Typhoon Odette Rai Disaster Relief (Philippines)

Abounding in Love  is primarily known for assisting Filipino children with cleft, but our mission extends far beyond that. We seek to free disadvantaged people from the grips of poverty and despair with life-changing acts of kindness. Following the devastation of Super Typhoon Odette, we feel it's our responsibility to help those who were affected.

The typhoon ripped through the Philippines on December 16 with wind speeds of up to 160mph. It claimed over 400 lives and left thousands homeless. The damage estimates are currently $1.02 billion, making it the second-costliest storm in Philippine history. It passed directly over our facility in Cebu and many of the families that we support lost their homes completely or, at the very least, suffered severe damage to their modest houses. Some of them lost everything, even worse, they lack the resources to recover from the devastation.

We are asking for your support with our relief efforts (budget details below). We are actively providing food, water, shelter, and financial assistance to the survivors; we will also be constructing small, strong homes to replace those that were lost. In short, we’re giving hope to the hopeless. No one deserves to start the new year this way…but we have an opportunity to change that. I like to think that we’ve all got a little hope to share.
Abounding in Love is a very small non-profit organization from Jenison, MI. We simply can’t do this alone. Please join us on this mission. As always, 100% of your donations will go directly to this cause; we NEVER recoup any administrative costs from our donors. Every dollar is too important. If you are not able to contribute financially, you can still help by spreading the word to friends, family, and co-workers. Seriously, that would be amazing! The only way we can make this happen is if we all work together.

**Feel free to visit our website for more info, pics, and updates on our progress.
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  • Who we are: Abounding in Love World Foundation
  • Where we're from: Jenison, MI (serving the Philippines)
  • Your relationship to the parties you're raising funds for: children and families that our organization sponsors and supports
  • How the funds will be spent: $4000 for relief goods (food, water, medicine, etc.), $7000 for building materials, $6000 for construction labor, $2000 for financial assistance for those affected

Donations (43)

  • Arlen Van Os (FB Birthday Fundraiser)
    • $425 (Offline)
    • 2 yrs
  • Matthew Henning
    • $40 
    • 2 yrs
  • Joshua Viana
    • $10 
    • 2 yrs
  • Lynda Van Os
    • $410 (Offline)
    • 2 yrs
  • Jon DeBoer
    • $100 
    • 2 yrs


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