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Help the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

As the number of those affected by Typhoon Hiayan increases, so does their need for aid. Please consider donating to the relief effort and help the victims of this disaster.

Typhoon Hiayan was possibly the strongest storm ever recorded, with sustained winds of over 145 mph. It has left destruction in its wake with a reported 4 million people being affected across a large swath of the country. The full extent of damage will remain unknown for some time but the cost of lives, property and livelihoods will be significant. The Association of Philippine-American Physicians and The Philippine-American Society of Ohio have always been dedicated to helping their homeland. Through annual medical missions sponsored by APPO over the past 30 years these organizations have helped more than 300,000 patients.

A Message from the President of PASO

Most of you have already heard and seen the catastrophic destruction by typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in central Philippines especially Leyte, Samar, Capiz, and other adjacent islands. Thousands of lives have been lost and still counting. Two out of five dead bodies are children. Several families are homeless and hungry

Many charitable and non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) in the Philippines and worldwide have responded in helping the Philippine government provide emergency supplies of food, water, medical supplies and shelter to the affected areas.

On Nov. 11, 2013, leaders of the different Philippine American organizations (APPO, PASO, PNAO, KOR, FAMSO, PAM, and PCCI) met and decided to work together to solicit donations from friends and their respective communities. Let us all join hands in this effort to help our countrymen. PASO Foundation will coordinate this effort. And we assure you that your tax deductible donations will be directed to the intended recipients. We will partner with charities and NGO’s to provide the needed help.

Thank you and God bless us all.”

Zenaida R. Jandi, MD
PASO Foundation President
Coordinator, Typhoon Haiyan

Media Links

Fox8 News

Watch Cancio Castro speak about Typhoon Haiyan »

Cleveland.com

Filipino American in Greater Cleveland Rally to Help Homeland »

MedWish

How We’re Helping in the Philippines »

Ramblings of a Dabbler

Cleveland native living in Portland, Toni Tabora Roberts on How to Help »

NewsNet5.com

Cleveland Area Filipino Community Gathers to Plan Relief Effort Following Super Typhoon Haiyan »

WKYC.com

Hudson Resident Born in Hardest Hit Town of Asian Typhoon »

Slate.com

Please Don’t Send Your Old Shoes to the Philippines »

Missing Person Inquiries

If you are unable to get in contact with family or friends in the Vasayas who may have been in any of the areas hit by Typhoon Haiyan, or want to inform your loved ones of your whereabouts, GMA News Online is compiling an online database of names. By filling out a form on their site, your information will be entered into Google’s People Finder database. Visit GMA News Online to fill out the form »

Other Fundraising Contributors

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T-Shirt 4 Philippines

Charmaine Suguitan, a fellow Filipino-Clevelander created a t-shirt with all proceeds going to the PASO Typhoon Disaster Relief Fund.

“As a Filipino-American, I am asking all of you to help me spread awareness and raise money for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Typhoon Haiyan has devastated my country of the Philippines, which has affected 2/3rds of the whole country.”

Purchase a Shirt »

Click on the button below to donate via PayPal or credit card.

If you’d like to donate by check, please make checks out to “PASO Typhoon Disaster Relief Fund” and mail to:

Philippine American Society of Ohio
1975 W. Ridgewood Drive
Parma, Ohio 44134
 

Your donation will go towards medical supplies and services.

For more information on the use of funds, questions regarding donating, or if you’d like the PASO Tax ID for tax deduction purposes. send an email to info@philamohio.com.

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Our Funding Goal

$45,024 as of Dec. 14th

Thank you to everyone for their donations. We are over 50% of our goal!

Promotional Resources

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