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Typhoon Haiyan

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Penn Museum To Donate Saturday’s Admissions To Typhoon Relief

The University of Pennsylvania Museum is — for the first time — donating receipts from a day’s admissions to a specific charity.

11/29/2013

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Cuba Libre To Host Filipino Dinner To Raise Funds For Typhoon Victims

Cuba Libre in Old City will be raising money for Filipino relief efforts on Monday with a special dinner.

11/23/2013

Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love: Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner

The Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner started 20 years ago. It was small, fewer than a couple dozen people.

11/19/2013

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Beware Of Charity Scams In Wake Of Typhoon Haiyan

Many people may be inspired to give as they see pictures or video of typhoon ravaged parts of the Philippines. But good intentions may go bad with scammers looking to make an easy buck.

11/12/2013

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Red Cross Helping Those Impacted By Super Typhoon In The Philippines

Since opening up a 24-hour call center in Philadelphia to help people looking for friends and family in the Philippines on Saturday, the local chapter of the Red Cross says more than 300 calls have come in.

11/11/2013

A surivor walks among the debris of houses destroyed by Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban in the eastern Philippine island of Leyte. (credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Filipino-Americans In Philadelphia Band Together To Help Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan

Filipino-American organizations in the Philadelphia metro area are mobilizing to send aid to the Philippines in the wake of the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan.

11/11/2013

(Thelma Santos and her family are searching for loved ones in the Philippines. Credit: CBS)

Filipinos In Philadelphia Area Are Unsure If Families Are Still Alive

Communications in many cities in the Philippines have been essentially cut off, and many people with families inside of the cities hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan have no idea if their loved ones are dead or alive.

11/10/2013

(Southeastern PA Red Cross CEO Renee Hughes talks about the typhoon relief efforts. Credit: CBS)

Local Red Cross Provides Aid In Wake Of Typhoon’s Destruction

Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO of the local Red Cross, says the agency offers a service called “Family Tracing”.

11/09/2013

(Residents stand along a sea wall as Typhoon Haiyan hits the city of Legaspi, Albay province, south of Manila.    Credit: Charism Sayat/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Filipino-Americans In Delaware Valley Awaiting Word on Loved Ones in Typhoon’s Path

Many of the tens of thousands of Filipino-Americans in our area are hoping for the best and bracing for the worst as they wait to hear from family members affected by Typhoon Haiyan. now tearing through the Pacific nation.

11/08/2013