The Saratoga Sun -

By Joe Elder 

Local generosity reaches Philippines


The devastating effects of natural disasters can reach around the world, but hands extended in support of those left in the wake of destruction can reach just as far.

When Laura Morrow, owner of Laura M’s, learned of the Philippines’ Typhoon Pablo and the havoc it wrought on her friend Eden Diorio’s family in the hardest hit Compostela Valley, she embarked on a mission to help feed and reconstruct the village.

Diorio has lived in Saratoga four years with her husband and toddler son.

At first, Morrow donated $100 to help Diorio’s family. But then she thought of the money she was g...

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