Tuesday, 03 November 2020 14:01

Radio Veritas and Caritas Manila hold Oplan Damayan Telethon

Radio Veritas, the Catholic radio station of the Archdiocese of Manila and Caritas Manila, the social service arm of the archdiocese will launch Caritas OPLAN Damayan telethon tomorrow, Wednesday for the victims of super typhoon Rolly.

The theme of the telethon is “Thriving in Crisis thru Faith and Charity” that will run from 7 in the morning to 6 in the evening. Part of the Telethon will also be aired on TV Maria from 1 pm to 3 pm to reach more people who may contribute to fundraising.

According to the latest report, about 400,000 people have fled and remained in evacuation centers while 20 people have been killed in the typhoon.

Initially, Caritas Manila has set aside one million pesos for the dioceses severely damaged by the super typhoon or 200 thousand pesos each for the archdiocese of Caceres and the dioceses of Daet, Virac, Legazpi and Gumaca.

At the height of the typhoon Rolly, Caritas Manila and other church institutions have called for prayers and help for the families who were victims of the typhoon. Churches also opened its doors as evacuation centers and serve as temporary shelters for the victims.

For those who would like to pledge donations, please get in touch with Radyo Veritas, at telephone number 8925-7931 to 39 or text 0918-837-4827. (Jheng Prado/RCAM-AOC)


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