Sunday, November 10, 2013

Aboitiz Foundation sets up command center in Visayas to help victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda

Public advisory

The Aboitiz Foundation, the social development arm of the Aboitiz Group has set up a command center in Cebu to help in the assessment of damage in the Visayas and extend assistance to victims of super typhoon Yolanda. 

Initially, the foundation will extend assistance to 6,500 families in the hardest hit areas in Northern Cebu and give out basic essentials such as water, rice, canned goods, noodles and biscuits as well as hygiene kits.  A separate team is going to Leyte along with representatives from the Aboitiz group’s various business units to conduct a separate assessment of the most urgent needs  in that area.

“After just recently being hit by a devastating earthquake, the region has now been plagued by another calamity. But  we are confident that with everyone’s support,  Visayas can rise above this as it did in the past ”, said Aboitiz Foundation Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Sonny Carpio.

How you can help:

Please send cash donations to the Aboitiz Foundation through the following:
Or visit and click the “Donate” button.
For other concerns, you may contact the following Aboitiz Foundation representatives:
  • Danny Cerence (Coordination) – 09176308172
  • Rowena Astillo (Donations) – 09176304484
For updates on the relief operations, visit the Aboitiz Foundation’s Facebook page. ( or follow on @AboitizFDN on Twitter.

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