Help Cornell Filipino Association raise funds for typhoon relief

Use Cornell Filipino Association’s Donation Page to contribute to Oxfam America on behalf of the Cornell community. Join the team!

Charity Navigator guide to Typhoon Haiyan charities

See which charities are providing relief to Philippines typhoon victims at Charity Navigator. Good information here on designation policies of some organizations seeking donations, and tips for designating your gift.

Cornell Club of the Philippines to hold relief goods repacking in Makati Nov. 14

To mark their 101-year anniversary, the Cornell Club of the Philippines will be repacking relief goods to aid victims of Typhoon Haiyan, following a birthday mass in honor of  Martin Romualdez. November 14, 2013 4 p.m. Repacking center at the Sports Complex of Barangay Valenzuela Tanay St. (corner of Hormiga Street, just off JP Rizal) Makati, […]

Opportunities to donate to Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

Keith G. Tidball, New York State Extension Disaster Education Network Coordinator, provided the following information Nov. 12 regarding the typhoon in the Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013, and then descended upon Vietnam and southern China. Officials in the Philippines fear that millions will need basic aid during the still-unfolding rescue […]

Typhoon response tips: Send money, and watch out for scam artists

Chris Barrett, professor of applied economics and management at Cornell University and author of an American Enterprise Institute paper on U.S. food assistance programs and the book “Food Aid After Fifty Years: Recasting Its Role,” cautions people that, while needs are vast in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, it is important to only donate reputable […]

Join the Occupy Sandy recovery effort

Go to http://interoccupy.net/occupysandy/ to donate and volunteer. CURRENT NEEDS as of 11/15/12: blankets (we have none), flashlights, aaa batteries, gallon ziplock bags, cleaning hardware, especially brooms, flat shovels, mops, masks and gloves, hydrogen peroxide, white vinegar, any sort of baby/toddler food and formula, duct and scotch tape, toiletries (deodorants, tampons, soap, etc), can openers, pink spray paint. […]

Community Service Opportunities in NYC

Everybody’s got something to offer. Use your time, passion, skills and willingness to help New Yorkers in need following Hurricane Sandy. Volunteer opportunities are posted at http://www.nycservice.org/

Join a service trip to Staten Island Nov. 16-18

Love Knows No Bounds (www.loveknowsnobounds.org) is leading a service trip to Staten Island, leaving Ithaca on Friday, 11/16, at 3:30pm and returning Sun, 11/18 around 10pm.  We will be assisting with debris clean-up, demolition, mold remediation, and possible hanging sheetrock.  If you are interested in more information or joining this trip, please e-mail: clhmellis@gmail.com Participation […]

Donate school supplies for Staten Island kids

Love Knows No Bounds (www.loveknowsnobounds.org), along with a number of community partners, is collecting the following school supplies to help students in Staten Island get back to their studies: backpacks, notebooks, folders, lunchboxes, pens, pencils, rulers, pads of drawing paper, or gift cards to Staples. If you would like to donate school supplies, here are the […]

Red Cross Volunteer Mobilization Nov. 14

Drop in to become a registered Red Cross Disaster or Blood Services volunteer. Become trained and prepared to deploy locally or across the nation for the next disaster, or, to volunteer at local Blood Drives. Call 607-273-1900 with questions. 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Tompkins County Chapter of the American Red Cross 2 Ascot Place (Rear […]

Fill the bus with relief supplies

The Cornell Recreation Connection (CRC) is sending a bus to New York City this Saturday, November 10.  We would like to fill the storage compartment of that bus with supplies for persons in need due to the recent hurricane. The bus will depart for NYC at 6:30 am on Saturday morning, November 10. Two drop […]

The Red Cross Needs You!

The American Red Cross Offers Volunteer Training for Sandy Relief Effort TOMORROW, Saturday, November 3rd, in Syracuse, NY. Please see link for details.

Relief at Cornell University