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Philippine Typhoon Relief Drive
Date: November 16, 2013

EDMONTONIANS RESPOND TO DEATH TOLL AND HUNGER IN THE PHILIPPINES

 

For Immediate Release

Edmonton, November 15, 2013

Background:

 

On November 8, 2013 (Friday), The Philippines was struck by Super Typhoon Haiyan which left majority of the Visayan population homeless and hungry. Worst was the rising death toll, missing lives and unburied bodies piling up waiting for burial...

EDMONTONIANS RESPOND TO DEATH TOLL AND HUNGER IN THE PHILIPPINES 

 

For Immediate Release

Edmonton, November 15, 2013

 

Background:

 

On November 8, 2013 (Friday), The Philippines was struck by Super Typhoon Haiyan which left majority of the Visayan  population homeless and hungry. Worst was the rising death toll, missing lives and unburied bodies piling up waiting for  burial. Typhoon Haiyan followed just weeks behind the devastating earthquake that split the grounds of Bohol, also in  the Visayas Region.

Concerned Edmontonians and friends are organizing a Community Relief Drive on Sunday, November 24, 2013 in front of 3J Variety Store Ltd (behind the BMO Bank of Montreal along 23 Avenue), 10821 – 23 Avenue from 11am till 4pm. The  collected goods will be shipped from EDM to VAN on December 2nd and then on to the Philippines. Expected arrival of  shipment in the Philippines is mid‐January 2014. This is a partnership effort of 3J Variety Store Ltd, Otsenoh Promotions, MCS Trading, Shamrock Property Management, Dental Oasis, Changing Together, Filipino‐Canadian Saranay Association  of Edmonton, Rohit Group of Companies, TGFS Northern Alberta Council and other associations and local businesses.

There are six ways to support this event:
Volunteer;
1.Donate Cash to help with the cost of shipping goods collected from this relief effort;
2.Donate Cash that goes directly to the affected areas. Tax receipts will be issued by Changing Together...A Centre for Immigrant Women as a Canadian Registered Charitable Organization. The donated amount will be matched by the Government.
3. Donate clean and unused clothes, dry and canned goods. With your canned goods donation please include a can opener. Much needed items include: rice, blankets, towels, toothbrushes, soaps and non‐perishable food items. We suggest that these items be packed in a 2 cu ft boxes and include a $15 donation per box to cover the  shipping cost;
4. Tulong Tabang T‐shirts are available for sale at only $10. Proceeds will be sent to ABS‐CBN Foundation to benefit the victims and donate food for volunteers working on site during the drive.

This one‐time drop‐off relief drive is on Sunday, November 24, 2013 3J Variety Store Ltd (behind the BMO Bank of Montreal along 23rd) 10821–23 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6J 5S1 Relief Drive Hours: 11am till 4pm

Media contacts:
Alma Serrano at 780‐716‐7040
Josephine Pallard at 780‐421‐0175
Email: 3jeventservices@gmail.com
www.3jvarietystore.com

 


Philippine Typhoon Relief Drive
Date: November 16, 2013

EDMONTONIANS RESPOND TO DEATH TOLL AND HUNGER IN THE PHILIPPINES

 

For Immediate Release

Edmonton, November 15, 2013

Background:

 

On November 8, 2013 (Friday), The Philippines was struck by Super Typhoon Haiyan which left majority of the Visayan population homeless and hungry. Worst was the rising death toll, missing lives and unburied bodies piling up waiting for burial...

EDMONTONIANS RESPOND TO DEATH TOLL AND HUNGER IN THE PHILIPPINES 

 

For Immediate Release

Edmonton, November 15, 2013

 

Background:

 

On November 8, 2013 (Friday), The Philippines was struck by Super Typhoon Haiyan which left majority of the Visayan  population homeless and hungry. Worst was the rising death toll, missing lives and unburied bodies piling up waiting for  burial. Typhoon Haiyan followed just weeks behind the devastating earthquake that split the grounds of Bohol, also in  the Visayas Region.

Concerned Edmontonians and friends are organizing a Community Relief Drive on Sunday, November 24, 2013 in front of 3J Variety Store Ltd (behind the BMO Bank of Montreal along 23 Avenue), 10821 – 23 Avenue from 11am till 4pm. The  collected goods will be shipped from EDM to VAN on December 2nd and then on to the Philippines. Expected arrival of  shipment in the Philippines is mid‐January 2014. This is a partnership effort of 3J Variety Store Ltd, Otsenoh Promotions, MCS Trading, Shamrock Property Management, Dental Oasis, Changing Together, Filipino‐Canadian Saranay Association  of Edmonton, Rohit Group of Companies, TGFS Northern Alberta Council and other associations and local businesses.

There are six ways to support this event:
Volunteer;
1.Donate Cash to help with the cost of shipping goods collected from this relief effort;
2.Donate Cash that goes directly to the affected areas. Tax receipts will be issued by Changing Together...A Centre for Immigrant Women as a Canadian Registered Charitable Organization. The donated amount will be matched by the Government.
3. Donate clean and unused clothes, dry and canned goods. With your canned goods donation please include a can opener. Much needed items include: rice, blankets, towels, toothbrushes, soaps and non‐perishable food items. We suggest that these items be packed in a 2 cu ft boxes and include a $15 donation per box to cover the  shipping cost;
4. Tulong Tabang T‐shirts are available for sale at only $10. Proceeds will be sent to ABS‐CBN Foundation to benefit the victims and donate food for volunteers working on site during the drive.

This one‐time drop‐off relief drive is on Sunday, November 24, 2013 3J Variety Store Ltd (behind the BMO Bank of Montreal along 23rd) 10821–23 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6J 5S1 Relief Drive Hours: 11am till 4pm

Media contacts:
Alma Serrano at 780‐716‐7040
Josephine Pallard at 780‐421‐0175
Email: 3jeventservices@gmail.com
www.3jvarietystore.com