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Philippines Disaster Response Resources

Publication date: 
Friday, November 1, 2013

In response to inquiries and requests from the SCG membership, we have compiled a list of resources for grantmakers seeking to contribute to disaster relief efforts in the Philippines.

The Amgen Foundation has committed $200,000 to nonprofit organizations working to help communities recover from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan. $100,000 will go to Direct Relief and $100,000 to International Medical Corps. Amgen also encourages staff members to utilize our 1:1 matching gifts program to increase their personal donations.

Disney is providing $500K to the relief effort in the Philippines through grants to Save the Children and the American Red Cross. The Walt Disney Company Foundation will match all eligible contributions from employees.

Southern California Edison invites the community to participate in Edison International's social media campaign on Facebook: For every page “LIKE,” Edison will contribute $5 to the Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Relief Fund (up to $5,000 in total). The campaign runs through Thursday, November 21st.

JPMorgan Chase Foundation has announced that they will make a $1 million donation to the relief efforts through our non-profit partners, World Vision and Habitat for Humanity. Additionally, they will be matching employee contributions dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $250,000.

San Manuel Band of Missions Indians approved gifts of $500,000 to support the American Red Cross and $500,000 to the International Medical Corps for typhoon disaster relief efforts.

Toyota Motor Philippines and Toyota Financial Services Philippines pledged a donation of 10-Million Philippino Pesos (US$228,910) for victims of super typhoon Yolanda which has ravaged cities and towns in the provinces of Leyte, Iloilo, Capiz, Eastern Samar, Aklan, Antique, Palawan and Cebu.

Wells Fargo & Company is supporting the Philippines typhoon and flood relief effort with a grant of $250,000 - more than Php 10 million - with $125,000 going to the American Red Cross and $125,000 to the International Medical Corps. These funds will help with the ongoing relief efforts and rehabilitation in the affected areas of the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.

Tracking Philanthropy's Response:
The Center for Disaster Philanthropy and the Council on Foundations are both collecting information from funders investing in immediate relief and longer-term recovery efforts – to submit your response and be added to a compilation of funders, please email: [email protected] and [email protected].

CDP has also created a summary of its November 13th webinar on Typhoon Haiyan.

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