The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) encourages the students and youth to become members of the PRC and to support its fund drive program. This is in pursuant to Republic Act (RA) No. 10072 entitled "Philippine Red Cross Act of 2009."
The annual membership fee stated in Paragraph 2b of DepEd Order No. 41, s. 2012 is Thirty Five Pesos (PhP35.00). However, due to the increasing standard of living each student may contribute Fifty Pesos (PhP50.00) which can gain the following personal accident assistance benefits, being a bonafide member of PRC:
|Accidental Death, Disablement and Dismemberment||PhP 12,000.00|
|Unprovoked Murder and Assault||PhP 12,000.00|
|Accidental Medical Reimbursement||PhP 5,000.00|
|Accidental Burial Assistance||PhP 5,000.00|
|Daily Hospital Allowance (max 60 days)||PhP 150.00/day|
Collections can be made on a voluntary basis subject to the provisions under DepEd Order No. 41, s. 2012 entitled "Revised Guidelines on the Opening of Classes."
For more information, interested individuals may contact Mr. Rene F. Santillan, Manager, Membership and Fund Drive Unit, Fund Generation-Philippine Red Cross (PRC), National Headquarters, Bonifacio Drive, Port Area, P.O. Box 280 Manila, hotline no.: (02) 143, telephone nos.: (02) 527-0000; (02) 527-8385 to 95, telefax no.: (02) 527-0857, mobile phone no.: 0917-814-1868 or send a message through e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit website address: www.redcross.org.ph.