Following the disaster in the Philippines when Typhoon Haiyan struck last year, local singer and songwriter Shani Ormiston was so moved by the trauma and suffering of the Philippino people, broadcast globally by the media, that she felt that she had to do something tangible for those most in need.
Shani, who lives in Torrevieja composed a song entitled "Fill a Heart With Hope" and with the collaboration of producer Manuel Ortega, produced a CD which was made available on CDBaby and iTunes to download for only 99 cents. It was Shanis’ wish that all monies from the sale of the CD would go directly to help the people of the Philippines.
Shani contacted the Torrevieja Costa Lions Club to ask that they handle all proceeds from the CD, in the knowledge that The Lions Club ensure that every single cent raised is used to help those most in need at the point of delivery.
Last week Shani came back to the Lions Club and Lion President Iain Bennett was delighted to receive the sum of 330.00 euros which is now on its way to the Philippines.
This donation brings the total raised by the Torrevieja Costa Lions appeal for the Philippines to 12,120.00 US Dollars.
Should you wish to hear "Fill a Heart with Hope" it is still available to download from the internet.
To hear a selection of music by Shani, go to www.shaniormiston.com
To get more information about the Lions Club go to www.torreviejacostalions.org
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