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Helping those in the Philippines

Helping those in the Philippines

     Debris left over from Super Typhoon Haiyan, in Ormac City, Philippines. Photo by U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian H. Abel, used with permission.
Lutheran World Relief is shipping personal care kits, baby care kits and quilts.

Beyond offering prayers, you can offer financial support to those impacted by Super Typhoon Haiyan.Your donation to Lutheran Disaster Response, designated for “Pacific Typhoon,” will be used entirely (100 percent) to help families whose lives and livelihoods have been impacted by this disaster.

We encourage you to send the gift through Women of the ELCA; we pass on 100 percent of your gift to LDR. Making these "pass-through" gifts through Women of the ELCA helps us acknowledge and honor how women contribute to the ministries of the whole church. Send your gift to:

Women of the ELCA
PO Box 71256
Chicago, IL 60694-1256

Make the check out to: Women of the ELCA. Write "Pacific Typhoon" in the memo line.

The ELCA, through LDR, has committed $1 million to Lutheran World Relief for disaster relief in the Philippines. LWR is shipping personal care kits, baby care kits, school kits and quilts, all of which will be distributed to more than 26,000 families. You can help replenish LWR's stock of kits and quilts so LWR is ready for future needs.