Fundraising, Philanthropy & Development Assistance

Other Typhoon Yolanda Donations and Fundraising Events
The Philippine Reporter
November 22, 2015
Details on relief efforts towards Typhoon Yolanda victims organized by ABS-CBN foundation: Sagip Kapamilya, The Filipino-Canadian Association of Brantford (FCAB), The Philippine Advancement Through Arts and Culture (PATAC), Leyteño Association of Ontario and Gawad Kalinga Canada. 
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Canada funds tourism project in Philippines
Asian Pacific Post
May 20, 2014
“26 Philippine hotels, resorts, and various tourism industry associations have received skills development grants to upgrade the quality of services of their respective tourism workers. The grants scheme program, established by the Department of Tourism, forms part of the Improving Competitiveness in Tourism project administered by the Asian Development Bank and funded by the Government of Canada…” 
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I didn’t even have to think, I immediately said yes
The Filipino Post
April 1, 2014
An interview of Canadian Forces Major Jay Manimtim from Rosario Cavite on issues surrounding Typhoon Haiyan. “I felt really compelled to help, being born and raised here in the Philippines. I felt a deep connection…”
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Updates on GTA Fundraising and Relief Efforts
The Philippine Reporter
December 6, 2013
An update on smaller community-based events in the GTA aimed to provide relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan.
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Toronto Community Housing Staff Network Raises over $3,400 in support of PH Typhoon Disaster Relief
The Philippine Reporter
December 6, 2013
The Filipino Kababayan Network congregated to raise money, used clothing, canned goods and non-perishables for aid towards those affected by Typhoon Haiyan. “The network will direct all funds raised to Gawad Kalinga Canada…” 
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Canada Ups the Aid to the Philippines
The Filipino Post
December 3, 2013
An additional $15 million is promised by the Canadian government to provide aid for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
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Vancouver Law Firm Assists Typhoon Victims
The Filipino Post
November 25, 2013
“Miller Thomson LLP will offer pro bono immigration legal services to those who have been significantly affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines…” 
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Storm hits home but hope swells with fundraising relief efforts
The Philippine Reporter
November 22, 2013
“Migrante Canada launched the “Sagip-Migrante Fund Drive” to garner financial support for victims of Typhoon Yolanda, ‘Donations will go to our team led by Migrante International that is now deployed to assist in the affected areas bringing with them essential needs such as rice, canned goods and bottled water and setting up soup kitchens…'”
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Aid operation hampered by scale of destruction
The Filipino Post
November 18, 2013
“Poor communications and access difficulties are still hampering relief efforts in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which made a devastating landfall in the Philippines last week killing some 10,000 people…” 
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Group wants suspension of Canada’s Aid to the Philippines
The Asian Pacific Post
July 8, 2010
A Vancouver-based group strongly recommends ‘”the suspension of financial aid, military training, sales of military equipment and all forms of support to the Philippine military until concrete actions are taken to put an end to the the extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, and arbitrary arrests and detention” as a response to President Benigno Aquino III.
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GTA reaches out to Manila flood victims
The Toronto Star
September 29, 2009
While Manila reels from one of its worst ever tropical storms, a Toronto paramedic is flying over to lend a hand and a Scarborough MP is calling on Ottawa to commit $5 million in humanitarian aid…”
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Ibaan Fundraising Project
The Philippine Reporter
September 16, 2009
Project taken on by the Ibaan group in Scarborough, Ontario to transport computers to the Ibaan Batangas Central Elementary School. 
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