Tag Archives: Yolanda
- Interview with the Poker Barbie Lacey Jones
November 28, 2014
Angelia Ong talks to Lacey Jones, known to many as the Poker Barbie. She shares what she has been doing in the Philippines. She said she is also here for Solaire Cares to raise money for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban and for local charities in Manila. When ESPN hired models...
- NBA Star Shawn Marion to Star in Celebrity Poker Game in Manila
August 28, 2014
NBA star Shawn Marion is in Manila to help out with the anti-bullying and anti-hazing campaigns, and help create some money for the Yolanda relief funds, by starring in a basketball clinic and celebrity poker game. The ties between basketball and poker strengthen as the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA star, Shawn...
- The Rebuilding Continues after Typhoon Haiyan
January 24, 2014
A little over two months ago, Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda, smashed though the Eastern Visayas islands in the Philippines leaving millions displaced from their homes with over 6,000 dead, 28,000 injured and close to 2,000 people still missing. Almost immediately after the typhoon struck, citizens around the world...
- The Calvin Ayre Foundation Helps Malapascua after Typhoon
December 10, 2013
After the devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) hit the central islands of the Philippines, the Calvin Ayre Foundation committed to sending teams to help those affected by the ravages of the storm. This is another update from a group on the ground on the small island of...
- Calvin Ayre Foundation Typhoon Relief Updates
December 3, 2013
It’s been a little over four weeks since Super Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda, hit the central Philippine islands and while the world has given with their heart, more help is still needed to help the people rebuild after the devastating storm. The Calvin Ayre Foundation has been on...
- The Rational Group Joins the Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts
November 14, 2013
The owners of the two largest poker rooms on the Internet have joined in the relief efforts to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan that has devastated the central islands of the Philippines. Sue Hammett announced on the PokerStars Blog, “As we have done at other times of global disaster,...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017