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#ReliefPH: Help communities affected by Severe Tropical Storm Maring

#ReliefPH: Help communities affected by Severe Tropical Storm Maring
Many Filipinos in Northern Luzon and select areas in the country call for help after Severe Tropical Storm Maring left thousands devastated

Thousands of residents in Northern Luzon are seeking help after enduring the impacts of Severe Tropical Storm Maring (Kompasu) and the enhanced southwest monsoon on Tuesday, October 12.

Affected areas include Cagayan Valley, the Ilocos Region, and the Cordillera  Administrative Region (CAR), as well as, select provinces in Visayas and Mindanao.

Seeing the impact of Maring in hard-hit areas, various groups quickly responded to relief appeals from affected communities.

MovePH, the civic engagement arm of Rappler, is collating and verifying relief initiatives for those communities impacted by the severe tropical storm.

Here is a list of those groups and initiatives:

Advocates for Community Transformation–Cagayan Valley

Advocates for Community Transformation – Cagayan Valley, an NGO that aims to serve the youth, marginalized, and vulnerable sectors of the community, accepts cash donations.

  • GCash
    • Account name: Kiel Kerbee Caliguiran
    • Account number: 09357884176
  • Landbank
    • Account name: John Michael Pattugalan
    • Account number: 3706235506
Ambagan PH

Ambagan PH is a network of volunteers and initiatives responding to crisis situations through ambagan (contribution). They are accepting cash and in-kind donations in the form of canned goods, bottled water, hygiene kits, face masks, vitamins, sleeping mats, pillows, and blankets.

You may send your cash donations through the following:

  • GCash
    • Angelica Reyes: 09152137496
    • Jonathan Caina: 09566687586
  • Landbank
    • Account name: Angelica Reyes
    • Account number: 1467 0844 68
  • BPI
    • Account name: Shaphir Lizarondo
    • Account number: 2289357389

For in-kind donations, you may drop them here:

  • Metro Manila
    • Pointperson: John Rufinel Sagun
    • Contact number: 09553414260
    • Address: CSHA Covered Court, CSHA Village, Brgy. Concepcion Uno, Marikina (near Goto Bob 2 and STI College Concepcion)
  • Isabela
    • Pointperson: Lolita Natividad
    • Contact number:09166943032
    • Address: P1-A Upi, Gamu, Isabela
  • Cagayan
    • Pointperson: Carlito Austria
    • Contact number: 09277082079
    • Address: Cabesera 8 San Antonio, Ilagan, Isabela
  • Ilocos Sur
    • Pointperson: Niceta Cabunoc
    • Contact number: 09065105685
    • Address: Poblacion West, Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur
    • Pointperson: Francesca Sales
    • Contact number: 09156545004
    • Address: HA Sales National Highway, Brgy. Puspus, Bantay, Ilocos Sur
  • Pangasinan
    •  Pointperson: John Wilson Manansala
    • Contact number: 09611143684
    • Address: #15 Nicer St., Brgy. Sto.Niño, Binalonan, Pangasinan
  • Zambales
    • Pointperson: Sarah Reyes
    • Contact number: 09273219497
    • Address: Purok 5, Dingin, Iba, Zambales
Ateneo de Manila University

Ateneo de Manila University is seeking cash donations through the following:

  • BPI: 3083 7210 56
  • Metrobank: 3083 7210 56
  • BDO: 3083 7210 56
Bike Scouts Zambales

Bike Scouts Zambales, together with Candelaria Raiders and Agapay, is leading a donation drive to help affected families in Northern Luzon. 

Monetary donations may be sent to the account below:

Kathleen Pulangco
Team Leader, Bike Scouts Zambales

People may message Bike Scouts Zambales on Facebook for any questions or clarifications.

Cagayan Youth Advocates

Cagayan Youth Advocates, an organization that aims to engage, inform, and empower the youth, is accepting cash donations through GCash.

