A raffle for a cause.. One week ago, several parts of the Philippines were badly hit by a typhoon. These were mostly in the Southern region of the country. For almost a week now, several parts had no access to water, electricity and even food.. As a helping hand to the community, Manila-based lifestyle store, Commonwealth Philippines, will be holding off a raffle donation to raise funds for families left vulnerable by Typhoon Goni through Waves For Water Philippines.

All donations will be given directly to Waves For Water (W4W) Philippines to support its ongoing work with families affected by Typhoon Goni. Waves For Water is a global humanitarian aid organization that implements clean water solutions with remote communities through filtration systems and rainwater harvesting. Working with local networks, W4W Philippines’ response efforts to provide clean water access to hard-hit communities affected by the subsequent typhoons Quinta (Molave) and Rolly (Goni) are now ongoing in the provinces of Batangas, Albay and Catanduanes

MECHANICS of the Commonwealth Philippines Raffle:

To enter the raffle, make a Php 150.00 donation via purchase of a raffle ticket on the Commonwealth site. You will automatically be entered for the size you selected. As the store is raising funds for the community, you may donate multiple times. Multiple entries per colorway per customer are allowed. Each Php 150.00 donation counts as one entry. Raffle Donations are non-refundable and don’t guarantee a chance to purchase sneakers.

Raffle donations will be available until November 8, 11:59 PM (PST). Winners will be contacted via email on November 9. Shoes will be delivered to raffle winners after payment is received. Available only to residents in the Philippines.

More info on WAVES FOR WATER

About Waves For Water (W4W)

Waves For Water is an international non-profit organization focused on addressing and correcting imbalances of water scarcity in developing communities around the world. W4W has implemented projects in 48 countries, with operations in the Philippines beginning during Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. W4W Philippines has since then worked with local communities across 56 provinces, built 66 rainwater catchment systems, and helped improve the lives of a million Filipinos with access to clean water. 

In addition to providing clean water, WFW also coordinates and executes natural disaster relief efforts around the world. W4W has responded to 33 major natural disasters, to date–including initiatives in Nepal, Bosnia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Haiti, Japan, Chile, and Pakistan.

For more ways on how you can help Waves For Water, visit their website and follow W4W Philippines on Instagram.

Awesome way to give back to the country. For the Greater Good..

Kevin Carlos

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