Groups call for donations for crisis-hit Marawi

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(UPDATED) Here's how you can help residents of Marawi City, amid clashes between the Philippine military and local terrorists

This page will be updated with information on how the public can help, as details come in.

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Various groups are calling for donations after clashes erupted between the military and the Maute Group in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur.

Several hours into the clashes on Tuesday, May 23, the situation worsened as fires broke out and power was cut. Residents posted photos of Maute Group members with the flag of the international terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS).

Before the day ended, President Rodrigo Duterte had declared martial law in Mindanao. (TIMELINE: Marawi clashes prompt martial law in all of Mindanao)

As of 6 am on Friday, June 2, the Department of Social Welfare and Development said the ongoing armed conflict has affected a total of 100,289 people or 19,978 families. (READ: How a father fled Marawi to save kids, wife in labor) 

Agos, powered by eBayanihan, a crowdsourcing platform during disasters and emergencies, has been monitoring the humanitarian situation on the ground since the clashes broke out.

Here’s how you can help:

Phililippine Red Cross

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) is accepting cash and in-kind donations to those affected by the conflict in Marawi.

Cash donations may be sent to the following accounts:

Account name: Philippine Red Cross

BPI Peso Account: 499-100-3652

Metrobank Peso Account: 151-7-15152434-2

Metrobank Dollar Account: 151-2-15100218-2

BDO Peso Account: 00-453-0190938

BDO Dollar Account: 10-453-0039482

In-kind donations may also be dropped off at the PRC tower located at 37 EDSA corner Boni Avenue in Mandaluyong City.

For more inquires, donors may call +632 790 2410 or +63917 834 8378 or email at emergencyappeal@redcross.org.ph and look for Ma. Rizza Genil or Shervi Corpuz.

Chevening Alumni Foundation of the Philippines 

On Sunday, May 28, the Chevening Alumni Foundation of the Philippines, Inc (CAFPI) responded to the call of BTC Commissioner Maisara Dandamun-Latiph, CAFPI trustee and member of the Young Muslim Professionals Northern Mindanao (YMPNM), to help evacuees from Marawi City. Evacuees need of food, water, and medicines.

YMPNM is directly providing relief operations in Mindanao. CAFPI will collect pledges from its members until Monday, May 29, and advance the amount to YMPNM on May 30. All pledges should be deposited to the CAFPI bank account by June 16.

A financial report will be shared to CAFPI members end of July.

As seed fund, CAFPI pledges P5,000.

Please go to bit.ly/cafpi4marawi to register your pledge.

The CAFPI bank account details are as follows:

Account Name : CHEVENING ALUMNI FOUNDATION OF THE PHILIPPINES, INC
Account Number : 3351-01126-6
Bank: Philippine National Bank (PNB)
Branch: Makati C. Palanca Branch

We are one with Marawi

The Creative and Learning Paths School, YGoal is a consulting agency,  and the Teach Peace Build Peace Movement Inc, are accepting donations for Relief Operations and Psychosocial Activities for Children. They are accepting the following in-kind donations: 

  • Stuffed Toys (except pig for religious sensitivity purposes for our Muslim children)
  • Art Supplies ( sketchpad, pencils and crayons)
  • Hygiene Kits (Soap, Shampoo, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Sanitary Napkins) 

For cash donations, interested donors may deposit to: 

  • Account Number: 000040837270
  • Account Name: Teach Peace Build Peace Movement Inc.
  • Branch: SM Makati
  • Bank: BDO

Here are the available drop off locations: 

TPBPM PEACE HOME (QUEZON CITY) 
ADDRESS: 55 Esteban Abada St., Brgy. Loyola Hts. Quezon City
Contact Person: Bernadette Fernandez
Contact Number: 0915840230

YGOAL OFFICE (MAKATI CITY)
ADDRESS: Unit 207 Robelle Hotel 877 JP Rizal St, Makati City
Contact Person: JR Demecais
Contact Number: 09954487661

For details please contact Ate Badet at 09158480230 or email secretariat@teachpeacebuildpeace.com
 

