THANK YOU CANADA! $170 Million for Typhoon Haiyan Relief
On Thursday April 3rd, 2014 Some of our Filipino leaders including Senator Tobias Enverga, Consul General Mahilum-West, Julius Tiangson, Dr. Solon Guzman, Merfa Bataclan, Deacon Bob Rosales, Joey Abrenilla, Fatima M and MP Alice Wong were present when Prime Minister Harper announced that the total Canadian Government and Private Donations for the typhoon Haiyan relief reached $170 Million, Canada now ranks as the third largest contributor for the Typhoon Victims.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today welcomed the tremendous generosity that Canadians have demonstrated in helping the Philippines recover from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan.
The Prime Minister was pleased to announce today that individual Canadians contributed over $85 million in eligible donations that our Government is matching through its Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund.
As promised on November 10, 2013, the Government of Canada is fulfilling its commitment to match every eligible dollar donated by individual Canadians to registered Canadian charities responding to the impact of this natural disaster, between November 9 and December 23, 2013.
THANK YOU CANADA!