The devastation that supertyphoon Yolanda, the strongest ever recorded on earth, brought upon our countrymen is tremendous. Everyone is coming together to offer relief. Donation drives and relief operations are in place.
Businesses too are doing their part. Profits of these establishments are being set aside for relief through various promos. Let’s all do what we can, as entrepreneurs, consumers, Filipinos.
** Please check regularly for updates. We add to the list as often as we can. **
The list is getting longer! We are now categorizing according to products and services:
Restaurants, cafes, bars, other F&B
(Edit: DONE – Yabu’s Dine For A Cause / BRGR Project, Pino, Pipino, Brgy Bagnet, Pi Breakfast & Pies, Serenitea (San Juan), Tito Panadero’s Bread For A Cause, Magnum Opus’ free coffee for tips, Mary Grace Cafe’s ensaymada and cheeserolls, The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf (Philippines)’ The Great Exchange, The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf (SM Jazz) opening, Sebastian’s Ice Cream 2-day Dine For A Cause, Bizu’s Eat Drink Give, Commune, #YolandaActionWeekend, Ginza Bairin Katsu for a Cause, Earth Kitchen)
Skinny Mike’s P15 Wings. “For the whole month of November, we will be selling our wings at P15/wing. For every wing P5 will go to Red Cross for the victims of Yolanda.” [source]
La Gordita’s Cake For A Cause. “La Gordita Cakes and Pastries will be joining “Yolanda Action Weekend” on Nov. 16 – 17, wherein 20% of our sales from orders will go to the Philippine Red Cross. We are also extending our 20%-of -sales donation period until the end of the month (Nov. 30). All clients who will participate shall be forwarded the PayPal receipt of our donations for the month. #YolandaActionWeekend #ReliefPH #CakesforaCause” [source]
Nomama. “For the week of November 18 to 30, Nomama will give Php 50.00 for every Nomama Ramen and Php 100.00 for every Wagyu Beef Cheeks ordered to Habitat for Humanity to aide in the rebuilding of homes in Tacloban. Nomama will also pledge 20% of its total sales for the weekend of November 16 and 17 – #YolandaActionWeekend – for the typhoon victims. [via JJ Yulo]
Gugma at Adarna Food and Culture Restaurant. A night of kundiman and Visayan-inspired cuisines. A benefit dinner for survivors of typhoon Yolanda. November 29, 2013. [source]
Sweet Street. “From now until Nov. 30, 20% of all Sweet Street sales will be donated to those affected by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Thank you for your continued support. #YolandaPH #ReliefPH” [source]
Retail, shopping, various merchandise
Suelas’ One For One. “It’s just 44 days ’til Christmas and our fellow Filipinos have lost their homes and loved ones and left them with almost nothing! What better way to celebrate the Christmas spirit than to unite, get up and help out. For the rest of November, we will be donating a pair of Suelas for every pair purchased at any of our branches. Hope you can help sprea the word 🙂 #suelasoneforone”
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It's just 44 days 'til Christmas and our fellow Filipinos have lost their homes and loved ones and left them with almost nothing! What better way to celebrate the Christmas spirit than to unite, get up and help out. For the rest of November, we will be donating a pair of Suelas for every pair purchased at any of our branches. Hope you can help sprea the word 🙂 #suelasoneforone
La Pomme’s Sleep Angels. “I want you to buy one or more of my Sleep Angels. These are small soft dolls I make, with a sprinkling of sweet-smelling lavender flowers from France. They are for your or your child’s bed. The scent of lavender makes for better sleeping. You need to pay P650 for each. But instead of giving me the money, I want you to send the cash to an established and reputable organization working to send relief goods and services to the areas affected by typhoon Yolanda (international name, Haiyan) … Send me the receipt, deposit slip, or any proof of your donation, as well as your address. E-mail that to firstname.lastname@example.org, and I will send you your angel. For being one yourself, you know.” [source and more info]
Diksyonaryo Atbp.’s gift cards. “Diksyonaryo Atbp is an organization whose goal is to raise literacy in the country. We have gift cards every Christmas and this year, we’re doing it a little different – 50% of the sales will go to CASH DONATION through GMA’s Kapuso Foundation, while the other 50% will still be used to buy storybooks for the affected children of Yolanda.” [source]
The Beachsters. “With your help, we will be able to hopefully bring back those beautiful smiles to the faces of our dear brothers and sisters in this great time of need and sadness. This is for the benefit of all typhoon survivors in Leyte (Tacloban City is the capital), Biliran, Samar, Iloilo, Aklan, Capiz, and other affected areas. You can help: by purchasing any of our shirts (100% proceeds will go to UNICEF), or by donating directly to UNICEF.” [source and donation link]
