Radio Veritas and Caritas Manila hold telethon for Super Typhoon Odette victims  

Radio Veritas, the AM radio station of the Archdiocese of Manila, and Caritas Manila, the archdiocese’s social service arm, has organized a telethon to gather donations for the victims of super typhoon Odette on December 20, 2021, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

According to Radio Veritas news, Caritas Manila has initially allocated P2.5 million or 500 thousand pesos for each of the Dioceses badly hit by the typhoon, namely Surigao, Tagbilaran, Cebu, Talibon, at Maasin.

According to the latest report, more than 300,000 individuals have evacuated and are staying in the parish churches and other evacuation centers. The typhoon has also left 75 people dead.

The telethon which aims to provide emergency relief assistance and humanitarian aid to victims of Odette will be live on Radio Veritas 846 and will be live-streamed on its Facebook page as well as on Veritas TV on Skycable channel 211.

Caritas Manila calls on the faithful to support the telethon. Those who wish to send financial assistance may call telephone number 8925-7931 to 39 or send a text message to 0918-837-4827 or 0918-VERITAS. (Jheng Prado/RCAM-AOC)


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