Bring and Buy Auction – Let’s help the victims of Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan!

*UPDATE: As reported by PMSC Ottawa on December 4 on the Bring and Buy Auction Facebook page, the successful event “allowed us to raise approximately 110% of our 10 k goal.” Read PMSC’s press release here.

As of December 11, total funds raised for typhoon relief exceed $15,000, as donations continue to roll in.  

Paypal accounts have been set up to enable credit card donations and bank transfers via the links below; those over $20 are eligible for tax receipts.

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For more information, please contact Aimee, Doug, or Joe at the phone numbers or email addresses on the poster and the bottom of this post.

OCHRP would like to extend their sincere thanks to everyone who attended the event, as well as those who made donations, big and small, of items, funds, and/or volunteer efforts. It is truly amazing to see what can be accomplished when people come together for a good cause!

auction poster

The Philippine Migrants Society of Canada/Pilipinong Migrante Sa Canada (PMSC), Migrante Ottawa, and the Ontario Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (OCHRP) are raising funds for the victims of the Haiyan typhoon as part of Sagip-Migrante.

We are co-organizing an auction and aim to offer a variety of donated items (e.g., art, gift certificates, wine, desserts, dinner for two) and services (e.g., videography, massage therapy, computer services) to auction off.

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Time: 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Location: Montgomery Legion,  330 Kent Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Facebook event page

People who donate items will get free admission, but otherwise tickets at the door will be $10.

For more info, please contact

Douglas Booker
Ontario Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines-OCHRP

Aimee Beboso
Philippine Migrants Society of Canada-PMSC
(613) 255-1921

Joselito Calugay
Migrante Ottawa


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The Ontario Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (OCHRP) is an activist human rights network of women, workers, church people, students and migrant Filipinos that promotes awareness of human rights issues concerning the Philippines and the situations of overseas workers from the Philippines in Canada.

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