philippine Star Column on August 10, 2012 at 1:12 am

Lend a hand to victims this weekend!

Although not of Ondoy-esque proportions (thank goodness) the heavy and consistent rains over the past couple of days have certainly displaced thousands of individuals and families. Even if we are better prepared this time around with evacuation centersand information dissemination, the monsoon’s unpredictability continues to cause damage and renders most roads to smaller barangays and districts un-passable. It is not recommended that private citizens go out themselves to deliver rescue and relief goods, as this may result in more injuries, and even fatalities, but there are ways you can help. The easiest, of course, is through monetary donations but if you’d rather volunteer your services or donate goods, there are many ways you can do it without risking your own life and leaving the professionals to do it with safety a priority.

As of this writing, here’s a shortlist of what you can do to help:

What To Give

Items for packed goods:

• Bottled water

• Rice (bigas)

• Packed noodles

• Crackers and chips

• Milk and juice

• Canned goods

• Vitamins or medicine

• Clothes

• Tarpaulins

• Mats or rugs

• Blankets

• Medical Equipment (bandages, gauze, betadine, antibiotics)

 

 

Drop-Off Points

• Angel Brigade Headquarters

2/F Franck Provost Building,

120 Jupiter St., Bel-Air Makati

Donations accepted 24 hours.

Tel .nos. (02) 897-0383 or (02) 897-0307

Other depot areas for Angel Brigade include:

• Franck Provost Salon

Molito Complex, Madrigal Avenue,

Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa

Donations accepted from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m..

Look for Jane or Carla.

Tel nos. (02) 772-3284 or 772-3286

• Urban Ashram High Street Branch

3rd Floor, Active Fun Building,

9th cor. 28th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City

Donations accepted from 9a.m. – 5 p.m..

Look for Martin or Trisha.

Tel. no. (02) 869-YOGA (9642)

• Urban Ashram Kapitolyo branch

Suite 302, 3 Brixton Street,

Kapitolyo, Pasig City

Donations accepted from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m..

Look for Mandy or Angelo.

Tel. no. (02) 661-YOGA (9642)

The organizers behind Megatent and Corinthian relief operations are accepting donations fro 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Gerry Peñalosa Boxing Gym, Libis on top of Causeway restaurant. Canned goods, drinking water, and old clothes are welcome.

Bigger organizations such as the Red Cross are also accepting goods. To get more details log on to redcross.org.ph/donate.

Food Donations

1) Chef Roland and Jackie Laudico are offering their kitchen and culinary skills to prepare hot meals for evacuation centers. Ingredients and items needed:

Raw Foods:

• Raw pork, chicken or beef

• Rice (bigas or sticky)

• Vegetables

• Garlic

• Onion

• Ginger

• Salt and pepper

• Soy sauce

• Vinegar

Containers:

Biodegradable plates

and containers

(the ones for take-out)

• Big paper bags or

Orocans to help

transport food

• Plastic utensils

Items can be dropped off at: Bistro Filipino Restaurant (please enter through the back) 3rd Avenue, Net Square Bldg Bonifacio Global City (across McDonald’s) contact nos. 0917-8002433 or (02)856-0541.

2) Brgy Soup Kitchen is now accepting ingredient donations: whole chicken (chopped), 1/4 sticky & 3/4 regular rice, large eggs, patis, & ginger. Please drop off at PenPen Restaurant. Directions can be found online at Foursquare.com.

3) Binalot Fiesta Foods is now accepting food pledges of P50 and up. Proceeds will be used by Binalot to prepare and distribute food to people and areas who are immediately and desperately in need. You can choose from any of their “Pledge packages” and “order” as many as you want with different payment options by visiting Binalot’s Facebook and Multiply pages.

Still want to help? Re-post, re-tweet and share information responsibly. There’s a lot of garbage out there, don’t let it already add up to mess the rains have made. Good luck to everyone and happy helping!

The Angel Care Fund

In Living a Life Off-Center on March 9, 2011 at 3:09 am

I learned during a recent manifestation workshop that one of the best ways to attract abundance in your life is through “tithing”. Tithing implies giving a portion of your earnings to a charitable cause or to people in your life who are in need. Tithing isn’t always about money, it can also be about time spent with someone, or effort placed into a project that can help others. The key to tithing is consistency, it doesn’t have to be for example, a big amount, as long as you give something on a regular basis.

I would like to invite all my readers and friends to place the Angel Care Fund in their giving radar in the even that you, your friends or your family, would like to tithe :0)

Donations can be received in any amount, cash or cheques, payable to Isdanco Foundation Incorporated. You can indicate on the cheque that it be placed for The Angel Care fund specifically.  You may contact The Isdanco Foundation at:

(632) 8970383 Fax. (632) 8970307 loc 102 Mobile: 09188970383/ 09178970383.

Feel free to share the information with anyone and everyone.

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Be an angel to someone else this week!

In Living a Life Off-Center on September 19, 2010 at 4:42 pm

Be an Angel to someone else!

If you’re in the mood to do some good this week, come to Powerplant Mall in Rockwell. The Angel Brigade is celebrating their 1st anniversary with a week long photo and installation exhibit that celebrates all the projects they have done since typhoon Ondoy in 2009. There will also be a silent auction with volunteers donating their services in order to raise funds for Angel Brigade’s ongoing projects. The current project has the Angel Brigade partnered up with Escuela Taller in setting up a livelihood center in Barangay Concepcion in Malabon. Feel free to repost this invitation and do encourage others to keep the spirit of volunteerism alive! See you at the South Court (near Zara) of Powerplant from September 20-26 and take a look at the auction pedestals that will be distributed around the mall. Anyone and everyone welcome to take a look at the exhibit and to bid on items from a Philippe Charriol watch, anti-aging treatments from Dra. Aivee Teo, a custom  made gown by Tippi Ocampo, a portrait by fashion photographer Pat Dy, running lessons from a professional coach, a beautiful three seater sofa from Nest and many other wonderful items.

For more information on The Angel Brigade look for them on Facebook!