SAN ANTONIO -

An SAPD officer who is a native of the Philippines started an effort to collect donations for the victims of the typhoon.

Officer Monico Meneses and the SAPD Explorers will be taking donations at the East Patrol Substation on E. Houston street from Tuesday through Friday.

On Friday, Officer Meneses will take all the donations to Santo Nino Church and they will make sure everything gets forwarded to the Philippines.

Items needed:

Batteries

Clothing

Blankets

Non-perishable items/food

Toothbrushes

Toothpaste

Soap

Flashlights

Diapers

Baby formula

Baby wipes

Plastic bottles/baby milk bottles

Deodorants

Feminine hygiene products

Cash (which can be wired ASAP)