NDNU’s Isang Lahi Filipino Club Presents the “Heal Manila” Benefit Show
Belmont, CA, November 17, 2009 — NDNU’s Isang Lahi Filipino Club will sponsor a “Heal Manila” Benefit Show on Saturday November 21 to raise funds for the victims of the deadly Typhoon Ketsana which hit Manila on September 26, 2009. The benefit will be held in NDNU’s Gleason Gym from one to eight p.m. Admission is $8 and $5 with a student ID. All ages are welcome.
The Benefit Show will feature performances by about 20 bands will perform including Angelace, Ver5e, Innerlude. Survivors of the typhoons will share their stories about the devastation caused by the giant storms. Isang Lahi or “One Nation” is providing snacks, drinks, and a traditional Filipino dinner plate for purchase.
Typhoon Ketsana affected about two million people, leaving more than 240 people dead, and approximately 600,000 people displaced. Donations will be accepted at the Benefit Show for the people affected by Typhoon Ketsana. Isang Lahi member Arlene May Laeno said “This is a great opportunity for the local and Filipino community to come together for such a great cause. Because of the Benefit Show we will be able to help make a difference for those who need it the most.”