Caritas Manila calls for donations for PH typhoon victims
Updated: Nov 13, 2020
Caritas Manila, the lead social service ministry of the Catholic Church in the Philippines, is calling for donations for typhoon victims after two strong typhoons hit the country this November.
On Facebook, Caritas Manila appealed for both spiritual and financial assistance for the victims of typhoons Rolly (international name: Goni) and Ulysses (international name: Vamco).
Caritas Manila said the the cash donations will be used for the following:
Manna food bag: P760 value (includes rice, canned goods, bihon noodles, mung beans, salt, sugar, oatmeal, and eco bag)
Shelter materials: P5,000 value
Clean water: P110 value
Blankets, mosquito nets, and sleeping mats: P1,000 value
Hygiene items: P800 value
Health kit: P1,370 (includes powder detergent, alcohol, liquid bleach, blanket, sleeping mat, vitamins, and pail with cover)
Donations may be sent via online bank transfer, Paypal, PayMaya, GCash or via the Lazada app.
Online bank transfer Savings Account Name: Caritas Manila, Inc. Banco De Oro - Savings Account No.: 000-5600-45905 Bank of the Philippine Islands - Savings Account No.: 3063-5357-01 Metrobank - Savings Account No.: 175-3-17506954-3 RCBC - Savings Account No. 000-300-090-2216
For dollar accounts Bank of the Philippine Islands
Savings Account No. 3064-0033-55 Swift Code - BOPIPHMM
Debit or credit cards https://www.caritasmanila.org.ph/caritasmanila/
Choose Damayan - Typhoon Ulysses
Lazada www.lazada.com.ph/shop/caritas-manila Choose from the donation vouchers (Give2Asia)
www.bit.ly/Give2CaritasManila Choose Damayan - Typhoon Ulysses
Donors send an email a copy of their donation slips to:
firstname.lastname@example.org (indicate your name and address).
For inquiries, contact Caritas Manila at 0967 276 4806 (Globe) or 0938 059 4829 (TNT).
Caritas Manila will be sending relief assistance to the Archdiocese of Manila as well as the dioceses of Antipolo, Kalookan, Gumaca, and other areas affected by the typhoon.
Typhoon Rolly, a Category 5 super typhoon considered as the strongest in 2020, made landfall in the Philippines on October 31 with highest winds reaching 315 kilometers per hour.
According to reports of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the typhoon killed at least 24 people and injured 399 others as of November 9.
Typhoon Ulysses, on the other hand, is a Category 1 typhoon that made landfall in the country on November 12, packing sustained winds of up to 150 kilometers per hour.
Thousands had to be evacuated as floods devastated areas such as Marikina, Rizal, and Bulacan.
A report of Inquirer.net said Typhoon Ulysses has triggered the worst floods in Metro Manila in years.
Meanwhile, ABS CBN News said the typhoon has killed at least one person and forced the evacuation of around 170,000 people.