Tulong Kabataan

Tulong Kabataan is calling for donations for those affected by the clashes. They are accepting the following items:

  • Halal food
    • Ready-to-eat, canned goods (no meatloaf, sausages)
  • Non-food items
    • Hijab, fully-covered clothes
    • Blankets
    • Toiletries, sanitary napkins
    • Medicine, first-aid kids
    • Cash

Donations may be dropped off at the following areas: 

  • CASSC Office, College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines (UP) Manila
  • Office of the Student Regent, Vinzons Hall, UP Diliman
  • Room 19E, One Burgundy Residences, Katipunan Avenue
  • UPLB USC Office, Room 10, Student Union Building, UP Los Baños

For more details, contact the following:

  • Adrian Puse (KPL) – 09162266436
  • Pat Cierva (UPM) – 09352950875
  • Lee Jann Abes (UPM) – 09167220210 
  • Sam Vizcarra (UPD) – 09175420918
  • Marvin Santiago – 09177943055
  • Mackie Valenzuela (UPLB) – 09052084934

Cash donations can also be sent to the College Editors Guild of the Philippines, through Philippine Postal Savings Bank account number 0001-003036-211.

Ateneo Sanggunian

Ateneo de Manila University’s student council is organizing a relief operations drive on Wednesday, May 24, from 8 am onwards at the Manuel V. Pangilinan Center for Student Leadership Room 200.

The Sanggunian is also accepting the following goods:

  • Blankets
  • Canned goods/non-perishables (halal)
  • Water
  • Clothes

The drive is open to students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Student Council Alliance of the Philippines

The Student Council Alliance of the Philippines (SCAP) will be launching a national donation drive.

Interested groups and individuals may send an email to SCAP at scap.neb@gmail.com or contact Francis (09322284155) or Isaac (09083151257).

Kaya Natin! Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership

Kaya Natin! Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership is now working with the Office of Vice President Leni Robredo to help displaced families in Marawi.

Donations needed:

  • Food packs
  • Hygiene kits
  • Medicine
  • Batteries

Interested donors can send donations to their office at 21 Kaliraya St., Brgy. Dona Josefa, QC. For more inquiries, contact Bea at (02) 2561446 or send an email at knmovement@gmail.com

Office of the Vice President 

Vice President Leni Robredo has also directed her office to prepare relief operations for the residents of Marawi City. 

Ateneo de Naga University 

The Ateneo de Naga University student school government is calling for donations for those affected by the attacks in Marawi. They are accepting the following: 

  • Halal food
  • Non-food items (hijab, blankets, fully covered clothes, toiletries, sanitary napkins, medicine, first aid kits)

They are setting up a  donation booth at AdNU-SSG Office, 2nd Floor of Xavier Hall. 

For details and/or inquiries, you may contact the following:
Bianca Melanie Medenilla Montero – 0977 200 2536
Adnu-Ssg Kasurog – 0927 517 3369

Tabang Sibilyan – Visayas 

The Tabang Sibilyan – Visayas is now reactivated for the purpose of sending aid to the Marawi Clash. This is in a close coordination with the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao – Humanitarian Emergency Action Response Team.

As of the moment, they are temporarily located at the Conference Room, Room 202, JRDC Building, Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City.  

They are prioritizing the following donations: 

  • Water
  • Food Packs (Halal)
  • Raw Materials for Community Kitchen
  • Hygiene Kits
  • Clothing

For questions and other concerns, reach them through 09089001678.

Save The Children

International NGO Save the Children (STC) said on Friday, June 2, that it will be providing education, child protection, and hygiene services for Marawi’s children. STC will be providing protective spaces where children can freely study, play, and go back to normalcy through psychological first aid.

Those interested to help can visit this page to donate– Rappler.com

If you want to help internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Marawi City or if you have reports about their humanitarian needs like temporary shelter, relief goods, water, and hygiene kits, post them on the Agos map, text to 2929 (SMART and SUN), tag MovePH on Twitter or Facebook, or email details to move.ph@rappler.com.