Organizations accept donations for Pacific Islands disaster relief

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Gregg Takayama, (808) 956-9836
Director of Community & Government Affairs, Chancellor's Office
Posted: Oct 2, 2009

Several organizations have organized relief efforts for natural disasters in American Samoa, Samoa, the Philippines and Indonesia.  Listed below are some of the agencies accepting donations:

All disasters

American Red Cross: Send contributions to Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu 96816, or to American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C., 20013. Call (800) 733-2767. Online at

Samoa donation 

Bank of Hawaii: Checks made out to Bank of Hawaii American Samoa Relief Fund and can be left at any of the bank's branches.

American Samoa government: Office of the American Samoa Governor, 1427 Dillingham Blvd., Suite 210. All items are welcomed, including can food, bottle water and rice.

Philippines storm relief

Filipino Community Center: Send donations to FilCom Center, Suite 302, 94-428 Mokuola St., Waipahu 96797. FilCom Center officials ask donors not to mail cash; any donations in cash may be made in person at the center.