By Tarra Quismundo
Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam will arrive in Manila on Wednesday (Apr. 2) for a four-day visit to discuss trade and defense ties with the Philippines and provide further assistance to survivors of supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Eastern Visayas.
They came from all walks of life—Girl Scouts troops, National Guard units, financial planning offices—to spend three days packing food for thousands of hungry children they’ll never meet.
The Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) beat the Guinness world record for the largest charity walk for Super Typhoon “Yolanda” victims on Saturday.
The Filipino Channel (TFC) is accepting nominations for the 2014 Gawad Geny Lopez Jr. Bayaning Pilipino Awards.
By Niña P. Calleja
A United States-based Catholic charity has committed to raise P2.2 billion for the recovery of areas ravaged by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) in Samar and Leyte over the next three to five years.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
They did not only come to Manila to win medals. Apparently touched by the suffering of the victims of Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in Eastern Visayas, they brought with them relief goods intended for the disaster victims.”
By Alex Drechsler
More than 700 supporters of Philippine International Aid (PIA) flocked to the organization’s 27th annual benefit fashion show at the Grand Ballroom in the Hyatt Embarcadero on Sunday, Nov. 17.
A luncheon fashion-show fundraiser for disadvantaged children will be held on Sunday, Nov. 17, at Hyatt Embarcadero, sponsored by Philippine International Aid (PIA) and Philippine Airlines.
By Corito Fiel
Alexandra Madrigal Eduque, 23, is now on her way to Amsterdam as a finalist—the first Filipino woman ever—in this year’s Global Awards for Fundraising. An international awards program endorsed by national associations of fundraisers worldwide and organized by the Resource Alliance based in London, the ceremonies will be held on October 16 at the International Fundraising Congress in the Netherlands.
By Joanna Arriola
The story of Jim Lafferty and Romeo Silva calls to mind the Pulitzer Prize winning novel “The Bridge of San Luis Rey” by Thornton Wilder, in which a singular incident points to a higher intention that changes the lives of those involved.