Athena & Clyde’s online sales. “From now until Nov. 30, 20% of all online sales of Athena & Clyde will be donated to the survivors of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Thank you for your continued support. #YolandaPH#ReliefPH” [source]
VMV Hypoallergenics’ Kindness Months. [source]
Photography, artwork, cultural shows, other creative pursuits
(Edit: DONE – ARTFLOOD: Fundraising for Yolanda, Rooted & Rising: A Benefit Show for Victims of Typhoon Yolanda, Rescue Cinema: A Film Festival to support Relief Operations for the Victims of Typhoon Yolanda, Fully Booked, Comic Odyssey and Vinyl on Vinyl’s ART WITH HEART)
Ballet Manila’s Swan Song Series ticket sales. “… ALL proceeds to the relief operations for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda. So, all tickets sold via TicketWorld Manila for the November 14, 15 and 16 performances of La Bayadere; and The Nutcracker on Nov. 29 and Dec. 1 will go to the Philippine National Red Cross and DZRH’s Operation Tulong. While a donation of relief goods brought to Aliw theater on the days of the performances will also gain you entrance to watch the ballet. All performances begin at 7:30pm with Ballet Manila and the Manila Symphony Orchestra.” [source]
Shutter Panda’s Shoot For A Cause. “In the light of the recent super typhoon that has hit our country, Shutterpanda is doing shoots for a cause – all proceeds of which will be given to #YolandaPH hit areas … Each shoot is Php 4,500 for 3 hours (exclusive of location fees) and all photos given are edited. Please email us at email@example.com with the subject line “Shoots for a Cause” to book.” [source] .
The Picture Company (Rockwell)’s #SmilesForRelief. “Smile, help, donate.” [source]
Photos For Yolanda. “We will match your donations for those affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) with beautiful printed photos. Donate and we’ll give you something nice to hang on your wall. You don’t have to send us any payment, we prefer that your donations go directly to the proper organizations.” (source, contact details, more info)
1. Donate to your favorite disaster relief program/organization
2. Show us your proof of donation
3. Select the photo you want
4. We will arrange with you how you can get the photo (pick-up, via courier, etc)
Kitkat Pecson’s Art With A Heart. “100% of proceeds will be donated to Typhoon Yolanda victims. Edition of 5, Signed. PHP 2,500 each. Pickup/delivery in Fort Bonifacio or Katipunan. Please PM me or email firstname.lastname@example.org.” [source] .
Tata Yap’s Ang Mahiwagang Print Sale para sa Yolanda Relief Donations. “I’m selling 8R framed prints for everything at Php1200 each to cover for the frame and the print. All proceeds will go to the relief efforts for Yolanda, I’m choosing to give the proceeds to both the Philippine Red Cross and the Ateneo Dream Team if ever. For some photos that have already been made, they’re sized at 4R, those will be only Php800.” [source] .
Robert Alejandro’s bidding for portraits. “Moved by the devastating news of the super typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda, I decided to help in my own little way. I will do your portrait if you win the bid. Send bids to my Facebook account or email@example.com” [source]
JL8 Typhoon Relief Wallpaper and Timeline Set. “I’ve created this downloadable wallpaper and Facebook cover photo set featuring the characters of JL8 to try to raise funds to provide relief. All the profit generated from the sale of this set will be donated to UNICEF Philippines, which is expressly concerned with aiding the children affected by this natural disaster.” [source and more info]
Lala Gallardo’s artwork for sale. “Hello friends, in an effort to help the ongoing relief efforts in my country, the Philippines, I am planning to donate 100% of my earnings from my November sales to the victims of Typhoon Yolanda. While shopping for a worthy cause you can also avail of my free shipping promo. Click on this link–>http://society6.com/fraulala” [source]
Gabe Mercado’s hosting for your Christmas party. [source]
Dance studios, yoga, other fitness and wellness services
Onelife’s yoga weekends. “November is our super #yoga month and all weekend classes are #free. We do urge participants to give even a small donation, in cash or in kind, for the victims of Yolanda/Haiyan. All cash or check donations will be forwarded to the Ateneo De Manila Disaster Response and Management Team’s #ReliefPH fund. All donations in kind will be sent to recognized #ReliefPH locations.” [source]
Transportation, hospitality, other services
The Peninsula Hotels (Asia and USA)’s Hope For The Philippines. [source]
Do you know of any other? Let us know!