How to Help Typhoon Sendong Victims in Cagayan de Oro

There are many different ways to assist those affected by Typhoon Sendong (International name:  Washi).  Right now, the most essential items urgently needed are water, food, hygiene kits, shelter and kitchen utensils.


The Philippine Red Cross has an Emergency Alert for Typhoon Sendong.  Donate HERE.

Gawad Kalinga is accepting donations HERE.

Ateneo De Manila and Xavier University

Your usual generous support is much appreciated. This time, donations in cash or check will be sent to the group coordinators on the ground to purchase the needed items in the vicinity of the affected sites. You may bring your cash and check donations to the Xavier Hall from 9:00 am to 10:30 pm. The booth will be open until December 23, the end of Simbang Gabi.

Other Channels of giving in Philippines pesos from within the Philippines

The Bills Payment facility of Metrobank at any branch
Donor fills out two copies of the Payment Slip and indicates the following details:

Company name: Ateneo de Manila University
Subscriber Name: name of donor as will appear in the Ateneo official receipt
Reference Number: DREAM Team
Subscriber number: 002
Mode of payment: Indicate whether cash or check
Amount of payment: indicate Php amount.

Giving checks or cash directly to Ateneo

For checks, pay to the Order of Ateneo de Manila University FAO DReaM Team and addressed to Dr. Edna P. Franco, Vice President for Administration and Planning, Xavier Hall 2F, Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108. Please indicate donor’s name and address so that an official receipt can be sent to the donor.

For donations in US Dollars, a wire transfer can be made via China Bank with the following details:

Beneficiary Customer: Ateneo de Manila University;
US$ S/A Account No. 101-732651-4
Beneficiary Bank: 803-3278-269; China Banking Corporation; Manila, Philippines;
Swift Address: CHBKPHMM

To deposit directly to Xavier University, you may deposit through their BPI Account:
Company name: Xavier University
Account #: 9331-0133-63
Branch: CDO, Divisoria Branch Account
For International Donations:
Swift Code: BOPIPHMM
Routing No: CH 005873

1. BDO Peso Account
Account name: ABS-CBN Foundation Inc.-Sagip Kapamilya
Account Number: 39301-14199
Swift Code: BNORPHMM

2. BDO Dollar Account
Account name: ABS-CBN Foundation Inc.-Sagip Kapamilya
Account Number: 39300-81622
Swift Code: BNORPHMM

3. PNB Peso Account
Account name: ABS-CBN Foundation Inc.-Sagip Kapamilya
Account Number: 419-539-5000-13
Swift Code: PNBMPHMM

4. BPI Peso Account
Account name: ABS-CBN Foundation Inc.-Sagip Kapamilya
Account Number: 3051-1127-75
Branch: West Triangle, Quezon City
Swift Code: BOPIPHMM

5. BPI Dollar Account
Account name: ABS-CBN Foundation Inc.-Sagip Kapamilya
Account Number: 3054-0270-35
Branch: West Triangle, Quezon City
Swift Code: BOPIPHMM

Peso Savings
Account Name: GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc.
Account Number: 3-098-51034-7

Dollar Savings
Account Name:GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc.
Account Number:2-098-00244-2

Peso Savings
Account Name: GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc.
Account Number:115-184777-2 or 160-111277-7

Dollar Savings
Account Name: GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc.
Account Number: 01-115-301177-9 or 01-160-300427-6


Couples for Christ Calamity Fund
Account no.: BPI Savings Account 3103-3055-85
Account  name: Couples for Christ

For more effective monitoring and transparency, we would appreciate it if you could scan your remittance/deposit slips and email them to [email protected]

More details HERE.


Ateneo de Manila

For those who wish to donate in kind, you may bring the following to the Ateneo School of Government at the Socio-Development Complex:

Personal Hygiene pack:

  • Toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, shampoo, handsantizers,
  • Footwear
  • Clothes
  • Blankets

Xavier University Relief Center is conducting a relief operation for families affected by Bagyong Sendong. They are asking for donations in:

  • CASH
  • FOOD (noodles, canned goods, etc.)

You can drop them off at the
Xavier University KKP-SIO.
Volunteers also needed @DSWD (Masterson Rd, Upper Carmen).
Call 09066150095 or 858-8892.

UP Manila is accepting donations at the Office of Student Affairs (Padre Faura, Manila) and at the Philippine General Hospital. Call 526-8419 or 554-8400.

Rock Ed

Rock Ed Iligan is running a soup kitchen, donate for hot meals for homeless in her neighborhood. BPI Loyola 3080.0073.44

From @gangbadoy on Twitter: Rock Ed’s Sendong relief drive has Mercato+Soderno as drop off points for goods. Burger Joint in Brookside, Cainta also. Msg @rockedradio

RT’ed by @gangbadoy: Contact number and person for Iligan City Public Plaza Donation Center: Erika 09052802002

Relief goods drop off points so far are: Mercato, Soderno, LSGH gym, Moonleaf Tea Shop. Tweet @Thysz

One For Iligan

Drop-off Points:

Makati City: 3553 Durango St., Palanan, Makati City 1235. Contact Migz @ 09065777812 or 09227130006 OR 6-D Cypress Gardens Condo 112 VA Rufino St. Makati City c/o Meikah Delid

Quezon City: Berkeley Residences, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City. Contact Jamie Steffani Mijares @ 09157744244

Manila/Taft Avenue: Madison Square Condominium, Taft Avenue, Manila, Right in front of De La Salle University, beside Kenny Rogers . Contact Roden Lim @ 09228446777

Iligan Blogger’s Society Drop Off Points & Contact Persons (Google Doc)


Donations can be sent to: National Resource Operations Center (NROC) 852-8081(24 hours),Chapel Road, Pasay City (back of Air Transportation Office).

Donations can also be brought at all DSWD Field Offices.For DSWD NCR: San Rafael St., Legarda, Manila

Those living near the South: DSWD FO IV-A:Alabang-Zapote Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa City 1770 Tel. No: (02) 807-4140Fax No: (02) 807-1518



The Department of Social Welfare and Development needs volunteers to repack goods for distribution to evacuation centers affected by typhoon “Sendong.”

Please help mobilize volunteers for Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City.

Proceed directly to DSWD Covered Court in Masterson Ave., Upper Carmen, CDO and contact Division Chief Manny Borres at CP 09066150095.

For NCR based volunteers may go to the National Resource Operations Center (NROC) NAIA Chapel Road, Pasay City (beside Airport Police Department & back of Air Transportation Office) with telephone numbers 852-8081, 851-2681 and CP 09189302356 (Ronald). Please bring your own foods and drinks or look for sponsor for this.

DSWD through the NROC, is also accepting donations like bottled water, biscuits for children, and easy to cook  foods.


[anythinggoesunderthebelly / Xavier University/ Gang Badoy]

Mike Teodoro