TACLOBAN RISE! At the end of the night. …

Tacloban Rise check

Maraming salamat sa inyong lahat! Photo courtesy of Ruben Salazar.

Despite a mean snowstorm that turned a 45-minute drive to suburban Naperville into an adventurous road trip, YOU were able to raise $1,536 at TACLOBAN RISE: Haiyan Naperville Fundraiser!

Tacloban Rise!

Organizers and visitors to TACLOBAN RISE! fundraiser. Photo courtesy of Ruben Salazar.

Funds raised at TACLOBAN RISE! benefit rebuilding efforts in the city of Tacloban only.

We are grateful to the following for their generous support and donations to the Illinois Philippine Recovery Operations’ second fundraiser of the year:

Special thanks to Frank Torilio for providing the sounds system.

We are also still taking online donations. Among our generous donors, we would like to thank the following for trusting the Illinois Philippine Recovery Operations by donating online:

  • Dan & Linda Gordon from Mooresville, NC
  • Herbert Sadcopen from Bolingbrook, IL
  • Robert Horace Boyer from De Pere, WI
  • Wilma Lilly from Morris, IL

Donations can also be sent through the mail to:

PACF IL PRO (Philippine American Cultural Foundation – Illinois Philippine Recovery Operations)
c/o Ruben Salazar
1705 Clemens Rd
Darien, IL 60561

We are profoundly grateful to all of you who had taken the time to peruse our Web site, donate online, donate in-kind, attend an event, liked a social media post, made a phone call, passed along the word, forwarded an e-mail, gave an encouraging word. Events and groups like the Illinois Philippine Recovery Operations could not have been possible without you.

Our grateful thanks. Maraming salamat for allowing us to lend a helping hand to survivors of one of the worst calamities that had hit the Philippines – our birth land, home land, the eye of our thoughts and prayers these past several weeks. Hanggang sa uulitin. We hope to see you again next time.


One comment

  1. I would like to inform you if u will be needing extra performer my son can do a dance presentation. He perf My sister is one of a victim of typhoon Haiyan and so we would like to do a little something to help. Our family here in US, Canada and even in Manila contributed to other victims of the typhoon. I hope also on our own little way we can do something for

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