a day of smiles for the kids of gawad kalinga

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here is another way how we can spread the christmas cheer to less privileged kids, be part of carenival ~ a day of smiles for the kids of gawad kalinga.  read the press release below to know how you can help:

If you once loved carnivals as a kid {or still do until now}, share this delight to other children as Gawad Kalinga Quezon City (GKQC), in cooperation with The Expressions Company, brings Carenival, a day for the children of GKQC villages. This will be on December 15, 2013 {Sunday} at the Ateneo de Manila University MVP – Roof Deck from 10 am to 5pm.

Fun booths and a variety show will be setup to entertain more than 200 kids. Here are ways on how you can take part in this celebration of caring and sharing: Be a volunteer ate and kuya for a day! Everyone is welcome to meet and mingle with the kids. Bring your family and friends too! Donate in kind or in cash.

Feeling like you need to outgrow your fascination over you precious Care Bear set, Voltes V action figures, or Barbie doll collection already? Donate them and bring joy to the beneficiaries’ faces. Excess toy donations will also be sent to the kids in areas affected by Typhoon Yolanda. Bring your toy donations on the event itself or leave them at UP Circle of Administrator’s designated drop-off points at UP Diliman NCPAG Lobby or UP Circa Tambayan, until December 13.

Cash donations are also welcome and will be used to provide more materials for the children. Be a volunteer performer. Are you a puppeteer, magician, balloon twister or any kind of kiddie party performer? Share your talent to the kids and be their heroes!

For more information +  to know more about the event and future bayanihan opportunities, you may keep in touch with Gawad Kalinga through any of the following:

Gawad Kalinga {GK} is an organization geared towards building a nation empowered by people with faith and patriotism; a nation made up of caring and sharing communities, dedicated to eradicating poverty and restoring human dignity. Gawad Kalinga espouses volunteerism and relies on able and willing nation- builders in carrying out its mandate. In line with the mission of ending poverty for 5 million families by 2024, GK Youth Quezon City {the youth development arm of GK QC} takes care of 87 communities in the city. The team contributes to community development and youth empowerment through organizing monthly builds, holding of workshops for developing the youth, and undertaking various community-building events. 

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help raise 100 gifts for typhoon yolanda survivors

toddler for a cause, fundraising

we are lucky that we get to enjoy many toys that our parents and loved ones have showered us on special occasions or on regular days {just because they want to give us something that cannot wait for any special reason}. i wish i can say the same for the children survivors of typhoon yolanda. i am sure that they were not able to salvage a single toy given that they barely came out of the tragedy alive.

now that we are busy making our christmas list,  i hope you will find it in your heart to share your blessings with these children who have been through to the most horrifying experience. i know they will appreciate it the most if you can give them a toy or two.

we are helping one of mum’s friends, tita iris pulga, in her aims raise 100 gifts for the children survivor of typhoon yolanda who are now taking refuge in La Isla Bonita de Salinas in Cavite.  she is planning to visit them on 14 december and bring these toys. she also hopes that they can have a jollibee party for the children and give them other presents. i am sure their little hearts will be delighted + touched by  this show of concern + love.

if you have a few toys to give, kindly bring them to the pick-up point in Medela House located at 29 1st st., new manila, quezon city. their contact numbers are 725-3723/738-6272/964-7331 {landline} +  0917-5614366 {mobile}. pre-loved toys are also welcome.

or if you have extra money to share, you may send in monetary donations, as well as loot bags filled with goodies that the children will love + enjoy. kindly email tita iris at iris_rebao@hotmail.com for details on how + where to send your donations. 

if we joined hands, am sure we can make this christmas more meaningful and memorable for those who are affected by the super typhoon. thank you in advance for your help!

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5 ways to donate to typhoon yolanda victims

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we have been watching the news everyday to get updates on what’s going on in the areas that was greatly affected by typhoon yolanda {haiyan}. personally, i do not want to watch anymore as i do not want to see images of children hurting, hungry and crying ~ it is really disheartening! 🙁

mum said we can do something to help these children and their families + have went on to rummage our closet for outgrown clothes to donate. we have also included those tee that we have not worn in a while. mum washed these clothes the other day so that the people can readily wear them when they got  them. we are also emptying my coinbank + will be using my savings to buy a number of items from the grocery later on to be sent to people in tacloban.

anyone can do his share + it does not matter what or how much you give for donation, i am sure it will go a long way in helping all those who are suffering now in the typhoon-destroyed areas. we have list down a number of ways in which you can help:

1. donate to world vision

  • account name: World Vision Development Foundation, Inc.
  • BPI account: 4251-0024-15 {swift code: BOPIPHMM}
  • BDO account: 000-27000-4341-1 {swift code: BOPBPHMM}
  • Metrobank account: 060-7060-5176-41 {swift code: MBTCPHMM}
  • PSBank account: 038-33200013-8 {swift code: PHSBPHMM}
  • you can also donate online at www.worldvision.org.ph or simply click the image above

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2. donate to unicef

  • account name: UNICEF
  • BDO account: S/A 002-08016364-3
  • Metrobank account: C/A 066-706631209-3
  • Land Bank account: C/A 0052-1393-17
  • BPI account: S/A 001-50100335-9
  • PNB account: S/A 531-10730001-3
  • donate online at http://donate.unicef.ph
  • for in-kind or cash donation pick-ups, you may call the UNICEF Hotlines 758-1000, 758-1442
  • send your donations through any SM Bills Payment Counter or Bayad Center nationwide
  • you may also send donations through Paypal to psfrmanila@unicef.org
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project iris heart surgery

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this is one of my online playmates iris, she is 2 years old + 9 months now + she is in need of our help. you see my friend here was born with a hole in her heart. she needs to undergo surgery to close this hole in order for her to live healthier + longer.

in behalf of her mum, we are asking your kind heart to donate whatever amount you can to help fund iris’ heart surgery. she needs to raise php500 ,000 within 2 months to cover the expense of her operation + medical expenses.

you may send your donations via paypal to she_apuhin (at) yahoo dot com or send it to unionbank eon account number 1094 5192 9159 you can also check out other ways on how you can send in your donations in this note here.

i do hope you will be kind enough to help our friend. thank you!

image is from iris’ mum’s facebook profile

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diaper for a cause year 2

toddler for a cause, fund-raising for children

every year on his birthday, one of my online playmates go to the baguio general hospital pedia ward to give little gifts + spread cheer to the sick children + their parents there. this year will be no exception + he is now looking for sponsors who will be kind enough to let him continue doing this noble cause.

you may send monetary or donations in kind. simply check out diaper for a cause on facebook to know how.

remember the little ones are counting on you! thanks in advance for your help 😉


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