WHAT IS ONE FOR ILIGAN?
ONE FOR ILIGAN campaign for the victims of typhoon Sendong in Iligan City was first conceptualized by the Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. and went viral online. This movement is realized by generating enough funds online and use it to provide immediate needs for the victims. The One for Iligan movement is for all Iliganons, Filipinos, and people with big hearts to give as little as a dollar for the victims for Typhoon Sendong .
WHO MADE THE IMAGE / LOGO USED BY ONE FOR ILIGAN CAMPAIGNS?
ARE YOU A LEGITIMATE CHANNEL FOR DONATIONS?
Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. or IBS is a credible name as we are a SEC registered NGO in iligan City. IBS, Inc. is a SEC registered Non-Government and Non-Profit Organization recognized in Iligan City both in the private and public sectors. The organization has worked on projects: facilitated Iligan City Google Mapping Party, host of 5th Mindanao Bloggers Summit, social media partner for Project 111111, and Christmas Caroling sa The Strip partner with Calda Pizza Iligan to name a few. With nominated bloggers on their respective blog categories for the Philippine Blog Awards, and social media specialists on board.
ON GMA NEWS:
First Tweet by Lisa Mirasol
— Lisa Marie Mirasol (@PinayTravelista) December 17, 2011
Retweet by Pres. Noy
— P-Noy (@PresidentNoy) December 17, 2011
DO YOU HAVE A DISCLAIMER FOR THE VIRAL PHRASE – ONE FOR ILIGAN?
We appreciate that fact that people took the cry for help and used the “One for Iligan” phrase in their own local campaigns, posts and websites. In line with this, we have made our stand and create a disclaimer.
ONE FOR ILIGAN Campaign by Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. is ONLY accepting donations thru PAYPAL, UNION BANK ACCOUNT stated above, and personal delivery or hand-over to official IBS, Inc. members.. Any money/cash transactions to other accounts goes through other volunteering groups/organizations not accounted for by Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc.
Your Donations can be read and shown at: www.iliganbloggers.com. Daghang Salamat.
WHERE DO I VERIFY DONATIONS?
Your Donations will be shown at: www.iliganbloggers.com
For donations on Paypal, your names and location will be seen here.
HOW WILL YOUR DONATIONS BE USED?
Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. will not be turning over cash to any Local Government Units as per request by donors based in Iligan, Philippines and in parts of the world. With respect to that request IBS, Inc. will purchase IDENTIFIED IMMEDIATE NEEDS as well as render health services to the victims and distribute it to evacuation centers in Iligan City with the volunteers for the One For Iligan Campaign. This will ensure that there will be direct hand-over of donations from Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc to the victims themselves.
BREAKDOWN OF FUNDS:
Prepared Cooked Food for identified evacuation center for the day.
Health Service Items: BP, Temperature taking, medication release, and immediate health problems taken care of, with health and sanitary teachings
Non-perishable items: Mats, Blankets, Slippers, Soap, Repacked Goods
Immediate Needs: Undergarments, Sanitary Pads, Diapers and Evacuation and Site Clean-up Items
WHO WILL BE THE BENEFICIARIES?
The victims of Typhoon Sendong from the 14 identified evacuation centers as well as identified directly hit areas with people camping out in their properties that needs the help and support. Senior citizens, children, pregnant women, and injured individuals will be prioritized. Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. asks that the donors to understand that we identify areas and people who needs it the most and to circulate to make sure that the organization will have a wider scope of help given.
WHERE DO I GET UPDATES AND NEWS ABOUT ILIGAN?
For more Updates on Iligan City status after Typhoon Sendong:
FB Fanpage: http://www.facebook.com/iliganbloggers
I WANT TO SEND DONATIONS IN KIND:
LBC has been generous and accepts shipping of donation to affected areas for free. Send your donations to: ONE FOR ILIGAN, LBC Iligan City Branch, Philippines (CODE: ILGN – 02)
For Donation Drops in Cebu/Makati/Manila/Quezon, click here.
I WANT TO SEND DONATIONS IN CASH:
Donate $1 for the ILIGAN FLOOD VICTIMS OF TYPHOON SENDONG
Please check our donate page here.
WHO ARE THEY WORKING WITH?
- Calda Pizza, Iligan City
- LBC Iligan City Branch
- Seawalk Trading and Cokaliong
- Iliganon Sa Manila, Inc.
- Volunteers (students, Registered Nurses, and young professionals)
WHO ARE SUPPORTING THE IBS, Inc bloggers?
- The Strip (HQ of One for Iligan)
- SMART Telecommunications
- GLOBE Telecommunications
- Bob New York
And are still open for your support to help IBS, Inc and the volunteers work for the distribution and service to the victims of Typhoon Sendong.
I WANT TO CONTACT SOMEONE FROM IBS:
You can contact the following point persons for your donations and other inquiries.
LISA (LAI) MARIE MIRASOL | Pinay Travelista, @pinaytravelista
(IBS, Inc. Web Content Manager)
http://www.pinaytravelista.com/ 09062558863; (+63) 222-2117
ALEXANDER SINGCOL | iligan Inquisitor, @lexuzinquisitor
(IBS, Inc Board of Trustee Member)
http://theiliganinquisitor.blogspot.com/ 09053117925, (+63) 8360272
REVILLA CARBONELL-NOEL | Adventures in Life
(IBS, Inc Board of Trustee Member)