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How to help Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

The Rundown Blog - PBS NewsHour

More than 10,000 people are feared dead after Typhoon Haiyan made landfall Friday in the central Philippines, local officials said. So far, the official death toll is 1,744, but the number is expected to rise as aid organizations mobilize to deliver food, water and medicine to survivors. Here are some ways you can help the recovery efforts:

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UPDATE: Microsoft Disaster Response – Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda

Microsoft Disaster Response Blog

We extend our deep appreciation and gratitude to the many nonprofit organizations on the ground helping with relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. Those who wish to offer support can do so by donating to the following nonprofit organizations that are providing aid to those impacted:

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La Verne Brethren Alternative Faire offers helpful gift choices

Daily Bulletin

One of the first groups to take part in the faire was Heifer International. The now international nonprofit was founded by Indiana farmer and Brethren parishioner Dan West in the mid-20th century. He supplied food to families impacted by the civil war in Spain, but soon concluded people needed sustenance year-round.

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Not-so-traditional ideas for holiday gifts

Yahoo! Finance Canada

"Why are we spending this much time and energy sending gifts?" she wondered to her husband Bob. That year, they agreed not to buy holiday gifts. Instead, the couple donated to the global nonprofit Heifer International, which brings livestock and agriculture to impoverished areas of the world, and also adopted a family through her church.

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Heifer International Assessing Typhoon Damage in Philippines

Talk Business Arkansas

Little Rock-based international hunger relief organization, Heifer International, reports that its field staff in the Philippines are all accounted for, and it is working to assess damage to five field projects in the region.

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Global Storm Aid in Philippines

Iglesia de la Trinidad

One of the most powerful storms in history has swept whole coastal villages and devastated cities. The mega Typhoon Haiyan (typhoon Yolanda) destroyed between 70 and 80 percent of the surface in its path.

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8 Ways to Find Your Nonprofit’s Perfect Holiday Email Subject Line

Clairification - Philanthropy, Not Fundraising

We’re entering prime gift giving season. The tinsel is up, the craft fairs and sample sales are on, and the retail stores are gearing up for what they hope will be huge crowds. Whether this makes your blood run hot or cold, there’s no stopping it. The “hunt” for the perfect gift is on!

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Caring Causes: Heifer International

Motherhood Moment

The holiday season is quickly approaching and we all know how hard it can be to find that perfect gift. This year, you can go beyond typical sharing and caring for the holidays by looking into an alternative giving option.

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Heifer International's Charitable Gifts - The Perfect Gift For The Person Who Has Everything

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Everyone has that person they need to shop for that already has everything. You walk around the store hoping the gift you picked out isn't something they already have. This year give them something that will really make a difference. Make a donation in their name to Heifer Internationals Charitable Gifts.

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Give It Up for the Greater Good

Family Time - Working Mother

Looking for ways to give back? Our guide helps you decide whether to offer cash, time or merch—and shows you how to get the kids in on the giving, too.

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