BOSTON — When James Gallo, a student at Boston College, noticed his Twitter account filling up with word of the devastation being caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, he knew he wanted to help.
Gallo joined with fellow Boston College student Matthew Alonsozana, who is of Filipino descent, and other students at the college to launch efforts to help out in the face of the recent disaster. The Boston College Typhoon Haiyan Relief Initiative raised about $13,000 and included a concert to raise funds — all the brainchild of Gallo.
The concert took place a mere nine days after Gallo got the idea. “The concert was awesome. Everyone came together. So many people helped,” Gallo said....READ MORE