The Scene: Philippine Relief Fundraising Events

Here at Kapisanan we believe in the power of Bayanihan. In addition to our ongoing fundraising efforts for #ProjectLifPH, a few community supporters are also holding their own fundraisers, with proceeds benefitting our cause.

Check out some of the events below, and support our Filipino-Canadian community in Toronto!

Andrea Vargas - Holistic Hands On Body Work

Monday, Nov 18, Friday, Nov 22 or 29 Sessions at 12pm, 1:30pm and 3pm $60 cash, 60 min session, 50% of proceeds go to #ProjectLiftPH @ Kapisanan 167 Augusta Ave.

To book, email: Or call: 647.206.4891


I Ain't No Joke ProjectLiftPH

I Ain't No Joke Comedy Show, Hosted by Big Norm featuring Keith Pedro, Chris Robinson, Ernie Vicente, Ryan Maglunob, Marito Lopez, Faisal Butt, Craig Fay, FT Tony + More

Thursday Nov 28, 8 to 10 pm @Kapisanan 167 Augusta Ave.

Tickets at 10$, 15$ at the door. 100% of proceeds go to #ProjectLiftPH


Empowware Yoga Fundraiser Hatha yoga, Vinyasa Foundations & Headstand Workshop, and Vinyasa Flow

Saturday Nov 30, 12-4 pm @ Kapisanan 167 Augusta Ave.

$40 all day, $20 drop-in, 100% of proceeds going to #ProjectLiftPH

For registration visit:


A Homerun's PAROL Crafternoon DIY Philippine Christmas Lanterns #PAROL. Learn how to make the quintessential Filipino Christmas symbol!

Sunday, Dec. 1 @ Kapisanan 167 Augusta Ave.

$35 pre-register (limited spots). 100% of proceeds going to #ProjectLiftPH


In addition to #ProjectLiftPH, check out this list of fundraising events and relief operations happening around the city!

November 21, 9pm R E L I E F: A Fundraiser for Typhoon Relief in the Philippines @ Hotel Ocho, 195 Spadina Ave

November 23, 5-10pm Sari Sari for Yolanda: A fundraising marketplace for those affected by Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan @ Drake Hotel Rm 222, 1150 Queen Street West

November 24, 6pm Canada for Philippines Concert: Canada’s Biggest Filipino Stars assemble for a benefit concert in support of the Philippines Disaster Relief Fund @ Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West

November 25, 6pm Tacos for Tacloban @ Playa Cabana Hacienda, 14 Dupont Street

November 26, 7pm Returning Sun: A Benefit For The Philippines @ Revival Bar, 783 College Street

November 27, 7pm We See You Philippines @ Tattoo Rock Parlour, 547 Queen St West

November 29, 7pm Wind & Water an Artist Fundraiser for Haiyan Relief @ Studio Event Theatre, 333 King St West

November 30, 3pm A Classical Voice Concert for a Cause with Lilac Caña @ St. John's Church, 186 Cowan Ave.

December 7, 7pm Alay Concert II: Rise Up @ Our Lady of Assumption Church, 2565 Bathurst Street


Besides these fundraising events other organizations are also accepting monetary and in-kind donations.

1. Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church (@2565 Bathurst Street) - financial/monetary donations + clothing and dry goods drive - in need of donors for the shipping costs of boxes of relief goods going to the Philippines - For more info, contact: Fr. Ben Prieto Ebcas 416 787 4547

2. Filipino Centre Toronto - in partnership with Luminus Financial and the Ontario Credit Union Charitable Foundation - For more info:

3. Migrante Canada and Migrante International's Sagip Migrante fundraising campaign - distributing relief goods through the National Council of Churches of the Philippines - cash donations can can be made through

4. Give1ne's Help Philippines Campaign - aiming to raise $1 from one million people in order to provide relief supplies to victims or recent natural disasters. A dollar is all it takes. - For more info:

We can all help,  it's not gonna be easy and it might take some time but  together we'll see the Philippines rise again.