TOLEDO - The Diocese of Toledo is accepting donations for the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Phillipines. Over 10,000 people have been killed and thousands have been left without homes, clean water, food, electricity and other necessities. Those wishing to donate to relief efforts through Catholic Relief Services may donate locally by mailing or delivering donations to the Catholic Charities of Toledo office, located in downtown Toledo: Catholic Charities 1933 Spielbusch Ave., Toledo, OH 43604.

Checks should be made payable to Catholic Charities, Diocese of Toledo and marked Typhoon Haiyan. According to Rodney Schuster, Director of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Toledo, 100 percent of the donations will go directly to Catholic Relief Services to help victims of the typhoon.