These past days since the devastating Typhoon Ulysses (international name Vamco) struck the Philippines leaving communities flood-stricken and desperate for aid, many organizations and groups have been putting together donation drives to help these communities recover from the damage. A simple “#ReliefPH” search across all social media will help you find initiatives where you can offer your cash or in-kind donations. (We’ve curated a list here.)
But what stands out among these initiatives is the collective effort of Filipino artists on Twitter to inspire others to help in exchange for art—an amazing trade, if you asked me! All you have to do is just donate a specified amount to the artist’s donation drive of choice and get your picture drawn. It’s that easy!
There are tons of Filipino artists still open for commissions for a cause. Here are just a few we’ve found:
♥️ ART FOR A CAUSE ♥️ [rts appreciated] #UlyssessPH
100% of profits will be donated to local donation drives to help the victims of recent typhoons
PROMO: 10% OFF Nov 15 – Nov 22, 2020
— marseline 🍓 (@selineabanto) November 15, 2020
‼️PLS RT; EMERGENCY COMMSSIONS📢
I’m opening 10 slots in these options for at least 200 or 400 pesos + add nalang hm u want! 𝐀𝐥𝐥 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐠𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐲𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐧 𝐮𝐥𝐲𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐬! Payment thru gcash
— 𝗴𝗮𝗯 | COMMISSIONS 3/16 (@nuiseance) November 14, 2020
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I’m opening ten (10) slots for chibi emote commissions! Half of my earnings will go to the Art Relief Mobile Kitchen.
— ᴮᴱ𝓉𝒶𝓁𝒶⁷ ✨🇵🇭 ││ CHARITY COMMISSIONS OPEN 📌 (@aeveternal) November 13, 2020
ART FOR A CAUSE
HI! I’m open for icon commissions po!
All funds will be donated sa mga taga cagayan #CagayanNeedsHelp
Payments through Gcash po
5 SLOTS ONLY FOR NOW PO
1 HEAD LANG PO (side or portrait and without background lang po)
DM ME IF INTERESTED POOOOOOO!!! pic.twitter.com/KXrGL0rpEH
— nokia| ART FOR A CAUSE : COMMS OPEN! (@folkyuh) November 14, 2020
50% of my earnings will be donated to fundraisers/donation drives
(commission me or donate any amount and I will give you something for free)
If interested: DM me or shoot me an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
.#art #artph #ArtistOnTwitter #ArtForACause pic.twitter.com/74khc5kMqW
— nina | soohshi (comms open) (@ninavillaroman) November 14, 2020
🌻 BATCH 2: COMMISSIONS FOR A CAUSE 🌻
those who commissioned me donated a total amount of 2.8k+ php from the 1st batch so i’m opening again!
donate to any of the donation drives linked below and get an icon from me!
ACCEPTING 10 SLOTS!!! pic.twitter.com/AvOTMfKiog
— iya ★ 2/10 donation comms batch 2 (@artsofiyaaa) November 15, 2020
hello! im doing portraits for a cause. all proceeds will be donated to typhoon Ulysses relief efforts. pic.twitter.com/473y9xiqdk
— hulyen🔪 (@hulyen) November 15, 2020
Hello, I’ll be holding an art sale this week to raise donations for typhoon victims in the Philippines. Just DM me to order!
Local orders only
100% of the proceeds will go to the following donation drives I’ll be linking in the thread below. pic.twitter.com/SlZs66UxGH
— ✿ 𝘽𝙚𝙩𝙨𝙮 ✿ (@betsy_cola) November 15, 2020
opening quick lettering comms for relief efforts!
