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Fundraising at the Philippine Center

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THE Philippine Center at 556 Fifth Avenue in New York City is the favorite venue of fundraising events for the victims of the killer earthquake and the supertyphoon in the Philippines.

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NYU Rallies Together for Victims of Typhoon Yolanda

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Contributing to ongoing nation-wide relief efforts for the victims on Typhoon Yolanda, students from New York University (NYU) organized a benefit concert on Thursday to raise funds for the victims of the typhoon.

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Wells Fargo donates $250,000 for Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

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Taguig, Philippines, Nov. 13, 2013 -- Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is supporting the Philippines typhoon and flood relief effort with a grant of $250,000 – more than Php 10 million – with $125,000 going to the American Red Cross and $125,000 to the International Medical Corps.

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PAFCOM 2014: On the Right Track

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Jersey City, NJ -- As the 2013 year comes to a close, PAFCOM once again finishes another year strong as one of Jersey City’s most influential and well respected socio-cultural organizations.

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Typhoon Relief Fundraiser Raised $25K In Jersey City

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JERSEY CITY -- Within a week of the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan, when the Filipino American community was still coming to grips with the aftermath and the urgent need for immediate relief aid, Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro quickly assembled a fundraiser to begin driving cash donations to contribute to the massive relief and recovery effort.  

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FACT SHEET: U.S. Response to Typhoon Haiyan

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THE WHITE HOUSE, Office of the Press Secretary, November 19, 2013 -- Since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines on November 8, U.S. disaster relief experts and military personnel have worked around the clock to deliver food, water, medicine, and shelter to help those hit hardest by the storm. 

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Mayors call on Legislature to pass equity and state aid bill for undocumented students

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TRENTON, NJ, Nov. 12 -- Today, a group of New Jersey mayors released a letter of support for a plan allowing undocumented students to qualify for in-state tuition and state scholarships. 

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WWII veteran nursed to health in Philippines returns the gesture 70 years later

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As a merchant mariner in the Philippines near the end of World War II, Edward Sorock suffered a serious leg injury when a boom collapsed aboard the S.S. Frederick Bouchard, the Liberty ship he served on carrying ammunition to U.S. troops.

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Jersey City to Sue Port Authority for $400 Million for Missed Tax Payments & Undue Economic Harm

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JERSEY CITY, NJ, Nov. 12 -- Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced today that the city will file suit against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for $400 million for missed tax payments and undue economic harm caused to the taxpayers of Jersey City by the bi-state transportation agency. 

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Mayor Fulop & Council President Lavarro Host Fundraiser for Relief Effort for ‘Yolanda’ Victims

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JERSEY CITY, Nov. 14 -- Mayor Steven M. Fulop and City Council President Rolando Lavarro, Jr. hosted a fundraiser to aid the victims of the devastating Typhoon Yolanda that struck the Philippines impacting an approximate 9.5 million people with nearly 2,500 casualties already reported. 

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