Call for Solidarity with Typhoon Odette Victims Announced
The Community Extension Office has issued a call for solidarity with victims of Typhoon Odette. Spearheaded by Br. Chris Gorit, FMS, the effort is asking for “in-kind” donations like old clothes, toiletries and other non-perishable goods.
A letter detailing the relief operation reads as follows:
TO: All Marist School Administrators, Personnel, Faculty Clubs, MSMPTA, MSASPTA, Alumni, Student Governments, and the Brothers
RE: A Call for Solidarity: Relief Operation
Typhoon Odette has devastated many places in Mindanao and the Visayas. Many lives were taken away. People are now in dire need of help. In this regard, we are knocking at your generous hearts especially this time of great need. We encourage each of you to share your blessings by donating to the Relief Operation, preferably “IN-KIND” such as:
a) decent old clothes,
b) brand-new underwear (male and female- children size to adult)
c) blankets, sandals, slippers
d) toilet articles (e.g. diapers, sanitary napkins, bath soap, shampoo, etc)
e) non-perishable goods (e.g. bottled water, canned goods, detergent and laundry soap, etc.).
f) If you wish to donate in cash, please deposit it to the School Account:
Bank Account Details
Bank: BDO Unibank, Inc
Account Name: Marist College, Inc.
Account Number: 006970181544
Swift Code: BNORPHMM
Note: After you have deposited your donation, please email the proof of deposit to this email address: email@example.com for proper documentation and accounting, and to get an acknowledgement receipt.
We hope to gather all donations by January 10, 2022. Drop-off area for in-kind donation is at the Grade School Lobby. Drop-off time is from 8:00 in the morning up to 5:00 in the afternoon.
This is the time we can concretely be in solidarity with our fellow sisters and brothers who are victims of calamities. We are grateful of your generosity and spirit of solidarity.
Chris C. Gorit, FMS
MS Community Extension In-charge
Br. Allan de Castro, FMS
Marist School President