8 slots or until 12 MN tonight, whichever comes first (brain’s exploding but i rly wanna help)
donate a minimum of Php 200 to any RELIABLE donation drive and i’ll letter your name similar to the ones below! DM me to get a slot! pic.twitter.com/bUbiD4PGeU
— Kittles 🙃 (@kittyjardenil) November 14, 2020
— Isen A. (@isenalejo) November 12, 2020
animated slides for a cause!
i’m selling a set of animated slides for 300 pesos and 100% profit will be donated to the people in Cagayan Valley, thank you! #artph #CagayanNeedsHelp #CagayanValleyNeedsHelp pic.twitter.com/uG8eS6bbWK
— roiroi ✧ slides for a cause! (@roisarts) November 14, 2020
Hi guys I’m once again asking for your support, Cavite is highly affected by Typhoon Rolly and Ulysses and i really want to make donations for the people who are affected by the typhoon, half of the profit will be sent as donations! rt’s are appreciated pic.twitter.com/bFCrpJsOV7
— 𝖆𝖇𝖚 𝖏𝖆𝖛𝖆 🌞 • emergency comms! • (@abu_javaa) November 12, 2020
‼️ COMMISSIONS FOR A CAUSE ‼️
🤍 please help rt this post
🤍 stay safe everyone! pic.twitter.com/GEWLf3VRY0
— ✨𝐏𝐚𝐢𝐠𝐞✨ || DONATION COMMS OPEN (@zanyuhhh) November 12, 2020
opening portrait commissions for ₱500/$11 (or more). all of proceeds will go to various organisations helping the victims of the recent typhoons here in the philippines. you may donate straight to organisation of choice (just send proof of payment), or pay thru gcash/paypal. pic.twitter.com/XGmzEojCa2
— sofia (@serdnaaifos) November 16, 2020
opening 10 slots for my chibi portrait icon commissions to help fund donation drives for the victims of typhoon ulysses.
100% of the proceeds directly goes to the chosen donation drive.
a rt is already a big help! 🤍 pic.twitter.com/Fx1vogr3AA
— lex 🌿 donation comms 7/10 (@artsbylex) November 16, 2020
A CAPELLA FOR A CAUSE 🎤🎶🌸
i’ll sing a 1 minute a capella song for you for only 100 PHP / 5 USD 💖
100% profit will go to various beneficiaries and donation drives to help victims of #UlyssesPH
dm me if interested!
💖 kindly RT 💖 pic.twitter.com/eYyZlE7qOf
— moon baby 🌕🌙✨ | A CAPELLA FOR A CAUSE 📌 open!! (@moonbabymusic) November 16, 2020
‼️ COMMISSIONS FOR A CAUSE ‼️
all proceeds will be directly donated to Kasiyana donation drive as a way of helping the victims of the recent typhoon.
if you’re interested, please don’t hesitate to DM me! accepting as many as i can. #artph
RTs are appreciated!! pic.twitter.com/yc5kwGp5Tv
— cake 💮 COMMS FOR A CAUSE (@artsbycake) November 16, 2020
hi, if anyone’s interested in purchasing any of my old presentation/slide designs just dm me! they will cost around P400-P500+ per set of 5+ slides depending on the design 🌟
— daphne di 🍓 (@daphnedi_) November 13, 2020
I’m open for 10 chibi slots! https://t.co/06UBcWAm2K
— Chibi Commissions Open! 8 Slots Left! (@anushnush) November 16, 2020
COMMISSION FOR A CAUSE
My commission for a cause is now open in collaboration with “Obra – Para sa bayan: #ArtYourService” to help the victims of the Typhoon Ulysses.
Part of the proceeds will go to our beneficiary which is @TulongKab
RTs are appreciated! Thank you so much! pic.twitter.com/FAIuuZTQU9
— daniberry • OPEN FOR COMMISSIONS FOR A CAUSE (@daniberryyyyy) November 14, 2020
Three typhoons had consequently hit the country and some of my co-students in TUP -Manila were greatly affected.
We are now open for commissions. 100% proceeds will go straight to the trusted orgs of the school.
The services offered and the rates are included below. pic.twitter.com/4YTxVgBMkC
— ≡write-up for a cause (see pinned tweet) (@throughnelyt) November 15, 2020
hi! i’m opening map art commissions to raise funds for relief operations helping communities affected by the recent typhoons. you can make a minimum donation of Php 1,500 to CaVolun Initiative, For the Future PH and PAGASA PH (or any other NGO of your choice) pic.twitter.com/PpwxXkThPV
— pate (@pateforreal) November 16, 2020
COMMISSIONS FOR A CAUSE !!
