Fair and KMIR Team Up,
Funds for Philippine Typhoon Disaster Relief Fund
The College of the Desert Alumni Association
has teamed up with Manny the Movie Guy and NBC KMIR 6 TV to launch a Philippine
Typhoon Disaster Relief Fund Drive. The funds will go to St. Joseph
Orphanage & Center for the Handicapped in the Philippines.
The home village of Aida Scott, one of the merchants at the
COD Alumni Association Street Fair, was wiped out by the typhoon in
November. She grew up in Barbaza, Antique, and still has many
relatives in the village. Scott said, “90% of the houses and buildings
Donations will be accepted at the Street Fair
Information Booth the relief fund.
“We are asking for donations from our merchants and
customers to help the less fortunate
Philippine people in their time of need,” stated Gene
Marchu, executive director, Alumni Association.
Donations will be accepted at the Information Booth through
the end of January.
For more information call the College of the Desert Alumni
Association or Street Fair at 760-636-7957.