Here in Canada, pls consider donating to Sagip Migrante for disaster relief in the Philippines. I work with them personally and know that your donations will go directly were it is needed.
Originally posted on 1-800-559-8092:
Migrante Canada Members and Friends,
Greetings of solidarity.
Again I write to thank you for the overwhelming support for the Sagip Migrante fundraising campaign. This is the second update on our relief effort. Since my last update Sagip Migrante in Canada have raised a total of $40,874. These are from Migrante Canada member organizations and friends from Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Alberta and Vancouver.
In the Philippines, the centralized mission came back from Central Visayas a couple of weeks ago. Sagip Migrante is a member of BALSA (Bayanihan alay sa Sambayanan), a national relief and rehabilitation network of grassroots peoples organizations in the Philippines that went to these areas. There are 2 Migrante Brigade that went, one with the relief convoy that drove to Central Visayas. The other flew straight to Tacloban led by Migrante Sectoral Partylist Chairperson Coni Regalado along with Amie Dural from Migrante New Zealand and Patricio…
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