Intramuros church appeals aid for Port Area fire victims
The San Agustin Church and Caritas Manila hold a relief operation on May 29 for victims of the recent fire that razed homes at the Port Area in Manila. CARITAS – SAN AGUSTIN CHURCH INTRAMUROS
By CBCP News
May 29, 2021
The San Agustin Church in Manila’s Intramuros district appealed for aid to help the victims of a devastating fire that left a thousand families homeless.
This as the Augustinian-run church continued their relief operation to help the displaced families in the city’s Port Area.
“Our brothers and sisters in the Port Area are in need of clothing, water and food,” the parish said in a brief statement posted on its Facebook page.
For those who would like to help, it said that cash or in-kind donations can be dropped off at the parish office.
Monetary donations can also be deposited at their bank account. The details are:
Eastwest Bank (Intramuros Branch)
Account Name: Immaculate Conception Parish
Account Number: 200001814598/200025814494
The May 26 fire damaged several houses made of light materials in Pier 15, which is still under the parish’s pastoral jurisdiction.
At least one man died in the blaze, and the damage to property was placed at P3 million.
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