November 11, 2013 – International Aid, Spring Lake, MI is seeking help from the community to provide relief supplies to the people of the Philippines following the destruction left by a typhoon that hit their area this past weekend.
Three days after Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms in recorded history, came across the central Philippines, people are struggling to grasp what they have lost and the challenges they now face. Nearly 620,000 people were displaced, an estimated 10,000 killed and 9.5 million “affected” by this powerful typhoon that spanned across nine regions.
International Aid has made the decision to respond and has begun the efforts of collecting monetary donations and will be working with partners in the area to help those affected by this tragic event.
Monetary donations can be made online by visiting www.internationalaid.org and clicking the donate now icon. Donations may also be dropped off at International Aid, located at 17011 Hickory St., Spring Lake, MI 49456, or by mail to thesame address. For those who prefer to make a donation over the phone you can call our donation line at 1.800.251.2502.
“We know that this community has the ability to step up and do amazing things for others, we’ve seen it demonstrated in the past,” says Brian Anderson, International Aid, President and C.E.O. “At this time we are asking the community to help those who have been affected by this devastating typhoon by making a monetary donation so that we can help out in the best way possible.” Anderson states. “We have been blessed in so many ways, both personally and as an organization, that it’s in times like this that we are able to bless others.”
International Aid is a ministry organization whose mission is to glorify Christ by providing medical and health resources to global partners serving those in need. Since its inception in 1980, International Aid has equipped servants worldwide with the tools theydepend on to bring healing and restoration to those who desperately need toknow the one True Healer. This is done through the distribution of life-saving medicines, hygiene products, nutritional supplements and reconditioned medical equipment to hundreds of ministries and humanitarian organizations serving in areas of greatest need.
As a 501(c)3 organization, International Aid has had the privilege of easily partnering with thousands of like-minded individuals, businesses and associations who give of themselves so that others may receive a better quality of life.
For more information about International Aid, its services, or how you can get involved, visit www.internationalaid.org or call 616-846-7490, toll free 800-968-7490.