Donations Sites and Resources:
National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) – US-based organization
NAFCON will transfer monetary donations to BALSA—Bayanihan Alay sa Sambayanan (Peoples Cooperation for the People)—whose relief efforts are led by all volunteer grassroots and community-driven organizations.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS – USCC)
Catholic Relief Services was founded in 1943 by the Catholic Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and disadvantaged outside the country. Working through local offices and an extensive network of partners, CRS operates on 5 continents and in over 90 countries. They aid the poor by first providing direct assistance where needed, then encouraging these people to help with their own development. Together, this fosters secure, productive, just communities that enable people to realize their potential.
Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders delivers medical help to populations endangered by war, civil strife, epidemics or natural disasters. Each year over 2,000 volunteer doctors representing 45 nationalities work worldwide in front-line hospitals, refugee camps, disaster sites, towns and villages providing primary health care, performing surgery, vaccinating children, operating emergency nutrition and sanitation programs and training local medical staff.
LBC Corp (Free shipping through Nov 30)
13509 NE Whitaker Way
Portland, OR 97230
Contact: Myrna Relos 503.775.6888
Medical International Teams
A Christian global health organization, helping people affected by disaster, conflict and poverty in 70 countries. We deliver medical and dental care, humanitarian aid, and holistic development programs to all people in need, regardless of religion, nationality, sex, or race. We respond to disasters around the world—and here at home—by sending teams of volunteer medical professionals and medical supplies to care for the sick and injured. We also mobilize long-term health promotion initiatives, collaborating with established partners within each community to ensure that our programs have a sustainable impact.
Mercy Corps (MC)
Nonprofit organization providing emergency relief and supporting development programs in agriculture, economic development, health, housing and infrastructure, and strengthening local organizations.
Oxfam is a development and relief agency working to end poverty. Oxfam International is a confederation of 12 organizations working together with over 3,000 partners in more than 100 countries to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice.