• 10 activities in the UAE that aims to aid Typhoon Haiyan victims

    You must have already seen the horrific wreck and havoc done by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda to the Central Philippine Islands. Every photo and video is depressing, moving. Something that we only would expect to happen in movies.

    Donations from individuals and government worldwide have poured in, UAE being one of the first to donate ($10 million).

    We can as well donate, although being more involved in to some initiatives would contribute to giving our fellowmen a message of hope and inspiring and encouraging them to hold on, that life will continue, must continue despite all these.

    We all are praying, now here are opportunities for us to act and reach out. Here are some charity and fundraising drives happening from this weekend and later. Let's make a difference!

    Citywide Collection Campaign
    In cooperation with the Philippine Consulate General office and logistics partner EasyTruck, the Volunteer in UAE group will be conducting a citywide collection of relief goods.
    Please see poster above for drop-off locations and more info.
    Thursday, 14th November 2013
    9:00am - 9:00pm

    Brunch for a Cause (AED50)
    Philippine Consulate Office / POLO-OWWA (to accommodate all)
    Friday, 15th November 2013
    11:00am - 4:00pm

    The Filipino Community in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, in cooperation with the Philippine Consulate General and POLO/OWWA will hold its BRUNCH-FOR-A-CAUSE on Friday.

    For Sharjah residences: If you can't make it to the brunch for some reasons, but you want to donate relief goods, please contact me as I am willing to collect your goods donations and drop them at the PCG collecting centre. You may reach me at 0503104958 - or just leave a comment on this post.

    Aid of Hope
    Arise from destruction charity event
    Zabeel Park Amphitheater / Megabowl
    Friday, 15 November 2013
    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Activities include:
    • Walk for A Cause
    • Yoga, Zumba, Body Combat
    • Charity Lunch
    • Bazaar
    • Art/Paintworks/Sketches
    • Photoshoot and family portaits
    • Fun Games and Activities
    • Medical Mission
    The group, Filipinos Unite for a Cause, will be working in partnership with The Red Crescent Society which will be providing the donation cans and boxes. 100% of the total collection will be remitted to the bank account of Philippine National Red Cross.

    Friday Tagalog Mass
    St. Mary's Church
    15 November 2013

    Filipino Fun Fiesta
    Unite for hope - aid to Bohol earthquake and typhoon Yolanda victims
    Wonderland Theme & Water Park
    Friday, 22 November 2013
    11:00am onwards

    Lunch for a cause
    Aid to earthquake and typhoon victims
    Wonderland Theme & Water Park
    Friday, 22 November 2013

    Clean-Up The World Drive
    This is just one way to thank the UAE for its generosity and very quick assistance to the relief operations for Typhoon Haiyan victims
    Al Mamzar Open Beach (Alexandria Street)
    Friday, 22 November 2013
    7:00am - 9:00am

    Fashion Show for a Cause
    The day includes a host of activites and a cultural explosion featuring 15 emerging fashion designers
    Le Meridien Hotel, Abu Dhabi
    50% of proceeds will be donated to typhoon Haiyan victims. The other 50% will be donated to ADFDG vice president Joel Villanueva who suffered stroke and is currently confined at SKMC.
    Friday, 22 November 2013
    from 11:00am

    Dubai Outlet Mall Donation Campaign
    Dubai Outlet Mall has organized a donation campaign to support the Philippine's Typhoon tragedy victims.
    As the need for assistance is very urgent, arrangements have been made, in cooperation with UAE Red Crescent, to deliver donations to the Philippines Red Cross on urgent and regular basis.
    Bring your donations to Dubai Outlet Mall and submit it to the Red Crescent Charity boxes located in Center Court Area.
    Wednesday, 13th - 30th November 2013

    Hakbang Buhay
    More details to follow

    Keep an eye on this post as more activities are still on the pipeline. Volunteers will be needed as well for packing and transporting donations. 
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    1. Hi I have 2 boxes of clothes, towels and groceries. Where exactly can I give these? If we gather more after Friday can I still give to consulate office?

    2. We have some money collected from the company. How can we hand it over to you guys? Not sure if we'll be in the brunch for a cause

    3. If you will donate canned goods, please consider giving easy-to-open-lids because can openers or knives might not be available there. Limit the noodles as well for they might not have much source of water to cook them. High energy biscuits is the best

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