Frank McAuley, President of South San Francisco’s Sister City Committee, finalized fundraising plans last evening as he meet with the committee to discuss how South City can best aid the victims of the Haiyan typhoon. We are happy to announce the upcoming Philippine Relief Night Benefit slated for Friday December 6th at the MSB 33 Arroyo Drive. This evening’s event will include a Filipino Buffet, wine and beer, DJ, and local performances. The cost of this event is $25 for adults, $15 students, $10 SSF Sister Cities Youth Chapter.
Our Sister City Committee states ‘This is a time of Need. In solidarity with the Filipino people who were devastated by the Haiyan typhoon, the Sister Cities Committee of South San Francisco will be supporting the efforts of Shelter Box International. With many international aids focused on providing food, water and clothing for Haiyan victims, Shelter Box focuses on providing temporary shelter through durable tents and light weight survival necessities. With 11.8 million people affected, 243,600 houses destroyed and more than 921,212 displaced, Shelter Box is working towards providing shelter, warmth and dignity to Haiyan victims. ”
Tickets can be paid for in advance by sending your check, payable to SSF Sister Cities Committee to:
2400 Erin Place
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Please indicate your name and number of adults, students, or SSFSYC
You can also secure your tickets online via Eventbrite HERE
If you cannot make this evening and would like to help with our efforts, donations are more than welcome and can be sent to Lumi at the address above.
About our Sister City Program
South San Francisco has linked up with five sister cities including:
- Atotonilco El Alto, Mexico
- Kishiwada, Japan
- Lucca, Italy
- Pasig City, Philippines
- Saint Jean Pied de Port
Meetings are held monthly at 7pm at the Betty Weber Room at the MSB 33 Arroyo. The group holds many events through the year including those celebrating dignitaries and residents from our Sister Cities through cultural exchanges. The group creates some great opportunities to travel to our Sister Cities and surrounding areas.
If you would like more information on this program please contact Frank McAuley at (650) 829-3832 or City Hall – (650) 877-8500 or by email at Frank.McAuley@ssf.net or Elaine Garbarino (650) 872-1143. The cost to join this group is minimal; Student $5, Individual $15, Family (2 people) $20, and Corporate $30. Current applications can be received by contacting either Frank or Elaine at the numbers above or by sending your Sister Cities Program check to Lumi at her address above. Please be sure to include your name, address, phone number, email address and identify which membership level.