Typhoon Relief Operations
GK Global Headquarters is now accepting relief goods for those who are affected by the typhoons and the strong rains that is continuously affecting us. We are one with you and the rest of the country in praying for everyone's safety. Please contact us at 09175239777/09178888659. We also have relief operation centers in Baseco (contact Toby Madayag +639163200809)
We will be receiving relief goods until Oct 7, 2011, Friday, until further notice. We'll keep you all updated.
We need the following:
1. Sleeping mattresses
3. Drinking water
4. Canned goods/noodles
For cash donations please deposit to BPI Current Account 3101 0977 56, account name Gawad Kalinga. To donate online, click HERE.
GK GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS
How to get to BASECO:
Car: Take Roxas Blvd. When you reach Anda Circle, take road going to Delpan Bridge. Just after the Intramuros-Manila Country Club (before the bridge) take right all the way to main road then turn right and go straight ahead going to Baseco Compound. Look for GK Baseco Community Plaza.
From LRT: Take LRT to LRT Central Station, walk towards Post Office, Take Pier 15 jeep. Go down to Anda Circle or tell driver Red Cross. Then Beside Red Cross building take tricycle going to GK Baseco community plaza.
From Quiapo: Take Pier 15 Jeep. Go down to Anda Circle or tell driver Red Cross. Then Beside Red Cross building take tricycle going to GK Baseco community plaza.
From Harrison Plaza/Pasay/Buendia: Take Pier 15 Jeep. Go down to Anda Circle or tell driver Red Cross. Then Beside Red Cross building take tricycle going to GK Baseco community plaza.
As of Oct 4, 2011
We will be accepting relief goods until Friday, Oct 7, 2011.
As of Sept 28, 2011
We also would like to thank those who dropped by and donated:
Thank you JoAnn Larrazabal, Dr. Riza Castro, Regina Legis Et Juris Sorority & Aegis Juris Fraternity and for those who chose to remain anonymous. Thank you! All your donations were brought to Baseco.
As of Sept 28, 2011, 12:30 PM
Punung-puno ng evacuees ngaun ang covered court ng baseco... Kasama ko na ang TEAM GK! - Genpros
As of Sept 28, 2011, 12:08 PM
2nd batch of residents transported back to GK Brookside from Filinvest 2. Thank you Willy Bagsara for providing a vehicle for our brothers and sisters.
We would like to thank Filinvest 2 Homeowners Association and to the generous donors of food, medicine, and clothing. Team GK and the last batch of GK Brookside residents are on their way back to their homes.
As of Sept 28, 2011, 10:52 AM
12 NN magaassist ang Team GK sa distribution ng relief goods sa Baseco, sa mga makakapunta, please contact Toby at 09163200809.
As of Sept 28, 2011 7:30 AM
GK Baseco & GK Brookside Kapitbahayan on clean up mode.
As of Sept 28, 2011 6:42 AM
Weather clear and water has receded in Brookside. We'll be bringing back the evacuees to their homes at around 10 AM. Salamat sa kabayanihan! Walang Iwanan! - Justine C.
As of Sept 28, 2011 12:56 AM
Baseco evacuees need meds for asthma, cough, colds and fever. - Cat T.
GK Brookside residents now safe in Filinvest 2. Salamat sa lahat ng tumulong! Relief ops on hold until further notice. - John T.
As of September 27, 2011 8:34 PM
GK Baseco is safe. It is helping it's neighbors, 2,000 families of whom are adversely affected and in evacuation centers. GK Baseco is not appealing for its own needs but for their neighbors'. Walang Iwanan!
As of September 27, 2011 7:47 PM
Update on Baseco from Team GK's Toby Madayag : GK SIGA Assisted Red Cross Manila and Brgy in distributing food to almost 2K families. Evacuees still in need of food and water. May electricity na. GK community plaza secured with SIGA, nalinis na rin. Team GK alert and on call pa rin due to continuous heavy rain. Dito na kami matulog. God Bless us all! - Toby
As of September 27, 2011 7:47 PM
Team GK is accepting donations 4 victims of Pedring at GK Headquarters in 212 Haig St., Brgy. Daang Bakal, Mandaluyong. Contact Dan Bercasio +639178888659. We've also set up relief operations centers at Filinvest 2 Clubhouse QC - contact Justine Cruz +639162738260 and Baseco, Manila - contact Toby Madayag 09163200809. Volunteer or send goods 2nyt for families that have already been evacuated. Walang Iwanan!
As of September 27, 2011 3:00 PM
Updates from GK Baseco: Friends, we are in need of food and water for 2000 families in Baseco, outside the GK Village, please contact me through my mobile 09164379941. Thank you and God Bless. - Carlos Lopez, GK volunteer.
Team GK Manila, Red Cross Manila, Brgy 649 at GK Baseco SIGA nagbabayanihan sa pag-abot ng tulong na pagkain para sa mga nasalanta ng bagyo dito sa Baseco. - Toby Madayag, GK volunteer
GK Executive Director Luis Oquinena is now in GK Baseco leading the coordination to ensure that our GK residents are safe. Please pray for all those affected by Typhoon Pedring. Team GK on standby, ready to serve.
Continue to help us pray for those affected and those who are helping out in our evacuation centers. Mabuhay ang pagbabayanihan!