How to help Sendong victims

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Tropical storm Sendong brought landslides and floods that took the lives of more than a thousand people in Mindanao. It hit the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan the most. Listed below are entities providing you with ways to help the victims. We will continue to update this page.

ABS-CBN Foundation
ABS-CBN Foundation's Sagip Kapamilya accepts in-kind donations at:

ABS-CBN Foundation Inc.,
Mother Ignacia cor. Eugenio Lopez St.,
Diliman, Quezon City.

Cash donations may be deposited to the following accounts under the name ABS-CBN Foundation Inc.-Sagip Kapamilya:

BDO
Peso: 39301-14199
Dollar: 39300-81622
Swift Code: BNORPHMM

PNB
Peso: 419-539-5000-13
Swift Code: PNBMPHMM

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) West Triangle Branch
Peso: 3051-1127-75
Dollar: 3054-0270-35
Swift Code: BOPIPHMM

Alagang Kapatid Foundation
TV5's Alagang Kapatid Foundation Inc. accepts cash donations  through its bank accounts:

BDO
Peso: 005310-410164

BPI
Peso: 1443-05333-2

Donations in kind may be sent to News5 Aksyon Center, TV5 office in San Bartlolome, Novaliches, Quezon City.

For more info, please call (02) 938-6393.

Ateneo de Manila University
The Ateneo's Disaster Response and Management Team accepts donations at the Xavier Hall in its Loyola Heights Campus from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m:

Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Phone: (02) 426-6001

Citizens' Disaster Response Center
CDRC welcomes volunteers and accepts in-kind donations. Please visit its office at:

72-A Times St., West Triangle Homes
Quezon City, 1104
Phone: (02) 929-9820
Fax: (02) 929-9822
Email: info@cdrc-phil.com

Cash donations may be deposited to the following account under the  Citizens' Disaster Response Center:

Metrobank Examiner Branch
Peso: 636-3-63600741-3
Dollar: 636-2-63600158-3
Swift Code: MBTCPHMM

De La Salle University
Oplan Sagip Mindanao announcement on the DLSU website says La Salle Greenhills has been designated as the collecting point of all donations in kind from the different La Salle schools in Luzon.

Drop boxes are also placed at strategic entry and exit points of DLSU Manila:

De La Salle University-Manila
2401 Taft Avenue, 1004 Manila
Phone: (02) 524-4611 loc. 147, (02) 525-4267 (02) 523-4143 c/o Ms. Lilia Barrona and Ms. Jennifer Santos
Email: ma.lourdes.melegrito@dlsu.edu.ph c/o Ms. Ma. Lourdes Melegito, Director of Center for Social Concern & Action

More details here.

Department of Social Welfare and Development
DSWD welcomes volunteers. Inquire at the following DSWD offices or visit the DSWD website for more info:

DSWD National Resource Operation Center
NAIA Chapel Road, Pasay City (beside Airport Police Department and back of Air Transportation Office)
Phone: (02) 852-8081, (02) 851-2681
Mobile: (0918) 930-2356

DSWD Field Office 10
Masterson Avenue, Upper Carmen
Cagayan de Oro City
Phone: (088) 858-8134, (088) 858-6333
Mobile: (0906) 615-0095 c/o Manny Borres

DSWD also accepts cash donations at these bank accounts named DSWD Donation:

Land Bank of the Philippines
Peso: 3122-1011-84
Dollar: 3124-0055-81

Donations may also be sent via GCash. Text DONATE<space>AMOUNT<space>MPIN<space>DSWD and send to 2882. Example: DONATE 1000 1234 DSWD

GMA Kapuso Foundation
Kapuso Foundation's Operation Bayanihan in Cagayan de Oro accepts rice, instant noodles, canned goods, bottled water, clothing, and medicines:

GMA Kapuso Foundation Operation Bayanihan Command Post
Capitol University Gym, Corrales Ext., Cagayan de Oro City.
Mobile: (0919) 574-9835 c/o Armi Sobremisana

For those in Metro Manila and other areas, you may send cash donations to:

GMA Kapuso Foundation
2nd Floor Kapuso Center
GMA Network Center
EDSA, Diliman, Quezon City
Phone: (02) 928-4299, (02) 928-9351

The foundation also accepts donations via its bank accounts under the name GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc.:

Metrobank
Peso: 3-098-51034-7
Dollar: 2-098-00244-2
Swift Code: MBTC PH MM

United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB)
Peso: 115-184777-2 or 160-111277-7
Dollar: 01-115-301177-9 or 01-160-300427-6

BDO
Peso Savings: 469-0022189
Dollar Savings: 469-0072135
Swift Code: BNORPHMM
Note: Bank collects service fee

PNB
Peso: 121-003200017
Dollar: 121-003200025
Swift Code: PNB MPH MM
Note: Bank collects service fee

JRS Express
Donations are also accepted at any JRS Express branch nationwide. Delivery is free. For inquiries, call (02) 631-7351 to 56.

LBC Foundation
LBC will ship donations to Sendong victims for free. Just drop it off at any LBC branch in the Philippines, as well as in KSA, UAE, Singapore, HK, Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan, UK, Spain, and Italy.

In Singapore, you can drop off donations in kind (clothes, blankets, canned goods, noodles, etc.) at:

LBC Express Airfreight
Lucky Plaza Orchard
Stall #02-032/033
Phone (65) 6738 5258 / 65954522
Open until 6 p.m.

View map here.

