Typhoon Haiyan - Opportunities to Help
Typhoon Haiyan has caused incredible devastation and destruction across the Philippines. We send our deepest sympathies to those affected by the typhoon, and especially those who have lost friends and family. The need is great, and Beverly Hills residents, staff, and community members who would like to donate are encouraged to do so. The following are a few of the organizations that have set up funds to help contribute to Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts:
UNICEF is accepting donations at unicef.org/support or by calling 1-800-FOR-KIDS. Monies raised by UNICEF will go towards sending supplies to the Philippines including water purification equipment and medical kits.
The World Food Programme is raising money to send food as well as personnel to help with communications and logistics. You can donate to the World Food Programme by going to wfpusa.org or by texting the word AID to 27722 to instantly donate $10.
The U.S. Red Cross is accepting donations at RedCross.org/Donate. Additionally you can donate $10 by texting REDCROSS to 90999. Money raised will go towards helping people affected by all disasters, including Typhoon Haiyan.