  • GCash: 09352302648
Oplan Bangon Cagayan

Oplan Bangon Cagayan was established as a relief operations group after Typhoon Ulysses hit Cagayan province in November 2020. They are seeking cash and in-kind donations.

You may send your cash donations through the following:

  • GCash
    • Account name: Zach Xavier Singson
    • Account number: 09569769089
    • Account name: Kela Angela Soriano
    • Account number: 09164982046
  • Metrobank
    • Account name: Zach Xavier Singson
    • Account number: 1033103807752
    • Account name: Kela Angela Soriano
    • Account number:7383866933244

PaSaBay (Para Sa Bayan) is a 6-month initiative aimed at creating a platform for volunteerism, youth-development, and nation-building to mobilize the Cagayano youth. The group is seeking cash and in-kind donations.

You may send your cash donations through the following:

  • BPI
    • Account name: Jaslein Duenas
    • Account number: 8549359486
  • GCash
  • Account name: Jaslein Duenas
  • Account number: 09261972887
  • BDO
    • Account name: Pamela Kate M. Manongas
    • Account number: 13100018995
  • Landbank
    • Account name: Fraji Winnah Pascua
    • Account number: 3707129670
  • PayPal
    • Pere Marie Lucia Baricaua
    • paypal.me/baricauap

For in-kind donations, you may drop them here:

  • Tuguegarao City
    • Pointperson: Reich Balubal
    • Address: Alexandria Building, Cuntapay St., Ugac Sur
    • Contact number: 09982642851
  • Tuguegarao City
    • Pointperson: Precious Dulay
    • Address: 364 Cagelco Village, Phase 2, Pallua Sur, Tuguegarao City
    • Contact number: 09367300920
  • Amulung, Cagayan
    • Pointperson: Yani Uanang
    • Address: 2 San Jacinto St., Centro, Amulung, Cagayan (in front Amulung East Central School)
    • Contact number: 09453227456
  • Piat, Cagayan
    • Pointperson: Luchi Aquino
    • Address: In front of Piat Elementary School
    • Contact number: 09456137022
  • Baggao, Cagayan
    • Pointperson: Patricia Salvador
    • Address: Zone 02, Tungel, Baggao, Cagayan
    • Contact number: 09058814551
Pinas Forward PH

Pinas Forward PH is a nationwide movement for youth leadership and nation-building. The group is encouraging the public to donate through the following:

  • GCash
    • Account name: Mardilyn Garcia
    • Account number: 09361930496
  • Landbank
    • Account name: Abigail F. Reynon
    • Account number: 3706 1554 99
  • BPI
    • Account name: Charmaine Masuli
    • Account number: 1249207531
Saint Louis University–Supreme Student Council

Saint Louis University – Supreme Student Council is the official student government of the Saint Louis University in Baguio City. Cash donations may be sent at the following:

  • GCash and Paymaya
    • Account name: Mystica Rose Angelica L. Bucad
    • Account number: 09156595717
  • Landbank
    • Account name: Vincent Sean Ochave
    • Account number: 0226 5048 69
  • BPI
    • Account name: Rannie Lei Magno
    • Account number: 058 9156 027
  • BDO
    • Account name: Althea Joyce Ong
    • 010 3700 76 370
Zero Hunger PH

Zero Hunger PH, a national youth-led movement that has helped more than 20,000 families across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, is accepting cash donations through the following:

  • BDO
    • Account name: Jana Divinagrcia
    • Account number: 008188005164
  • Eastwest Bank
    • Account name: John Albert Silva
    • Account number: 2000-2430-5917
  • GCash
    • Account name: John Albert Silva
    • Account number: 09562204988
  • Paypal
    • paypal.me/ChescaPersia

Do you know other relief drives helping communities hit by severe tropical storm? Share them with us at move.ph@rappler.com or tag @MovePH on Twitter. – with reports from Phillippe Hiñosa/Rappler.com

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