Update on Ayala Foundation’s ‘Yolanda’ fund-raising (as of 19 November)
Ayala Foundation’s fund-raising for people and communities affected by ‘Yolanda’ has reached P27.7 million, as of November 19, 2013.
Of these, P5.9 million are cash donations, while P21.8 million are pledges.
To date, a total of P2.4 million has been deployed—US$50,000 (P2.18 million) was coursed through the World Food Programme for the immediate food needs of 4,000 affected families; P200,000, coursed through Ayala Foundation’s Visayas Office and the Ayala Business Club Cebu, was used to provide food packs for Tacloban residents who evacuated to Cebu; and P60,000 was used for delivery trucks that will bring relief goods from the Department of Social Welfare and Development to the Ateneo de Manila University (packing site) and the Villamor Air Base (for distribution).
Aside from these, Ayala Foundation is continuing its partnership with the Ayala Business Club for relief operations in Northern Cebu, and to support other ongoing relief operations in Bogo City, Medellin, Daanbantayan, and Bantayan Island in Northern Cebu.
In addition, Nokia is providing cellular phone units to support the communication needs of World Food Programme and DSWD representatives. Globe Telecom is also providing SIM cards for the phones, some of which will also be deployed in Globe’s Libreng Tawag stations.
Ayala Foundation also expresses its gratitude to the corporate and individual donors who supported our fund-raising activities. Following is a partial list of AFI’s corporate and institutional donors:
- Wells Fargo Texas
- Mitsubishi Corp.
- Fort Bonifacio Development Foundation
- Far Eastern University
- Factoran and Associates Law Offices
- M. Walsh Milestone Group
- Great Eastern Resins Phils. Industrial Corp.
- Ayala Land Sales
- Premium Wine Exchange, Inc.
- Tobii Technology AB
- IATSS Forum Philippines
- Sinag Software Solutions
- CST Computer Simulation Tech
Ayala Foundation will provide regular updates on its fund-raising activities, as well as its deployment of funds.
To see our Yolanda FAQs, visit this page.
You may also visit our Laging Handa page here.
To access our donation channels, visit here.
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