Facebook calls for donations for Typhoon Rolly, Ulysses

Facebook calls for donations for Typhoon Rolly, Ulysses




Facebook announced that users could make donations through the platform to support the immediate needs of communities affected by Typhoon Rolly and Ulysses in the Philippines.

Through Facebook’s Community Help function, the company bridges those who want to help those who need it the most online.

People can donate by visiting the Crisis Response Page for Typhoon Rolly and Typhoon Ulysses pages or by clicking on the donate button on the announcement seen on top of the Facebook feed. Users may also offer shelter, food, water, transportation, and volunteer work through the page. Victims may also request help on the page by posting on the page.


 

Facebook will also match up to USD 150,000 (approximately PHP 7.2 Million) of donations made to Global Giving.

Proceeds will support relief efforts, specifically in the Bicol, CALABARZON, and other areas affected by the typhoons.



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