Journey Donates $350,000 To Help The Philippines In Aftermath Of Super Typhoon Haiyan
November 18, 2013 at 3:56 AM (PT)
MANILA native and JOURNEY lead singer ARNEL PINEDA, along with promoter LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT; CREATIVE ARTISTS AGENCY (CAA) and Manager JOHN BARUCK are donating more than $350,000 to provide emergency food relief to people impacted by the recent super typhoon in THE PHILIPPINES.
These initial funds will help the UNITED NATIONS WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME (WFP) provide Filipinos in urgent need of food assistance with more than 1.4 million meals.
“Don't stop believing, help is on the way for the people of THE PHILIPPINES,” said PINEDA, who is leading the efforts to mobilize the coalition of partners. PINEDA, based in MANILA, plans to meet with WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME's Executive Director ERTHARIN COUSIN SATURDAY at WFP's PHILIPPINES headquarters in MANILA to announce the donation.
The largest storm to ever make landfall, Super Typhoon Haiyan caused catastrophic damage, with more than 615,000 people displaced. Donations can be made at www.wfpusa.org/journey or by texting the word AID to 27722 to instantly donate $10.