Phillippine Typhoon Relief
Catholic Diocese of Raleigh
Catholic Relief Services is collecting monetary donations at P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21297-0303 or online at www.crs.org.
Phillippine-American Association of North Carolina
The Philippine-American Association of North Carolina (PAANC) is taking donations. Make checks to PAANC/Yolanda Relief Funds, c/o Susan Serna, treasurer, 4031 Oatgrass Lane, Raleigh, NC 27604. Questions: call Josie Spontak at 919-417-4146.
The mGive Foundation
Collecting donations from U.S. wireless subscribers, who can text AID to 80108 to give a $10 donation to the organization’s Philippines Typhoon Diaster Relief Fund. Charges will appear on the user’s wireless bill or will be deducted from a prepaid balance. Text STOP to 80108 to stop or HELP for assistance. Full terms are available here: https://mgive.org/privacy.aspx
Supporting relief efforts by helping displaced families find access to shelter, clean water, food and vaccines and airlifting $1.3 million of additional supplies from its Copenhagen warehouse. You can donate online, call 1-800-367-5437 or text RELIEF to 864233.
The American Red Cross
The American Red Cross has also activated a family-tracking service for those looking for a missing family member in the Philippines. Donors can send a check to their local chapter, indicating “Philippines Typhoons and Floods” in the memo line.
CARE is accepting donations on its website and has deployed workers to the Philippines to assist with emergency relief. You can donate by phone at 1-800-521-2273 or +1-404-681-2252 for international calls.
Oxfam has emergency responders on the ground to assist with relief support. The organization is asking for contributions to its Typhoon Haiyan Relief and Recovery Fund online.
International Medical Corps is also on the ground to help assess damage and is accepting donations on its emergency-response page for Haiyan relief.
ChildFund International is distributing clean water, food, blankets and other emergency aid items. Staff members are also setting up child-centered spaces in evacuation centers to offer counseling and relief for children and their families. Donate online here: http://www.childfund.org/.
Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders has had 15 members of an emergency team in Cebu since Saturday. The organization is sending more staff to assist with medical and psychological treatment as well as items such as medical kits, vaccines and hygiene kits over the next few days. An additional cargo with an inflatable hospital and medical material is being prepared to leave later this week. Donate online here: www.doctorswithoutborders.org/.