Happy Holidays from ABSV!

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Anakbayan Silicon Valley wishes you and your family Happy Holidays! See you in 2013 as we continue to arouse, organize, and mobilize Filipino youth!

And in the spirit of the holiday season, we are asking for donations for relief efforts for Typhoon Pablo which hit the Philippines early December and has affected over 5 million people. All funds raised will go towards BALSA Mindanao, a network of churches, schools, and disaster response working to provide relief efforts to support typhoon victims. Funds can be sent online or by mail, through the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON). Click here for the full details:http://nafconusa.org/2012/12/nafcon-ramps-up-relief-efforts-to-support-typhoon-victims/

NAFCON has established cash and check collections centers throughout the U.S and will take donations via Paypal at http://tinyurl.com/nafconrelief3.

For mailed checks please make payable to “Tulong Sa Bayan” and send to 519 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90013.On memo please write: NAFCON Bayanihan Relief and your city of residence. Donations of $250 or more will be tax deductible.  Please include return address with donations.

For more information on regional collection centers, fundraising and relief activities in your area please contact NAFCON regional coordinators nearest you or go to our website.

Northeast:    Anne Corotan          ne@nafconusa.org      (516) 901 – 1832

Midwest:       Lorena Buni             mw@nafconusa.org    (224) 678-1897

Norcal:           Ryan Leano              nc@nafconusa.org      (626) 534 – 4971

Socal:              Alex Montances       sc@nafconusa.org       (253) 381 – 7444

Local Monetary Drop/Send Sites All checks payable to “Tulong Sa Bayan”

Northeast: Philippine Forum: 40-21 69th St. Woodside, NY

Midwest: Good Shepherd Congregation: 4707 W. Pratt Ave Lincolnwood, Il 60712

Norcal: Filipino Community Center: 4681 Mission St. SF, Ca 94112

Socal: Tulong Sa Bayan 519 S. Spring St., LA, CA 90013

Please donate to help typhoon victims in the Philippines! Contact us at absiliconvalley@gmail.com for any questions or concerns. Let’s make 2013 an even bigger year to advance our movement!

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