Donating to Manila (2012 August typhoons)

I did this for Ondoy in 2009 and it looks like it’s needed now. Metro Manila is currently being deluged by non-stop torrential rain, causing floods and overflowing our rivers and dams. It’s been covered by The New York Times, CNN, and BBC.

If you would like to donate to those affected by the rain and floods, you can contact the following:

Online

  • Groupon Philippines – Donate to Philippine Red Cross through Groupon (Click on ‘Already registered?’ to bypass their pop-up window). Payment by credit/debit card, Paypal, Bancnet, Gcash, or bank deposit. Click here for more details
  • Victory – Donate online through credit card or BPI Express Online. You need to make a MyVictory account for it to work. Click here for more details
  • Red Cross – Donate online through Paypal, credit card, Multiply, and more. Click here for more details
  • Binalot – Pledge cooked Binalot meals through this link, paid through credit card, Paypal, BPI, BDO, GCash, or Smart Money. Click here for details
  • Gawad Kalinga – You can donate online by credit card at their website
  • 501st Legion – Philippine Outpost – Donate online through Paypal; your donation will be forwarded to reputable local organizations. Click here for more details

SMS

  • Red Cross: Donate via mobile to the Red Cross: Text RED<space>AMOUNT to 2899 (Globe). Text RED<space>AMOUNT to 4143 (Smart)

