CEO of Kasal New York initiates donation drive for Typhoon Nina victims in Marinduque

Super typhoon category 4 Niña with international name Nock-Ten made its landfall in the Philippines on Christmas day.

Sadly, the island province of Marinduque took the hardest hit.

Countless homes, roads, and schools have been badly damaged and will need an instant repairs. There are also immediate need for clean drinking water, canned goods, rice, medicine, first aid kits, clothes and blankets.

“To our overseas friends I’m knocking on your kind hearts to help our kababayans rehabilitate our devastated province immediately. Please note that I’m not a politician nor do I have future plans to become one. I am just a fellow Marinduqueña using what little voice I have in order to reach out so that we could all do our part to help out” said Lyna Larcia Calvario, CEO & Event Planner and Designer of KasalNY Weddings & Events. KasalNY which has been named “Top Wedding Planner in New York” by The Knot magazine for four consecutive years: 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

“All proceeds will go to Marinduque. Distribution of donations and liquidation of funds will be posted publicly on our official media partner’s website, to ensure transparency. Every dollar counts. Together we can help Marinduque rebuild and move forward. Thank you in advance for your compassion and generosity”, she added.

To donate, please click here.

Lyna and her love for children and community

Helping the poor and needy is not new for Lyna. In previous years, she were able to organize some projects that benefit her fellow kababayan especially the children. Just last December 20 through the help of volunteers and trusted vendors & suppliers, Calvario recently concluded an outreach program for indigent kids in the towns of Boac and Mogpog, Marinduque. She was able to raise a total of $500.00 or more than Php 22,500.00 by selling heart of gold Marinduque T-shirts.

Heart of Gold Initiative 2016 | Photo by Toby Jamilla

Further, when typhoon Haiyan known as super typhoon Yolanda hit the Philippines on November 2013, Lyna also initiated a fundraising campaign to benefit the victims of the intense tropical cyclone wherein she acquired $2,250.00 or equivalent to more than Php 101,250.00 which she directly donated the whole proceeds to Sagip-Kapamilya, an ABS-CBN foundation.

Cocktails, Canapés and Confections for a Cause: A Fundraising Campaign for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda

PS: Let’s use the power of social media in a positive way and share this so that more people can help. Thank you and God bless.

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