Thomas Jefferson School of Law alums and student organizations have joined together to form a disaster relief fund for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
Organizers are calling on the rest of the TJSL and San Diego communities for help with money, non-perishable food items, and household supplies that are desperately needed half way around the world.
TJSL alum Edward Pamintuan is coordinating with LBC Express, a Filipino-American door-to-door carrier, to ship donations for Philippine relief efforts for free until Nov. 30. Donated items collected at TJSL or at any LBC Express location will be shipped to the Philippine Red Cross to be immediately distributed.
The Disaster Relief Fund's goal is $5,350 in money and supplies. As of Wednesday, Nov. 20, officials had collected almost $2,000.
Suggested donation items are bottled water, canned food, powdered and evaporated milk, baby food and formula, peanut butter, granola and cereal bars, saltine crackers, dried fruit, and nuts, Tylenol, anti-diarrhea medication, candles, matches, shoes and slippers, blankets and diapers.
People can drop off donations or a monetary gift in TJSL's first floor lobby between 9 a.m.-6 p.m. or online at ianstjsl.wix.com/tjsldisasterfund. TJSL’s Disaster Relief Fund Drive will run until Nov. 22.
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