Author Archives: Elaine Lehman

Spread the Love


Three months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated areas of the Philippines, the communities living in the disaster zone still face daily challenges and are struggling to make their way back to normalcy. As Valentine’s Day approaches, please let’s express our love … Continue reading

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Gong Xi Fa Cai!


Gong Xi Fa Cai! May you have much health, happiness, and prosperity in the Year of the Horse!

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Remembering Mahatma Gandhi


“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

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2014 Bayanihan Goals: Building Community


On January 20, 2014, the Board of the Bayanihan Foundation Worldwide established clear priorities for its work in order to focus its activities and deliver more effectively. The new priority goals are built on Bayanihan’s continuing work and include: Building … Continue reading

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Long Road Ahead


“Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.”                                      — Albert Schweitzer Long road toward relief and recovery. Please … Continue reading

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Remembering Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The Many Faces of America


When the US naval bases in the Philippines closed in 1992, the military left behind thousands of Amerasian children. Since the closings, American presence still exists and -contrary to initial estimate of 52,000 – it is now estimated that there are … Continue reading

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