Noynoy, Mar launch Operation Tulong Bayan

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 | posted in , , | 0 comments

Senators Noynoy Aquino and Mar Roxas launched Operation Tulong Bayan as they urged supporters and volunteers to set aside political work and focus on organizing relief effort for thousands of families displaced by typhoon Ondoy.

Aquino and Roxas, along with former Senate President Franklin Drilon, this afternoon will visit the Tatalon area in Marikina, among the hardest hit by floods caused by Ondoy, to distribute relief goods to the affected residents there.

The two senators had cut short their consultation sorties in Mindanao to help in relief operations for Ondoy’s victims in Metro Manila and neighboring provinces.

Aquino urged supporters and volunteers to bring their donations to the following Operation Tulong Bayan Centers:
  • Cubao, Quezon City: Balay, Expo Centro Filipino, EDSA corner General McArthur St., Araneta Center. Former Seafood Market, Inside the parking lot fronting farmers market. Hotline : 9137122, 9136254, 9133306. Manilyn 09086579998 Jenn 09393633436
  • Makati City: 2314 Pasong Tamo Ext. (Dasma side) between Cantinetta and Makati Faith Chistian School. Tel 7108804 Rosanna 0917-8305053 Cris 09178435137
Earlier, Aquino announced that funds from the Piso-piso para Kay Noynoy will be used to buy relief goods for the victims of Ondoy.

Aquino and Roxas have converted their headquarters in Expo Centro in Farmers Market in Cubao, Quezon City as Operation Tulong Bayan Center. They met their supporters in Expo Centro yesterday to mobilize more volunteers and collect more relief goods.

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