Daily Archives: January 8, 2014

FACLA WRAPS UP TAWID BAHA RELIEF DRIVE FOR YOLANDA VICTIMS

Press Release
Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA)
January 08, 2014

Los Angeles—The Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) TAWID BAHA RELIEF DRIVE FOR YOLANDA VICTIMS wrapped up its donation drive last January 6, 2014.

FACLA President Austin Baul Jr. reported that FACLA received a total of $ 2,300.00 monetary donations. The last donation that was received was from Sierra and Hopey Balatan of San Fernando High School at the FACLA Board of Directors Meeting last January 6, 2014.

The Balatan sisters sold chocolates and solicit donation from their school and donated their earnings to FACLA. Earlier FACLA donated $ 1,800.00 for the victims of Thypoon PABLO in Mindanao to the Philippine Consulate of Los Angeles last August 2013.

FACLA TAWID BAHA RELIEF DRIVE

FACLA at once put into motion the TAWID-BAHA Relief Drive after assessing the fact that the Philippines suffered severe losses after the aftermath of the Thypoon YOLANDA that devastated the Central Philippines on November 12, 2013 four days after the super storm hit the Leyte.

FACLA also received material donations and turned it over to People’s CORE STP 2013 Relief Drive. These material donations will be sent to Leyte and Capiz.

TAWID BAHA Project Coordinator and FACLA Disaster Relief Committee Chair Director Jerry Esguerra said that the TAWID BAHA Project will hold a benefit dance dinner in March 2014 dor its scholarship program to the Philippines.

We are still accepting monetary donations and you can also the sent donations to:

FACLA TAWID BAHA RELIEF PROJECT
FACLA 1740 W. Temple St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026

( All donations more than $ 50.00 is tax deductible for FACLA is a private-non profit 501 (c3) organization )

TAWID- BAHA Relief Project is also open for volunteers and are accepting interns and those who want to donate or join the committee is welcomed to join. Just call Jerry Esguerra at (818) 749-0272 or Mrs. Clarita Julian at FACLA at (213)484-1527.

For more information about FACLA please call at (213)484-1527 or email us at newfacla@yahoo.com or visit our website at www.newfacla.org.