UPLB events, initiatives to look forward to this week

This week, know how you can help animal shelters and centers; further extend a helping hand to typhoon victims in Albay; join a webinar on the current situation of our country’s biodiversity; and attend an online conference on either or both law school admission and entrepreneurship. 

“STRAY With Me” donation drive for animal shelters and centers

Publication material from UP Saver/Facebook

UP Saver launched a donation drive entitled, “STRAY With Me: Alalay Kina Muning at Bantay,” to raise funds for animal centers and shelters that include Strays Worth Saving (SWS), Marita Baquiran Yasuda (MBY) Pet Rescue and Sanctuary, and Halas Shelter. These facilities are badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic as they are one of the most vulnerable facets of society. 

In order to help them recover, the academic organization aims to seek financial aid that will be used for food, rescue operations, medicines, and maintenance for animals. According to one of their Facebook posts, the target money pool as of moment is set at Php 15,000 which will be distributed equally. The said initiative started last October 29 and will end on November 19, 2020. 

UP Saver encourages individuals and organizations to help make a voice for animals and save their lives. Here are ways you can do to help: 

For cash donations, kindly fill out this form:

For in-kind donations, kindly fill out this form:

For the specifics of the in-kind donations, you may contact 0956 615 1988 (Ms. Tria Sotto). 

“The Future of Sustainability Amidst the Global Pandemic” webinar

Publication material from Haring Ibon UPLB/Facebook

Haring Ibon UPLB will hold a webinar entitled, “Sampaksaang Pangkalikasan 2020, Future of Sustainable Development amidst the Global Pandemic,” on November 14, 1 to 4 PM. 

According to their Facebook event post, this webinar aims to educate the students on the current situation of the Philippine biodiversity with respect to socio-economic issues including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in our country. In addition, it also seeks to offer ways on how we, as iskolars ng bayan, can help in protecting and conserving the environment and also provide the needs of the Filipino people and the future generation.

You may register though this link:

For more information, you may contact their event head Luis Inzon (0917-503-6354) or any Haring Ibon UPLB member.

“Alalay Albay Project” donation drive for typhoon victims in Albay 

Publication material from UP Albayanos

UP Albayanos launched the donation drive, “Alalay Albay Project,” for their fellow Albayanos who were badly affected by the Super Typhoon Rolly. The varsitarian non-profit organization aims to help the communities in Albay which are currently struggling to secure food as it is impossible to continue with their livelihood. According to one of the posts in their Facebook page, power and communication lines were cut off while houses and infrastructures were flooded and some were even buried by lahar flow. Their situation leaves thousands of families displaced, and some are now grieving for the lives lost during the disaster.

UP Albayanos are calling on individuals and organizations to support their initiative in order to give aid to the severely affected families in the form of relief goods and meal packs. Here are ways to lend them a helping hand:

If you wish to donate, refer to the bank details below:

Rosani Olaguer
GCASH/PAYMAYA: 0998-399-4573
BDO: 005100130475

Maria Janine Salvador
METROBANK: 262-3-262-51279-8

Zenda Revale
BPI: 8909142475

John Christopher Regondola
United Overseas Bank: 362-381-128-8
PayNow: 85221636

Kindly send your deposit slip/ proof of transaction to their official Facebook page or email:

“Normalize Entrepreneurship” webinar

Publication material from UP Entrepreneurs’ Club/Facebook

UP Entrepreneurs’ Club (UPEC) will hold a webinar entitled, “Normalize Entrepreneurship,” that aims to break the stigma of pursuing your entrepreneurial ideas and inspire you to actually get your business started. The discussion will feature experienced entrepreneurs who will be sharing valuable insights from their journeys in starting and managing their own businesses. 

Join the webinar on November 14 at 10 AM to 12 PM via Zoom. This free online event is open to all UPLB students.

You may register through this link: You can also catch the live stream on UPEC’s Facebook page. 

“Law School Starter Pack” online conference

Publication material from UPLB Sophia Circle/Facebook

The UPLB Sophia Circle will hold an online conference entitled, “Law School Starter Pack,” to help pre-law students and aspiring lawyers prepare for law school. If you want to get some tips on admission and surviving law school, this event may be helpful to you.

The conference will be held on November 14, 2020 at 1 PM via ZOOM Cloud meetings.

Assessment of Reading Break this 1st Semester 2020-2021

UPLB University Student Council (USC) would like to gather your concerns and insights regarding the issues on your academics and other concerns in line with the “Reading Break” implemented by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs last November 2 to 6. Information gathered through this form will help in demanding action from the administration and guide the council on crafting action steps.

You may fill up this form:

Orgwatch is an initiative by UPLB Perspective that aims to strengthen its efforts in promoting a pro-student and well-informed community. Each week we curate a list of events, webinars, activities, donation drives, and campaigns led by student organizations that we think you need to know. 

Send us your events at Provide the full name and brief description of your organization and the initiative you want to promote, and send us a copy of your logo and relevant publication material(s). [P]

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