D.C. area fundraisers for the Typhoon Haiyan relief effort

November 15, 2013

The Philippines is on the road to recovery after Typhoon Haiyan hit the country's islands last week, but there's a tremendous need for humanitarian aid. We've rounded up fundraisers around the D.C. area supporting relief efforts. (You can also donate directly to the American Red Cross.) If we're missing something, let us know and we'll add it.

Daikaya: The Chinatown restaurant will donate all proceeds from sales of its sisig dish to the World Food Programs for families in the Philippines. Sisig is a Philippine-inspired pork disk. At brunch, the dish is a braised pork hash with citrus-yuzu and egg; for lunch, try the Sisig Donburi, sizzling pork and egg served over white rice.

MalmaisonAll proceeds from tonight's $20 open bar event will go to the International Rescue Committee's typhoon relief efforts. You can donate directly to the committee or get your ticket here. 

Marx Cafe: The Mount Pleasant spot has agreed to donate proceeds from the bar tonight to the nonprofit GABRIELA-USA and the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns to benefit victims.

Union Pub: 10 percent of sales at the pub tonight will go to the Red Cross. Details on Facebook.

Heist: The bar hosts a fundraiser Saturday from 8 to 10 p.m. Details on Facebook.

Dirty Martini: The Dupont bar is hosting its third annual mixology competition Nov. 18 and will donate 50 percent of ticket sales to typhoon victims. The $20 tickets include an open bar and food. Get them here.

Cuba Libre: A suggested $20 donation at the Nov. 20 fundraiser at Cuba Libre will go directly to the American Red Cross. There will also be raffle prizes, extended happy hour prices and signature drinks. $1 proceeds from each drink will be donated to the Red Cross. Details on Facebook.

Science Club: A $10 minimum donation at the door on Nov. 21 will go directly to Feed the Hungry and CARE for victims. Details on Facebook.

TattooThe networking group Filipino Young Professionals of D.C. has coordinated a Nov. 21 fundraiser at Tattoo. More details can be found on Facebook or the group's Web site.

Skate Rinks: Both the Pentagon Row ice rink and the Rockville Town Square ice rink will donate $1 from each skating ticket sold Nov. 23-24 to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts.

Cashion's Eat Place: The Adams Morgan restaurant is donating 100 percent of its proceeds from a Nov. 24 event to the Red Cross. The $40 tickets include four cocktails and food. Buy tickets here.

Margaret Ely is a producer and reporter for Local Living and Weekend. Previously, she was an intern for the Post’s Metro section.
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