News

Journey donate $350K to victims of Philippines typhoon

Journey donate $350K to victims of Philippines typhoon

DON'T STOP BELIEVING: Arnel Pineda of Journey performing as part of Music Midtown 2013 at Piedmont Park on Friday, Sept. 20, in Atlanta. Photo: Associated Press/Robb D. Cohen/Invision

Rockers Journey have donated $350,000 to support victims of the deadly typhoon which hit the Philippines last week.

More than 10,000 people have died and thousands more have been left homeless after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the country in what experts describe as one of the worst disasters in modern history.

Journey singer Arnel Pineda hails from the southeast Asian island, so the band has decided to donate $350,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme to assist the organization’s relief efforts.

In a message released to their fans in the Philippines, Pineda writes, “Don’t stop believing… Help is on the way.”

Recent Headlines

yesterday in National

Teen stowaway spent hours undetected at California airport

airport

A boy who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet is resting in a hospital.

yesterday in Local

Smith Students to Rally for Transgender Admission Rights

smith college

Smith College students will rally this week to call for a change in the way the college deals with transgender applicants

yesterday in Local

Chinese Students In UMass Rape Trial

news-scales

A UMass rape trial is underway in Hampshire Superior Court involving two Chinese students

yesterday in Local

Federal Judge Hears Strip Search Case

prison bars

A federal judge has heard arguments in a class-action lawsuit brought by current and past inmates at the women's jail in Chicopee.

yesterday in Local

Hotel Northampton Owner Wins Award

Mansour Ghalibaf

The owner of the Hotel Northampton has won this year's Faces of Diversity American Dream Award