The following is a compilation of donation drives for the Maysak relief efforts in Yap and Chuuk. This list will be changing as we receive more information.
Requested items for donations include but are not limited to:
- First Aid Kits
- Personal Hygiene products
- Building Tools and Supplies
- Chainsaw Blades
- Mosquito Repellent
- Water Filters
- Plumbing fitting
- Stomach flu/Diarrhea Medicine
- Brad Holland took many of the first images of Maysak’s aftermath in Ulithi. The donations at this site go to the people of Ulithi: Typhoon Maysak Relief Yap Outer Islands.
- Pacific Mission Association was the first responder after Maysak left Ulithi. They fly a small prop plane to Ulithi, and have been flying back and forth between Yap and Ulithi. They are taking donations via PayPal at their site for fuel and supplies for Ulithi (UPDATE, SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: In the PMA PayPal Account, under the special instructions section of the review page list "TYPHOON MAYSAK RELIEF"): Pacific Mission Aviation (PMA)
- The Habele Fund is a scholarship foundation for Outer Island students: Habele, Outer Island Education Fund.
- The Salvation Army has a mission in Chuuk. Donations here go directly to their emergency relief efforts in Chuuk: The Salvation Army
- (UPDATE) Cole Charlton has begun a GoFundMe. The proceeds are said to go directly to an existing non-profit on Ulithi called Ulithi Falalop Community Action Program: http://www.gofundme.com/helpulithi
Via Guam’s Pacific Daily News: "Helping our Neighbors in Yap, Chuuk"
• Ayuda Foundation is accepting donations including water, building materials, non-perishable food items and clothing. They will accept donations starting today at the castle building in Mangilao. On Saturday, donations will be accepted from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. On Monday and Tuesday, donations will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please contact Carlotta Leon Guerrero at 473-3003.
• Residents can drop off donations at their local mayor's office or at the Frank Blas & Associates, Inc. office in Barrigada. All donations will be given to the Ayuda Foundation. Residents can donate food, bottled water, fishing supplies and gardening supplies
• The Office of Michael San Nicolas is accepting donations at its office located in Suite 407 of the DNA Building Suite in Hagåtña. Residents can also call 472-6453 for donations to be picked up.
• The Salvation Army is accepting bags of rice; ramen noodles; bottled water; canned foods; Spam; flashlights and batteries; small first-aid kits; chainsaws; tarps and rope. The items can be dropped off at the organization's Tiyan location around the corner from the Women, Infants and Children, or WIC, office. Donations will be accepted beginning Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Moylan's Insurance, in conjunction with Kamalen Karidat, Matson, Kyowa Shipping Lines and MIU affiliates, is accepting dry goods, canned foods, medical supplies and bottled water at its Julale Center in Hagåtña until April 8.
• DOCOMO PACIFIC Cares, in collaboration with the Pacific Daily News, Sorensen Media Group and the Ayuda Foundation, has launched a "Text to Donate" fundraising campaign to assist victims of Supertyphoon Maysak in Chuuk and Yap. Customers will be able donate funds by texting "donate" to 4357 (HELP) on their DOCOMO PACIFIC phones. The fundraising program will run from today through April 30 for both Prepaid and Postpaid DOCOMO PACIFIC customers. Each time a customer sends a text, $1 is donated to the Ayuda Foundation. Customers can text as many times as they like.
• Bank of Guam has opened up a "Maysak Aid" account for typhoon victims. Customers can make financial donations to the fund at any of the bank's branches.
• The government of Guam will hold a boot drive next Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at major intersections along Marine Corps Drive to collect funds for typhoon victims.