The University’s Presidential Ad Hoc Committee on the Philippines will present Tulungan: Pilots for the Philippines, from Sunday, March 23 to Saturday, March 29. The week’s activities are meant to support and raise awareness about the Philippines as we extend our heads, our hearts, and our hands to recovery after Typhoon Haiyan. Activities will include:
Sunday, March 23: Mass for the third Sunday of Lent, with special prayers for the Philippines, 10:30 a.m., Chapel of Christ the Teacher. After-Mass Social outside of the Chapel, with coffee and donuts hosted by Campus Ministry.
Monday, March 24: Filipino film The Debut about struggling to be true to your culture, family, and beliefs, 7:15-9 p.m., Holy Cross Lounge (Franz Hall third floor). Free and open to the public. Refreshments and film raffle and hosted by the Garaventa Center.
Tuesday, March 25: Panel: “Disastrous Consequences: Ecology, Economics and Relief after Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines,” 6-8 p.m., Buckley Center room 163. Panel includes Krista Kennedy, international student services, as moderator; Kenneth Crebillo, Ted Eckmann, Patricia Cox, nursing, and Valerie Francisco. Free and open to the public. Refreshments and cookies hosted by the Social Justice Program.
Friday, March 28: Pilots after Dark: Pilots for the Philippines, 10-11:30 p.m., The Cove. Join your friends to relax and enjoy good food and fun times.
Saturday, March 29: Molly Hightower Senior Service Day, 9 a.m., St. Mary’s Student Center lounge. UP seniors will organize collected medical supplies to be distributed as part of ongoing relief efforts in the Philippines. All proceeds go to NAFCON (National Alliance for Filipino Concerns).
Saturday, March 29: Asian-inspired Chef’s Table at the Bauccio Commons, 7 p.m. Bon Appetit general manager Kirk Mustain and his chefs select a scrumptious menu and prepare 8-10 mini plate courses, accompanied with wine pairings. Enjoy a view of behind-the-scenes food preparation while being pampered by culinary masterpieces. Tickets are $75 each. All proceeds go to Catholic Relief Services to support relief from Typhoon Haiyan. Seats are extremely limited. Please contact Dr. Lauretta Frederking at firstname.lastname@example.org or 8076 to reserve a seat, for ADA accomodations, or for more information on the week’s activities.