6 October 2009
Forwarder offers free lift of donated goods for typhoon victims;
OFW groups lauded the move, thankful
Migrante-Jeddah chapter, a local chapter of Migrante-Saudi Arabia in the Western region of Saudi Arabia, today said an international cargo forwarding company has offered its free-service by providing free airfreight of all donated goods for typhoon victims from OFWs organizations.
“Brod, DHL has approved our request along with other OFWs organizations giving us free airfreight service for all the boxes of donated goods we have gathered for typhoon victims by having a special flight this coming Friday, 9 October,” said Bobby Fajarito, Migrante-Jeddah chapter Chairperson sent via SMS to John Leonard Monterona, Migrante-Middle East regional coordinator.
Fajarito said Migrante-Jeddah chapter and other OFWs organizations in an on-going relief drive are very thankful to DHL which upon series of negotiations has approved Migrante and other OFWs organizations’ request giving them a free airfreight services for all the goods collected for typhoon victims.
“Migrante-Jeddah already delivered the 40 boxes of donated goods at DHL warehouse in Jeddah and were accepted by Mr. Jose Wilson Casquejo, DHL’s Operations Supervisor in Western Region, and our fellow OFWs organizations will follow suit in sending their donations to DHL warehouse,” Fajarito added.