Luzon

  • News 5 Aksyon Center – Accepting donations in kind; please call 922-5223 (News 5 Aksyon Center)
  • La Salle Green Hills – Requesting food (ready-to-eat, easy to open), bottled water, clothes, and blankets/mats. Drop-off point is Gate 2 along Ortigas avenue. To donate cash, please proceed to the La Sallian Mission Office (LMO) in La Salle Green Hills and look for Marlo Castillo
  • Tulong Kabataan – Looking for food, medicine, and non-food donations; cash also accepted throug Postal Bank. Drop-off points are in Quezon City and Manila. Please click here for details
  • Enderun Community Drive / Reach (Relief Effort and Charities) – Accepts cash or kind donation. Drop-off point is on Enderun Colleges Campus, 1100 Campus Ave, McKinley Hill, Taguig City
  • The Commisary – Chef/restaurateur Gaita Fores is accepting donations for mats, old tarps, food, old clothes for forwarding to DSWD, at The Commissary @ WhiteSpace gallery, Pasong Tamo Ext. Please leave goods with the guard for sorting
  • Sagip Kapamilya – Accepts cash, cheque, or kind. Drop-off points are in Quezon City. You can also donate through BPI, PNB, and BDO. Please click here for more details
  • Kapuso Foundation – Accepts cash or kind (except clothing). Drop-off point is in Quezon City, or call (632) 9284299 or 9289351. You can also donate through Metrobank, UCPB, and Cebuana Lhuillier. Please click here for more details
  • Right Start / CCT – Accepting cash (through Metrobank) and kind (drop-off point is in Ermita, Manila). Please click here for more details. You can also call (632) 5241819 or 9750352
  • The Orange Project – Accepting dry goods (rice, noodles, sardines) or cash through BDO. Click here for the numbers to call and more details
  • IskoOperation: IskoOperation is now accepting donations and calling for volunteers. Contact your USC-UPD or college councils 09277571005 or 09065701029
  • YLS-Central Luzon Alliance Relief Operation – Drop Off Point for Donations/Repacking Station: Lopez Residence Cmpnd, Governor Alejo Santos Road, Purok2 Bgy, Parulan, Plaridel, Bulacan. Contact Lon Tobias – 09269881849
    For in-kind donations please contact the following: Dred Ople (Manila) – 09059102072 or Kath Cleofas (Bulacan) – 09178931869, 09185715222
    For cash donation, please deposit to BPI SA No: 8139045077 or Metrobank SA No: 3575015620
    For those who would like to volunteer in repacking and distribution of relief goods, contact Kuya Tobi: 09269881849
  • De La Salle Zobel – Drop-off point is at Gate 7, University Avenue, Ayala Alabang Village, Muntinlupa City. Please contact Mr. Jayjay Jacinto of the Social Action Office at 09178597602
  • Ateneo Law School – Accepting donations of relief goods for flood victims. Please drop off at 3/F Ateneo Rockwell
  • All Ayala Malls – Donation boxes for the storm victims and survivors are available at the concierge areas of Ayala Malls
  • St. Domingo Church – Requesting for food, water, dry clothes. Please bring to Sto. Domingo Info Lobby, Quezon City
  • Manila Tytana Colleges (formerly Manila Doctors College) – Accepting canned goods, water, blankets, baby clothes in Manila. Text Community Extension Head, Ava Chua, at +639178462482
  • Ateneo de Manila University – Ateneo Dream Team is accepting donations on campus at Cervini Lobby, Quezon City
  • Hillsborough (private) – Looking for CLOTHES, FOOD (no cooking needed), WATER, CASH and/or BOXES (for packaging) at the Hampton Court, Hillsborough Alabang Village. Volunteers to help pack and sort will be greatly appreciated. Look for Mela Garcia, Casey Erum or Cynthia Erum. Contact 0917-6285891 or 0917-8172291 for more inquiries
  • Cafe Año – Collecting relief goods for those affected in Bacoor, Cavite. Please drop off goods in Cafe Año at Westgate, Alabang
  • Chao Dao – Bring donations to their Katipunan, Maginhawa, Kapitolyo, and Paranaque branches and get free milk tea! Click here for more details
  • Eastwood (private) – Looking for towels, blankets, clothes, etc. Drop-off point is at EASTWOOD PALAZZO RESIDENCE (tell guard it’s 4 Lei)
  • Akbayan (1) – Cooked rice, hard boiled eggs, bread etc now accepted at Akbayan’s HQ 36-B Madasalin Street, Sikatuna Village, Quezon City. Call (632) 433-6933
  • Akbayan (2) – Accepting relief goods (prefers packed food, non-cook food instead of clothes). Drop-off point is lobby of Olympic Heights Tower 3, Eastwood City. Leave under name Kath Cornista
  • One Meralco Foundation – Accepting donations (cash,canned goods,water,meds,crackers). You may send them to Meralco Center in Ortigas
  • Angel Brigade/Isdanco Foundation – Accepting cash donations through RCBC to prepare/purchase hot meals for evacuation centers / stranded families. Click here for details
  • San Beda College Alabang – Accepting donations in kind on campus at St. Maur Lobby (near the Guard’s Station), Alabang, Muntinlupa. Click here for more details
  • Assumption College (starting Aug. 8) –  Accepting relief goods and donations in the following areas: Pavillion (Grade School), Assumpta Court (High School) and Small Stage (College), Makati
  • UP CMC – Accepting relief goods and donations to UP CMC Plaridel Hall Lobby, Quezon City. Click here for more details
  • St. Paul Pasig – Accepting donations in cash or kind. Drop-off point is on campus at the GS Lobby, Pasig. Click here for more details
  • St. Paul Quezon City – Now accepting donations in kind. Drop-off point is on campus in Quezon City. Click here for more details
  • Colegio San Agustin – Accepting donations in kind. Drop-off point is on campus in the high school building in Makati
  • College of St. Benilde – Accepting donations in cash or kind (medicines, food, water, etc). Drop-off point is 9/F DLS-CSB School of Design and Arts Campus, Manila. Click here for more details
  • De La Salle University – Acceptiong donations in cash, check, or kind. Drop-off point is at the DLSU gates on campus, Taft Avenue, Manila. Contact Lilia Barrona or Jennifer Santos of COSCA through (632)5233267 or 5244611 loc. 147
