Letter: Help victims of typhoon

Re: ‘Survivors “walk like zombies” after deadly typhoon kills 10,000’ (Metro, Nov. 11)

Typhoon Haiyan has left widespread death and destruction in the Philippines that is truly unimaginable. As the death toll stands now, it’s 10,000, and it is rising with bodies being found in the aftermath of the worst storm in recorded history. This storm was of epic proportions — even of biblical proportions. This horrific loss of life grieves many, and more so of those who have family in the region. As such, my heartfelt prayers goes out to these families who have lost so much.

The Philippines is going to need a lot of help in terms of medical, food and financial assistance in the midst of all this devastation. As Americans, I’m asking all who can, to contribute to this worthy effort in helping the poor people in the Philippines. There are a number or charitable organizations that can help like: The American Red Cross, UNICEF, Save the Children and the Catholic Relief Services and local religious and community groups to mention a few.

So please give, for these people need our help.

Frederick R. Bedell Jr., via email


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