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Diocese of Toledo accepting donations for Philippines typhoon victims

Families wait in an evacuation center in Cagayan de Oro after Typhoon Haiyan struck. Families wait in an evacuation center in Cagayan de Oro after Typhoon Haiyan struck.
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

The Diocese of Toledo is accepting donations for the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

More than 10,000 people have been killed and thousands have been left without homes, clean water, food, electricity and other necessities.

Those wishing to donate to relief efforts through Catholic Relief Services may donate locally by mailing or delivering donations to the Catholic Charities of Toledo office, located in downtown Toledo:

Catholic Charities

1933 Spielbusch Avenue

Toledo, Ohio 43604

Checks should be made payable to Catholic Charities, Diocese of Toledo and marked Typhoon Haiyan. According to Rodney Schuster, director of Catholic Charities of Diocese of Toledo, 100 percent of the donations will go directly to Catholic Relief Services to help victims of the typhoon.

ISOH/IMPACT is making plans to send a response team and relief supplies to areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Click here to learn how you can help.

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