BGC is Now Accepting Donations For Taal Volcano Evacuees

Fort Bonifacio Development Foundation, Inc. (FBDFI), the corporate social responsibility arm of Bonifacio Global City, extends their support for the victims who live near and around the vicinity of the said natural disaster.

On January 12, 2020, the Taal Volcano and spewed ash up to nine miles into the air, with ashfall spreading in many parts of Calabarzon and Metro Manila, going as far as Quezon City.  The volcano is still under alert level 4, which means that a “hazardous eruption” could happen in the coming hours or days. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) strongly recommends the “total evacuation of Taal Volcano Island and areas at high risk to pyroclastic density currents and volcanic tsunami within a 14-kilometer radius from Taal Main Crater.”

For those who are looking for ways to help, FBDFI is accepting donations in cash and in-kind until 4:00 PM on January 17, 2020 (Friday) at the locations mentioned below.

Here are more details on how you can proceed:

For In-Kind Donations

FBDFI will be needing bottled water, instant meals (canned, noodles, cup noodles), bread, energy biscuits, towels, blankets, malongs, toiletries, vitamins, and baby & infant needs.

Goods may be dropped off at the concierge of C1, Bonifacio High Street (near Din Tai Fung) or at the G/F Bonifacio Technology Center, 31st Street, corner 2nd Avenue.

For Cash Donations

Cash donations may be coursed through the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), with account number (current) 1921 1158 37. Account name is the Fort Bonifacio Development Foundation, Inc. Deposit slips may be emailed to for issuance of acknowledgment receipts, if needed.

All donation items and proceeds will be coursed through FBDFI’s partner, the Boy Scouts of Lipa.


This story is in partnership with the FBDFI.

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