Press Release


Caritas Manila and Veritas 846 Radio Totoo appeal for prayers for Divine protection and to extend our help through our donations in cash and in kind for the relief and rehabilitation needs of our kababayans in Parola Compound, Tondo, Manila who were affected by the fire.

Based from the data of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the fire which started at 9 p.m. on February 7, 2017, reached Task Force Delta as personnel had a difficult time navigating through narrow streets. The fire was declared under control at around 6:30 a.m. and was put out at 7:24 a.m. Authorities have yet to estimate the extent of the damage of the fire.

Their most immediate needs include food and water, clothes, hygiene items, blankets, trapal, and banig.

Donations can be made online via or by bank deposit:
Banco De Oro – Savings Account No.: 5600-45905
Bank of the Philippine Islands – Savings Account No.: 3063-5357-01
Metrobank – Savings Account No.: 175-3-17506954-3

For dollar accounts:
Bank of the Philippine Islands – Savings Account No. 3064-0033-55
Swift Code – BOPIPHMM
Philippine National Bank – Savings Account No. 10-856-660002-5
Swift Code – PNBMPHMM

Donations can also be made via Cebuana Lhuillier (free of charge) or dropped off at Caritas Manila office: 2002 Jesus St. Pandacan,Manila or at Radio Veritas in West Ave. corner EDSA, Quezon City.

For proper acknowledgment of your donations, kindly fax copy of deposit slip to 563-9306 or email a scanned copy to [email protected] or [email protected] Please indicate your name & complete address.

Caritas Damayan is one of the programs of Caritas Manila, the social development ministry of the Archdiocese of Manila. Through its Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Program, Caritas Manila has put in place a disaster management program that allows for quick response relief operation and effective crisis intervention.
Thank you and may God bless your generosity.