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Red Cross Bermuda To Close Typhoon Accounts

Red Cross Bermuda To Close Typhoon Accounts

Bermuda Red Cross is advising the community that it will be closing its Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Appeal accounts on April 30, 2014. A spokesperson said, “In December, $305,000 was sent to British Red Cross for distribution and we now have an additional $60,000 to send after the closure of the accounts. “As we near the 6-month milestone, the... Read more of this article

Photos: Philippine Embassy Team Visit Bermuda

Photos: Philippine Embassy Team Visit Bermuda

The Philippine Embassy team led by Consul Arlene Magno and Labour Attache Luz Padilla has had a very busy and successful consular and labour outreach mission over the weekend. On Friday, February 21st, the team met with Immigration Minister Michael Fahy, Permanent Secretary Randolph Rochester, Chief Immigration Officer Danette Ming, and Deputy Governor... Read more of this article

Saltus Raffle Raises $2,230 For Typhoon Victims

Saltus Raffle Raises $2,230 For Typhoon Victims

At the Saltus staff dinner at the end of November, there was a raffle organized by the Saltus Staff Social Committee with proceeds going to the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines. The raffle committee was very grateful to those who donated the many prizes including: Suzuki, Bermuda Fun Golf at Dockyard, Hideaway spa, Gillian’s, Honda, Suzuki,... Read more of this article

Videos: Typhoon Relief Concert Raises $10,740

Videos: Typhoon Relief Concert Raises $10,740

Live BDA, a concert featuring four hours of live local music and traditional Filipino performances, raised more than $10,740 for charities including the Red Cross Bermuda [working with Red Cross Philippines], Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, and Catholic Relief Services. The event was held in Hamilton’s newest event facility, Pier 6, on... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Students Donate Food For Needy

CedarBridge Students Donate Food For Needy

Working to assist families in need, the CedarBridge Academy Student Government Association, under the guidance of SGA Leader Khandice Darrell, organized a School Spirited Grub Day. Students were allowed to wear grub day clothes, however, they were required to wear their Year Level Tee Shirts, in an effort to demonstrate School Spirit.In order to wear... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Live BDA Philippines Relief Concert

Upcoming: Live BDA Philippines Relief Concert

Bermuda continues to support the global relief effort for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines by hosting ‘Live BDA’ – a four hour concert of live music. The event will take place at the new PIER 6 Waterfront Complex and is joint-hosted by The Whitfield Group Ltd. and the Association of Filipinos in Bermuda [AFB], with entertainment... Read more of this article

Miles Market Presents $5000 To Red Cross

Miles Market Presents $5000 To Red Cross

Miles Market have presented a cheque to Bermuda Red Cross for $5,000 in support of the appeal for Typhoon Haiyan, through a “Round Up” idea that came from their POS suppliers Datatech Ltd.A spokesperson said, “The POS system that was installed & maintained for Miles has the ability to allow Miles to offer this option to customers at... Read more of this article

Colonial Donates $5,000 For Typhoon Victims

Colonial Donates $5,000 For Typhoon Victims

One of the island’s leading insurance firms has donated $5,000 towards the disaster relief fund for the Philippines, which was left devastated by one of the worst typhoons in history. Thousands of people were killed and hundreds are still missing after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines last month. Staff at Colonial raised $500 during a denim day... Read more of this article

Conyers Raises Over $37,000 For Haiyan Victims

Conyers Raises Over $37,000 For Haiyan Victims

Conyers Dill & Pearman’s Bermuda office has banded together to donate over $37,000 to the Bermuda Red Cross in support of the Typhoon Haiyan Appeal. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, hit the Philippines in early November, causing catastrophic damage and killing thousands of people With generous contributions from the staff,... Read more of this article

Typhoon Victims: St. George’s Prep Raise $1620

Typhoon Victims: St. George’s Prep Raise $1620

The children and staff of St. George’s Preparatory school recently took part in several fundraisers for the Philippines, raising a total of $1,620 to go towards relief efforts in that country following the destruction wrought by Typhoon Haiyan.The devastation in the Philippines directly impacted one of the students’ families and the school... Read more of this article

Typhoon Victims: Two Fundraisers This Weekend

Typhoon Victims: Two Fundraisers This Weekend

The Association of Filipinos in Bermuda has, up to this date, raised close to $30,000 from its ongoing fundraising drive to assist the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and has two fundraising events scheduled for this weekend. Tonight [Nov 23] Flanagan’s will hold a fundraising screening of the Pacquiao-Rios fight, and entrance tickets... Read more of this article

Over $160K Raised To Assist Typhoon Victims

Over $160K Raised To Assist Typhoon Victims

Pledges and donations amounting to over $160,000 have come in to assist victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, with the Association of Filipinos in Bermuda having raised over $23,000, while the Bermuda Red Cross has received $138,708 in pledges and donations. A spokesperson from the Association of Filipinos in Bermuda said, “The Association... Read more of this article

Berkeley Students Raise $1500 After Typhoon

Berkeley Students Raise $1500 After Typhoon

The Berkeley Institute Student Council has organised multiple school efforts to support the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, and as of this writing have already raised over $1,500. The students had a “grub day” today [Nov 15] which so far has raised over $1,500. Students were asked to wear the colours of the Philippines flag,... Read more of this article