MANATEE -- A fundraiser for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan is slated for noon Saturday at Hope Lutheran Church, 4635 26th St. W., Bradenton.
"We are going to have a simple lunch fundraiser to support our relief project for the Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines," said Diana Ros, a Philippines native affiliated with the nonprofit www.Gift2care.org. "We need donated, cooked food, hot dogs, bread, burgers, drinks and dessert to support our fundraising event."
"We will greatly appreciate a minimum $10 donation per attendee for this event," she said.
Children are free with a participating adult, she said.Information, 941-567-7752.
The huge typhoon hit the Philippines Nov. 8, devastating a large section of the southeast Asian nation.
Sara Kennedy, Herald reporter, can be reached at 941-745-7031. Follow her on Twitter @sarawrites.