National Union of Journalists of the Philippines
Phone: (02) 376-7330
Mobile: (0910) 495-0095
Email: nujphil@gmail.com

The NUJP is also collecting donations for media workers in areas hit hard by Sendong:

Metrobank
Peso: 229-722-9507-458

Philippine Red Cross
Bonifacio Drive, Port Area,
PO Box 280, Manila 2803
Phone: 527-0000
Email: prc@redcross.org.ph

Philippine Red Cross accepts cash donations at these bank accounts:

Banco De Oro (BDO)
Peso: 00-453-0018647
Dollar: 10-453-0039482
Swift Code: BNORPHMM

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)
Peso: 4991-0036-52
Dollar: 004994-0103-15
Swift Code: BOPIPHMM

Metrobank
Peso: 151-3-041631228
Dollar: 151-2-15100218-2
Swift Code: MBTCPHMM

Philippine National Bank (PNB)
Peso: 3752 8350 0034
Dollar: 3752 8350 0042
Swift Code: PNBMPHMM

Unionbank of the Philippines
Peso: 1015 4000 0201
Dollar: 1315 4000 0090
Swift Code: UNPHPHMM

To donate via SMS, text RED<space>AMOUNT to 2899 (Globe) or 4143 (Smart). For G-Cash, text DONATE<space>AMOUNT<space>4-digit M-PIN<space>REDCROSS to 2882.

You can donate the following denominations:
Globe: 5, 25, 100, 300, 500 or 1000
Smart: 10, 25, 50, 100, 300, 500 or 1000

Red Cross also accepts cash donations at any of the 1,500 Cebuana Lhuillier pawnshops nationwide.

For more info, visit Red Cross' Donate Now page.

RockEd Philippines
Donations to RockEd Philippines' potable water fund for Cagayan de Oro may be deposited to the following bank account:

BPI
Peso: 3080-0073-44
Branch: Loyola Heights

Rural Missionaries of the Philippines
Rural Missionaries of the Philippines-Northern Mindanao Sub-Region accepts food items, drinking water, used clothing, blankets, medicines, and cash donations for the victims of Sendong. Bring donations to:

Room 01, Kalinaw Lanao Center
0016 Bougainvilla Puti, Villaverde
9200 Iligan City
Telefax: (0223) 5179

StartArt Project
10A Alabama St.,
New Manila, Quezon City
Mobile: (0926) 711-2450
Email: info@startartprject.org or nikkiluna@startartproject.org

See donation centers in other regions at the RM-NMSR website.

For cash donations, please send to this account under RMP-NMR Inc.:
BPI Quezon Avenue
Peso: 009359-1348-08
Swift Code: BOPIPHMM

Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan

SLB accepts cash and cheque donations through the following accounts under Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan:

BPI
Peso Checking: 3081-1111-61
Dollar Savings: 3084-0420-12
Branch: Loyola-Katipunan

Smart Communications
Smart subscribers all over the country may donate to Smart's Baha Fund by transferring funds to Smart Money account number 5577 5130 6822 1104. Donors may also deposit cash to the same Smart Money account number in any BDO branch nationwide or through Hapinoy and Cebuana Lhuillier outlets.

Starbucks Philippines
From December 19-25, the tip box in Starbucks stores' register area will serve as a donation box for Sendong survivors. Rustan Coffee Corporation will match a percentage of their customers' contributions.

Tulong Kabataan
The volunteer and relief network of the National Union of Students of the Philippines and other youth organizations accepts relief goods:

No. 89 K-7 Street, Kamias, Quezon City
Mobile: (0926) 170-3655 c/o Vanessa; (0947) 316-8407 c/o Rainier; and (0932) 401-5588 c/o Athena

Cash donations may also be deposited to following bank account under the National Union of Students of the Philippines - Head Office, Inc.:

Chinabank
Peso: 107-248551-3
Branch: Quezon Avenue

More info at the NUSP website.

University of the Philippines
UP Mindanao's Office of Extension and Community Service (OECS) has set up drop boxes for donations near the guard station at the Administration Building Atrium:

UP Mindanao
Brgy. Mintal, Tugbok District, Davao City

For those who cannot come to the campus,  there are also donation boxes at Coffee for Peace at Highway, Matina near Ateneo Grade School and Abreeza Mall.

In UP Diliman, material contributions may be delivered to the OCES at Room 208 until December 22, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please look for Asst. Prof. Me-Anne Tumanan or Ms. Fe De Asis. All donations will be coursed through UP Manila Ugnayan ng Pahinungód.

UP Manila also accepts donations at the Office of Student Affairs  and the Philippine General Hospital:

UP Manila
Padre Faura St. corner Ma. Orosa St.
Ermita, Manila
Phone: (02) 526-8419, (02) 526-0527, and (02) 554-8400.

For cash donations, please send to the bank account of UP-PGH:

Development Bank of the Philippines
Peso: 0410-002882-035

For more info, visit this page.

World Food Programme
WFP accepts online donations to victims of Tropical Storm Sendong (Washi) via PayPal. Donate using this link.

Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan
Xavier University's Tabang Sendong accepts food, bottled water, medicine, cooking utensils, slippers, towels, matresses, blankets, and clean clothes. Drop them off at the University's front gate.

Xavier University
Corrales Avenue, Cagayan de Oro City
Phone: (08822) 72-3116 or (088) 858-3116 loc 3215
Mobile: (0915) 760-6755 c/o Fr. Eric G. Velandria, SJ

For cash donations, deposit to this account under Xavier University:

BPI CDO-Divisoria Branch
Peso: 9331-0133-63
Swift Code: BOPIPHMM
Routing No: CH005873

For more info, visit Operation: Tabang Sendong.

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