On his arrival in Manila, the Philippine capital on the morning of Tuesday (10), Justin Bieber met with some executives involved in the campaign to help survivors of Typhoon Yolanda, which devastated the country in November. Besides visiting the city to hold a concert, distribute clothes and toys, the singer was also taking a check for $500,000, which raised the campaign in partnership with Prizeo , UNICEF and Action Against Hunger, and gave the value for the Philam Foundation , an institution that is managing the donations of Bieber campaign in the country.
Above a photo of the star, when he delivered the check that will help thousands of survivors of Typhoon Yolanda and official release issued by Philam Foundation about partnering with Justin, with reviews of the star on the campaign:
Justin Bieber has teamed up with Prizeo.com to raise money to support families affected by Typhoon Yolanda. Justin selected three charitable groups to help in rehabilitation efforts, providing food, shelter, medical care, clean water, sanitation and build schools – one of them is the Philam Foundation.
The Philam Foundation is the corporate social responsibility arm of Philam, a company member of the AIA, The Real Life Company. Through its Philam Paaralan program, Philam Foundation will build schools and furnished rooms complete with bathrooms in Central Visayas to help in the recovery of the country. The program also provides children, basic hygiene and healthy life through water (Water Sanitation and Hygiene Program).
“I believe very much in education and am a strong advocate of building schools. For me it’s a privilege to be able to support the Philam Foundation to meet the needs of people affected by the typhoon,” said Justin. “Yolanda The typhoon damaged the infrastructure thousands of schools structure that has made millions of Filipino children were missing school or did not have quality education. My way, I want to help and make a difference. “
To donate, or participate in # GiveBackPhilippines , visit prizeo.com/justin .