  • Lasallian Relief Operations – The following La Sallian schools are also accepting donations in cash or kind: DLS – Dasmariñas (Cavite), DLS – Science and Technology Complex  (Laguna), DLS Lipa (Batangas). Click here for more details
  • University of Asia & the Pacific – Accepting cash donations through BPI or Unionbank. Click here for more details
  • Philippine Women’s University – Accepting donations in kind. Contact Vanessa Te at (63926)9144977
  • St. Scholastica’s College – Accepting donations on campus at the Pergola (Gate 1), Malate, Manila
  • Ateneo de Manila University – Looking for food, water, and medicine donations. Drop-off point is on campus at the College Covered Courts, Quezon City
  • More schools accepting donations (more details once I have them) – Poveda, Holy Spirit
  • LBC (starting Aug. 8)LBC branches are drop-off centers for Phil. Red Cross. You may take your donations for flood victims to the nearest branch
  • Philippine Army – Phil. Army 15th Infantry Division’s Disaster Relief and Rescue Ops Team accepts donations. Call (632) 845.9555 loc. 5745 and 5748
  • CARA Welfare Philippines – Accepting donations in cash through BPI bank deposit, or kind (human/pet food, water, milk, etc). Drop-off locations include Alabang, Manila, Mandaluyong, Makati, Parañaque, and Taguig. Click here for more details
  • Victory (starting Aug. 8) – Accepting donations in kind (food, bottled water, clothes, blankets, etc). Drop-off points are Ortigas, Alabang, Fort Bonifacio,  Makati, and Greenhills (4th floor V-Mall). Click here for more details
  • Grace Christian Church – Accepting donations in cash or kind. Drop-off point is Grace Christian Church in Quezon City. Click here for more details
  • DSWD – You can drop off donations to your nearest DSWD field office
  • Quantum Cafe (Aug. 10 only) – You can drop off material donations during the Geekfight! event this Friday in Makati. Click here for more details
  • Travel Factor: If you’re from Ugong Norte (Greenmeadows, White Plains, Acropolis, Corinthian, Valle Verde), they may be able to pick up donations for you. Click here for more details
  • Rotaract Club Chinatown – Accepting donations in cash (through BDO) or kind (clothes, noodles, rice, etc). Click here for more details
  • Welovepost (Aug. 8) – Accepting donations. Drop-off point is 6/F Coherco Bldg, 116 Rufino St., Legaspi Village, Makati
  • (Private) – Looking for pet food, towels, and cages. Tweet @trishvelarmino if you live in Makati and @krizzykreme if you’re in Parañaque
  • CCF 1 (August 8) – Accepting donations in kind (clothes, canned goods, rice, sugar, noodles, and medicine). Drop-off point is CCF Eastwood City. Click here for more details
  • CCF 2 – Accepting donations in kind (clothes, canned goods, noodles, blankets, etc). Drop-off point is CCF St. Francis Square behind Megamall, Ortigas. Click here for details
  • BPI Foundation – Accepting cash donations through any BPI branch. You can also donate through BPI Express Online, Express Phone, ATMs, and mobile banking (you will need a BPI account for these). Click here for more details
  • Binalot – Accepting donations in kind at their HV Dela Costa cor. Valero branch in Salcedo Village, Makati City. You can also pledge cooked meals at this branch. Click here for more details
  • Eastwood Mall – Accepting donations in kind. Drop-off point is the Concierge at Eastwood Mall, Eastwood City. Call (632)7099888 for more info
  • Rock Ed Radio – Accepting donations in kind; can also pick up within Makati area. Text (63927)3771249 for more info
  • I Love Koi – Accepting donations in kind (water, clothes, toiletries, medicine, etc). Drop-off point is in their showroom (just leave it with the guard for I Love Koi) in Greenhills, San Juan. Click here for details
  • Gawad Kalinga / Human Nature – Accepting donations in cash (BPI) or kind. Drop-off points are in Quezon City or Antipolo City. Click here for details
  • Luxe Spa (starting Aug. 9) – Accepting donations in kind; they’ll be forwarded to CCF Makati. Drop-off location is 1344a Filmore St. Palanan, Makati City
  • Lifeline Foundation – Requesting for blankets and kids’ clothes to send to San Roque, Navotas. Call (632)836-2514 for details
  • Dr. Marten’s (Aug. 9) – Accepting donations in cash or kind in the Dr. Marten’s store in Fort Strip Plaza, Taguig
  • Zalora Philippines – Accepting donations from 10pm to 3am at Republic Club, Resorts World, Manila. Donors get free entrance until 11pm and a P500 Zalora voucher
  • (Private) – @whianwamos is willing to pick up donations in Alabang Hills Village or Ayala Alabang in Alabang. Send her a direct message for info
  • (Private) – @whianwamos is accepting donations dropped off at Wave 89.1 in Ortigas. Click here for details
  • Pinoytuner/Creative Portal – Accepting donations in kind, which will be forwarded to Rock Ed Philippines and the Philippine Red Cross. Drop-off point is at their office in Guijo St., Makati City. Click here for details

Visayas

  • Sonic Boom – Accepting donations in kind. Drop-off point is KOA Tree House, Cebu. Click here for details

This is by no means a comprehensive list, and I am not affiliated with any of the listings here. If you know any more, please comment and I’ll repost it. Thanks!

More lists

Others are compiling lists, too! It’s useless to double-post, so please check out their lists for donation centers nearest you:

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11 thoughts on “Donating to Manila (2012 August typhoons)

  1. Charlotte says:

    Hi. Is there where I could donate baby items and some food jars to a poor single parent in the Philippines? I saw a poor, young single mother with a few months old baby from facebook. I would like to help someone like her. Thanks.

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