Former boat people remember kindness of Filipinos after Vietnam war, donate $400,000 for typhoon relief efforts

Former boat people remember kindness of Filipinos after Vietnam war, donate $400,000 for typhoon relief efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than three decades after the Philippines opened its doors to them, it was the turn of former refugees from Vietnam to return the favor – this time by donating more than P19 million to support relief efforts for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. On Monday, representatives of the Vietnamese Community visited the […]

06.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Society of Seven with special guests in a benefit concert for the PHL at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Thu., Dec. 19

Society of Seven with special guests in a benefit concert for the PHL at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Thu., Dec. 19

CERRITOS, CA – The City of Cerritos is sponsoring Society of Seven With Special Guests in a Benefit Concert for the Philippines to raise funds for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the American Red Cross to support its relief efforts for the Philippines. The benefit concert will […]

05.12.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
BRP Alcaraz brings 123.7 tons of relief goods to Leyte

BRP Alcaraz brings 123.7 tons of relief goods to Leyte

TACLOBAN CITY (Mabuhay) – BRP Ramon Alcaraz is now on its first-ever humanitarian mission helping areas in Eastern Visayas that have been devastated by super typhoon Yolanda. BRP Alcaraz is currently berthing at the Leyte Gulf carrying around 123.7 tons of assorted food and non-food items donated by various government agencies and private organizations. Also […]

28.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
VOICES FOR HOPE Fundraising Concert for Yolanda/Haiyan Victims to be held on Nov 17 Sunday

VOICES FOR HOPE Fundraising Concert for Yolanda/Haiyan Victims to be held on Nov 17 Sunday

Filipino-American Talents will perform at 4pm at White Memorial SDA Church in Los Angeles Everyone wants to help – the unimaginable destruction is hard to absorb, unfathomable and unbelievable. But indeed it is the painful truth for our countrymen back in Tacloban/Leyte. Thus, there was an overflowing of support from the Filipino-American Community and various […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
AT&T offers billing relief for customers calling and texting family, friends in PHL

AT&T offers billing relief for customers calling and texting family, friends in PHL

Telecom giant announces $25,000 donation to AmeriCares to support relief efforts  DALLAS - AT&T* is implementing international calling and texting relief efforts for U.S. residential wireless and wireline customers trying to connect with loved ones in the Philippines, following the recent devastating typhoon. Effective November 8, and continuing through November 30, AT&T wireless postpaid customers will not be charged […]

15.11.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
TFC to Hold Live Telethon Fundraiser for Sagip Kapamilya in U.S. & Canada on November 13-14

TFC to Hold Live Telethon Fundraiser for Sagip Kapamilya in U.S. & Canada on November 13-14

Dubbed “Magkasama Tayo sa Kuwento ng Pagbangon”, telethon to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines Nov. 13, 2013 - REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – ABS-CBN International’s The Filipino Channel (TFC) in U.S. and Canada and ABS-CBN Foundation International take its relief efforts a big step further for victims of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
TFC Connects Filipino Americans to their Homeland by Opening Signal during Crisis

TFC Connects Filipino Americans to their Homeland by Opening Signal during Crisis

First Responders Include Bright House Networks, Hawaiian Telcom and Time Warner Cable CENTENNIAL, CO. November 11, 2013 – International Media Distribution (IMD) today announced the early results of their appeal for operators to open the signal to TFC (The Filipino Channel) in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. During relief efforts of one of the world’s biggest storms, TFC has been providing […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Australia gives $10M to typhoon-hit PH

Australia gives $10M to typhoon-hit PH

SYDNEY, Nov 11 (Mabuhay) — Australia boosted its funding for relief efforts in the Philippines to Aus$10 million (US$9.38 million) on Monday with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop describing the unfolding tragedy as “absolutely devastating”. “Reports continue to come in that this is a disaster on a massive scale,” Bishop told reporters. Australia donated an immediate […]

11.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
ABS-CBN Foundation Sagip Kapamilya Relief Efforts for Central Visayas

ABS-CBN Foundation Sagip Kapamilya Relief Efforts for Central Visayas

RELIEF EFFORTS – CENTRAL VISAYAS EARTHQUAKE October 22 – Sagip distributed relief goods to 6,204 families in municipalities of Loon, Tubigon, and Buenavista.  The runs were led by Erleo Bacabac, Angelo Angolo of RNG-Cebu, Regilah Gerona of BB163-Cebu, and volunteer Amelia Sumampong.  Relief goods were shipped from Manila to Tagbilaran via AirAsia; from Manila to Cebu via […]

30.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·