Charity Archive

Planner for a Cause: The Change Journal 2016

Nowadays planners and journals are trendy, must-have items for the average Filipino. Top coffee shops around the metro feature their own collectible planners this time of year. While Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf help customers make a donation to charity for every planner redemption, I had yet to see an organization donate 100% of planner

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Mango Tree: Thai for a Cause

Thai restaurant Mango Tree celebrated its 2nd anniversary through a very noble gesture, and I can’t believe I totes forgot about this! The restaurant continued its commitment to giving back by partnering with the non-stock, non-profit org Down Syndrome Association of the Philippines (DSAPI), to support families who have a child with Down Syndrome. For Ms.

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Caritas Manila’s Segunda Mana: Thrift Store for a Cause

Every season is the season of giving, and Caritas Manila and Metro Point Mall prove that point with the 14th installation of the Segunda Mana store. Metro Point granted Caritas Manila free space and stall specially for this program. The Segunda Mana store, whose name literally means “second hand”, promotes reducing, reusing, and recycling goods.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Donate Blood to the Philippine Red Cross

1. BLOOD DONATION IMPROVES OVERALL HEALTH. Did you know that donating blood improves our bodies’ overall cardiovascular health? An increased iron level in the blood increases chances of heart disease–and excess iron is even linked to an increased cancer risk–so good thing regular blood donation helps people reduce the amount of iron in the blood.

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What Paul Walker Should Be Remembered For [Video]

Paul Walker was not just a pretty face who took on lead roles in successful films. I knew Paul Walker died leaving a fundraising event for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, but I didn’t realize he had been doing it for so long and at this scale. While a lot of celebrities do awesome charitable

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Megaworld Lifestyle Malls Charity this December 2013

In the true spirit of Filipino celebrations and Christmas, Megaworld Lifestyle Malls launches a decent line-up of holiday outreach activities (that are timely, sensitive and necessary at this time of need). Greeting the entry of the Holiday season is an intimate tree lighting ceremony at the Eastwood Mall Open Park which was slated to be

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After Yolanda – Haiyan Relief Efforts for the Philippines

Just six days ago, Yolanda caused widespread devastation in central Philippines, causing significant amount of destruction to property, taking thousands of lives, and essentially destroying millions of Filipino lives. Countries all over the world reached out to help, and now is just a good time as any for people to (continue to) help. While a

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Red Ribbon and Apl.de.Ap Foundation In Tune For Education!

Heard from the grape vine that Red Ribbon, Apl.de.Ap Foundation and Franklin Baker has just launched the newest treat to help increase access to education in the Philippines! Since the Philippines is still considered the  top  five  countries where children do not have access to education, organizations like Red Ribbon, Apl.de.Ap Foundation and Franklin Baker Company decided to conduct a collaboration of sorts to help alleviate

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