Image of CSUEB student Janella Ravina bieng interviewed by KPIX reporter Cate Cauguiran.

CSUEB student Janella Ravina was interviewed by KPIX CBS5. (Photo: courtesy of KPIX)

CSUEB students collect money, goods for Typhoon Haiyan survivors

  • November 14, 2013 5:00am

KPIX-TV (CBS 5 San Francisco) reporter Cate Cauguiran visited the Hayward Campus of Cal State East Bay Wednesday, Nov. 13, to interview students who have coordinated a relief effort to help those devasted by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Janella Ravina, president of the Filipino American Student Association (PASA), told the reporter that they "couldn't sit around watching as people suffered. As college students, we're trying to provide for our motherland."

Today (Thursday) is the last day of the collection drive by CSUEB students. Donations - including monetary, first aid, personal hygiene and nonpershiable food items - may be dropped off in front of the University Union from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Watch video of the KPIX-TV news report:

--Kimberly Legocki

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