90% of comms money will go to donation drives that will help filipinos that were heavily affected by the typhoon. If you know more LEGIT donation drives, please feel free to link them below!
📌 email@example.com pic.twitter.com/Fgbifnp4Ev
— rae. 🩺 | art for a cause 📌 ; #ProjectICONnect (@bbluraven) November 14, 2020
‼️SHOP FOR A CAUSE‼️
hello, hope y’all are safe 🥺💗 50% of my shop profits that’ll be made this upcoming week will be donated to a donation drive to help those in need who are affected by #UlyssesPH
— alexa (@_llestar) November 14, 2020
good morning! 100% of our shop’s profit for today until sunday tomorrow will be donated to donation drives for the victims of typhoon ulysses! pic.twitter.com/m0tCFOJwHI
— andy 🌞 (@artsyandeng) November 14, 2020
ART FOR A CAUSE ‼️
(10 slots available)
For Php200, have yourself, your OC, or your fictional character of choice drawn using the template below! (with flat colors)
100% of the proceeds will be donated to the #UlyssesPHAid via the GCash app
DM me for a slot!
(samples below) pic.twitter.com/t8oakn2Hig
— Eunick (1/10 comms available) (@Eunickorn) November 15, 2020
Art for a cause‼️
Hi i’m now open for commissions for 10 slots only 💛
RTs are much appreciated 👇🏼 pic.twitter.com/VoHIFP1W4u
— bless | art for a cause (@scrib_bless) November 15, 2020
I’m opening my comms to help the victims of #UlyssesPH! 100% of the proceeds will go DIRECTLY to donation drives.
Links to donation drives will be posted under this tweet.
DM me to avail! Will accommodate as much as I can🥰 pic.twitter.com/6UGFNva8LI
— yel | COMMS 4 CAUSE OPEN (@hirayel) November 15, 2020
Hi, I’m Trick and I’m OPENING COMMISSIONS for the months November and December!
There are initially 8 slots available! Please refer to the images for rates and sample artworks. DM me and I’ll tell you which slots are available.
Thank you! pic.twitter.com/n6UMFiVWBF
— trick (@trick_reyes) November 15, 2020
for a minimum donation of $10.00 you can download all of my comics and zines from 2015-2020. i’ll be donating 100% of proceeds to relief efforts geared towards helping #UlyssesPH victims. will be linking them in the thread below. retweets appreciated.https://t.co/JZcPiUzLKW pic.twitter.com/Firm4Tkfan
— 🐛 (@mich_jpg) November 14, 2020
OBRA PARA SA BAYAN (please RT)
To help our fellow kababayan, we started #ArtYourService.
COMMISSION AND CHOOSE THE ART STYLE YOU DESIRE
FROM OUR ARTISTS!
Our beneficiaries include @TulongKab and other organizations.
Attached are the commission sheets of our artists! pic.twitter.com/SdWcKeZhKW
— HARA : comms open !!! (@haranikala) November 14, 2020
hello! we are a small group of local artists selling art commissions to be 100% donated to organizations and beneficiaries 🙂 simply dm us if you're interested
— Comms for a Cause (@artforacausePH) November 14, 2020
Hello! I am opening a donation commission in collaboration with Obra Para sa Bayan: #ArtYourService
— Arielle | DONATION COMMISSION OPEN (@arthuelle) November 14, 2020
Gusto mo bang maging DDS? As in, Donation Drive Supporter? If so, please help us by retweeting this thread!
For only a minimum of TEN PESOS, you can request a doodle of ANYTHING YOU WANT
*within our terms and conditions
— abigale 🎄 (@abbyjanelp) November 14, 2020
Are you an artist with open commissions for the benefit of Typhoon Ulysses victims? Link them in the comments!
(ALSO READ: LIST: Where to Donate for Typhoon Ulysses Victims)
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