FACLA TURNED HFT FIESTA ON NOV 29-30 TO TAWID-BAHA RELIEF FUNDRAISERS

Press Release
Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA)
November 17, 2013

FACLA TURNED HFT FIESTA ON NOV 29-30 TO TAWID-BAHA RELIEF FUNDRAISERS

Los Angeles—The Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) turned its Historic Filipinotown Fiesta on November 29 and 30 into a relief drive PROJECT TAWID-BAHA into a fundraisers.

In a joint observance of the traditional Thanksgiving Day in the United States and Andres Bonifacio Day commemorated in the Philippines, FACLA will raise needed funds for Thypoon Yolanda victims in the Visayas. The festivities will feature cultural shows, reunions and dancing party on November 29 from 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

On November 30, Bonifacio Day, the event will feature sports, exhibits and reunion from (AM to 12;00 PM. CA Senator Kevin De Leon and ASM Jimmy Gomez are the invited guests for the two day- fundraisers.

Joint Press Conference for PH Relief on November 19.

In a related development. FACLA together with California Senator Kevin De Leon and Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez of the 51st District will hold a joint press conference in FACLA on Tuesday, November 19 at 10:00 AM to announce joint efforts for relief drive to aid Thypoon Yolanda survivors in the Philippines.

FACLA President Austin Baul Jr, Senator Kevin De Leon and ASM Jimmy Gomez met earlier at Senator De Leon’s office in Sunset Blvd last Thursday, November 14 to plan out relief efforts for the survivors of the devastating thypoon that affected 11 million Filipinos in 43 provinces in Southern and Central Philippines.

Also present on the meeting was JFAV National Coordinator and FACLA Director Arturo Garcia,SIPA Executive Director Joel Jacinto and Senator De Leon and ASM Jimmy Gomez staff members.

The donation is $ 25.00 for all events and activities on November 29-30, 2013

For more information about these events please contact Clarita Julian, FACLA Manager at (213) 484-1527 or visit our website at www.newfacla,org at our facebook account at newfacla@fb

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