But the response and the hope generated by our fellow countrymen both in the Philippines and in the UK have been so uplifting – a true embodiment of what Filipinos call bayanihan(‘communal spirit’).
Inspired by this, a group of us have been moved to do what we can to help with the relief efforts in our own way.
We have decided to put on the fundraising Typhoon Haiyan Relief Pop-up and do what we do best: cook amazing Filipino-inspired dishes.
With a roster including Pepe’s Kitchen, The Adobros, Fooderico, MERienda_ldn ,Bintang Restaurant and other keen foodies & business from across London, you know you will be guaranteed 8 COURSES of tasty and fulfilling dishes – all enjoyed whilst helping out with a good cause.
But that’s not all – there will also be a silent auction filled with desirable and fun goodies for you to treasure.
All proceeds from the night will be donated to VSO Bahaginan, a Filipino grassroots charity that supports fishing communities in northern Cebu through sustainable relief projects. Cebu is one of the areas hit badly by Typhoon Haiyan but so far overlooked by the main aid agencies.
A hearty meal with delicious Filipino flavours, all for a good cause – what are you waiting for?
Date and Time: Monday 2nd December, 7pm
Venue: Upstairs at Salvador & Amanda, 1 Vernon Place, London WC1A 2EP (nearest Tube: Holborn)