Help Support Relief Efforts for Typhoon Haiyan
Please join the De Anza community in supporting the people of the Philippines who have been impacted by the devastation from Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), which hit and ravaged numerous provinces in the central Philippines on November 8. Haiyan’s 195 mph winds and huge storm surges killed thousands, displaced nearly 600,000 and affected 9.5 million people across the Philippines, according to the United Nations.
Nearly 4 million of those affected are thought to be children, according to international aid organization Save the Children. Officially, confirmed deaths stood at 2,357 on Thursday morning, Nov. 14, according to the Filipino government.
Make a Monetary Donation through NAFCON
The National Alliance for Fillipino Concerns (NAFCON) has provided an easy way to make a monetary donation online. Donate today.
You may also stop by the Main Quad on Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 25-27, from 11:30 a.m-2:30 p.m. to make a check or cash donation at the Typhoon Haiyan Relief table.
For information about how the money will be distributed, read the Letter of Appeal from NAFCON Bayanihan Relief & Rehabilitation Program.
NAFCON has a well-respected track record in supporting disaster relief efforts since the devastation of Typhoon Ondoy in 2009 and has been widely publicized as a top option for donations. NAFCON is a national multi-issue alliance of Filipino organizations and individuals in the United States serving to protect the rights and welfare of Filipinos by fighting for social, economic, and racial justice and equality. At present, NAFCON members are active in 23 cities in the United States. Read about the relief efforts in Northern California.
Fundraising Events on Campus
Give a Donation!
CANCELED - Sophia U-Jam Hip Hop Aerobic Fundraiser
Asian Pacific American Staff Association (APASA) Holiday Benefit Event
Sponsoring organizations include APASL, APALI, APASA, California History Center, Circle K, DASB, ICCE, IMPACT AAPI, Phi Theta Kappa, and The Office of Instruction.
Volunteer Opportunities on Campus
Also please consider volunteering time for much needed assistance. There will be more upcoming events on campus in support of relief efforts. For more information about how to get involved, contact Associate Vice President of Instruction Rowena Tomaneng, a former volunteer with NAFCON USA, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408.864.8510.
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