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News - August 2012

AdU’s Charity Hub gets going; donations and volunteers needed

Date Posted: Aug 9, 2012 at 03:27:43 PM

Charity Hub


Adamson University, through the Integrated Community Extension Services (ICES), has launched the AdU Charity Hub to provide relief and help to those affected by the heavy rain and flooding experienced by the country this past few days. The relief efforts began late Tuesday and early Wednesday—at a time when the rains were still pouring—when volunteers, students, employees, alumni, and friends from Adamson, Sta. Isabel College, Technological University of the Philippines (TUP), San Vicente de Paul Parish Church Lectors and Commentators Guild, Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP), the Episcopal Commission on Youth, the Adamson University Student Government (AUSG), and the Red Cross Youth-AdU chapter gathered at the AdU campus to gather donations and start distribution of relief goods.


The Charity Hub needs donations for the following:

  • Food (canned goods, instant cup noodles, biscuits, bottled water, milk, ready-to-eat meal packs, rice)
  • Usable clothing (please do not donate second-hand underwear)
  • Sleeping/floor mats
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, new toothbrushes, toothpaste, diapers, pantiliners, sanitary napkins)


The Charity Hub might also need volunteer drivers and service vehicles in the next few days.


Cash donations are also most welcome. To make cash donations, please send them to:

                PESO DONATIONS:

                Account name: ADU-VCSR

                Account number: 369496000074

                Bank branch: PNB UN Avenue (900 UN Avenue, Ermita, Manila)


                DOLLAR DONATIONS:

                Account name: Adamson University (VCSR)

                Account number: 369496000066

                Bank branch: PNB UN Avenue (900 UN Avenue, Ermita, Manila)

                Swift code: PNBmPHmm


We welcome donations and volunteers from any school, organization, or office. To drop off your donations or sign up as volunteers, please proceed to the ST Gate Lobby.


Contact details are:

(02) 524-2011 locals 315 or 259

(02) 521-8360 / (02) 400-0919

0999 166 5016 / 0919 498 0657 / 0905 574 8357


Among those who have made early donations and pledges were the AIC Ladies of Charity Philippines, Congregation of the Mission-Philippine Province, SSVP Philippines, Asilo de San Vicente de Paul, AUSG, OSGP Alumni Association, Adamson University Alumni Association, Inc., Prof. Mateo Miranda, and Engr. Thierry Jerome Corpuz.


Adamson University is looking forward to seeing new volunteers and gives its thanks in advance for the help and donations that will be given.