Survivors of the typhoon in the Philippines and longtime residents of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood returned home Monday.
The massive relief effort for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan continues on Chicago’s Northwest Side.
The ranking diplomat for the Philippines in the Midwest estimated rebuilding will take two years after a typhoon ravaged the Pacific island nation, and he called for cash donations to help victims right away.
It started out as a simple idea over breakfast. In a matter of hours, there was a room full of donations at the Rizal Center, 1332 W. Irving Park Road in Chicago.
A Lombard based organization is hoping to send thousands of solar lights to the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.