|COVID-19 Fund Raising Campaigns in the Philippines|
|A Working Compilation by Venture for Fund Raising|
|I. About This Compilation|
|This Google Sheet is a working list of fund raising campaigns in the Philippines related to the current Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.|
Before including an organization or group to this compilation, we conduct a background check to confirm that these initiatives are legitimate to protect the charitable intentions of donors.
We realize that this list is by no means complete and we encourage everyone to contact us should you know of any other organization/s that are calling for donations. Please feel free to send us a message through any of our social media accounts or via email (see contact details below).
|II. How To Use This Compilation|
|This list divides the campaigns into four (4) categories. To go directly to the sheet you prefer, please may click the links below.|
|a.) Non-Profit Efforts||b.) Corporate Efforts||c.) Volunteer-Led Efforts||d.) Hospitals In Need|
|As part of our mission to teach the joy of giving, we recommend conducting research before sending donations to organizations or groups. GIVE to groups near you, those you trust, or where you volunteer in or know someone. If you can, GIVE in kind too, as it can reach the people in need faster. Now, more than ever, is the time for generosity, kindness, and unity.|
|Here are some things you might want to consider before selecting organizations or groups to support:|
|In evaluating established organizations or institutions to support:||In evaluating volunteer-led efforts to support:|
|☐ Does it have a track record in providing emergency relief and conducting crisis response?||☐ Do I know someone I trust who is/are working with or volunteering for this group effort?|
|☐ Does it provide updates or reports on its campaigns and how donations are utilized?||☐ Does it provide updates or reports on its campaigns and how donations are utilized?|
|☐ Is it knowledgeable on the sector to be supported and offers realistic solutions?||☐ Does it operate near my area?|
|☐ Will it provide quality, safe materials/products that will be distributed to our health workers?||☐ Do I know someone from the group who can assure the quality of materials that will be distributed to our health workers?|
|☐ Does it provide convenient and secure donation options/ methods?||☐ Does it provide convenient and secure donation options/ methods?|
|Please feel free to share the link of this list to your friends, relatives, or contacts who might also be interested in using its content or in sharing more information on the listed or other campaigns.|
We would also like to take this opportunity to encourage everyone to practice proper handwashing, social distancing, and other safety measures recommended by the Department of Health. In addition, before sharing any information related to COVID-19 and/or the current state of affairs, we encourage everyone to check that the information comes from a reliable source and to practice fact-checking, to avoid further spreading unnecessary fear.
|III. About Venture for Fund Raising|
|Venture for Fund Raising is a registered non-profit, non-government organization established in 1999 to help strengthen the fund raising capacity of organizations so they can work on their long-term financial sustainability. We promote philanthropic giving through training, consulting, research, and public information campaigns that teach the joy of giving.|
As part of our mandate to bridge Givers and Askers to build a culture of giving, as well as to help out in our own small way, we created this working compilation of COVID-19 fund raising campaigns in the Philippines.
|IV. Get In Touch|
|If you know of an organization that is seeking in-cash or in-kind donations for the COVID-19 pandemic, or if you simply wish to get in touch with anyone in the Venture team, please feel free to get in touch with us.|
EMAIL: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
|Venture for Fund Raising Foundation, Inc.|
Unit 2608, 26/F, Tycoon Center Building, Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Tel.: +632 8 634 8889 | Fax: +632 8 637 9687 | Website: https://www.venture-asia.org