Damien to hold Tacloban food drive on Saturday

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Damien Memorial School is inviting the community to their food drive in efforts to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

The "Help Damien Feed Tacloban" fundraiser will take place this Saturday, November 16 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. in the Damien Memorial School Parking Lot (1401 Houghtailing Street). They will be collecting non-perishable foods (not exceeding 6 months); and monetary donations (only cash or checks will be accepted, checks are payable to Damien Memorial School).

Relief organizer Carlo Carraso has even arranged with Matson to ship the nonperishable foods for free.

With a 40% Filipino population, the school community has a strong emotional connection to this tragedy. The school's website stated, "Thank you and please continue to pray for all the victims and their families."

For more information, please visit www.damien.edu.

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