Tag Archives: Filipino diaspora

Your Donation Reaps Big Rewards: Top TEN ACCOMPLISHMENTS


For 2017, the Bayanihan Foundation would like to reflect on its accomplishments for the last five years. Your donation reaps big rewards. 97% of donations goes directly to programs. Donors and supporters like you made these accomplishments possible. Thank you! Continue reading

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Philippine History: How The Past is Connected to the Present


Committee on Pilipino Issues (CPI) and Bayanihan Foundation present “Filipinx X-Plore Our History Workshops” exploring Philippine history that is situated in the past yet connected to the challenges of the present Continue reading

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Community Power Giving Circle Debut


Bayanihan Foundation debuts its newest initiative, Community Power, a giving circle of young Filipino Americans helping and giving to other young Filipino and Filipino Americans locally and globally. Continue reading

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4 Notable Filipino Philanthropists in the US


4 Notable Filipino American Philanthropists who use their wealth, fame and fortune to help others. You do not have to be wealthy and famous to be able to affect change. The Bayanihan Foundation unveils the Community Power Giving Circle, a group of young Filipino Americans who come together; pool their charitable donations; and make collective decisions to grant their money to Filipino youth groups locally and globally. You can also join; give to others; and make the change you want to see in this world. Continue reading

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Rescue in the Philippines


“Rescue in the Philippines” film tells the forgotten story of how Philippine President Quezon and his famous poker buddies saved 1, 200 Jews escaped the Nazis and immigrate to the Philippines during World War II. In 2016, the circle of life and giving continues as thousands of Filipino caregivers work in Israel providing healthcare and assisting thousands of Jewish elderly. Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain: Unfinished business in the Philippines


Anthony Bourdain, famous American chef, author and host of CNN TV show “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” returns to the Philippines with a personal mission. He wrote about authentic Filipino street food and at the same time looked into the kindness overseas Filipino workers have spread around the globe. He calls the Filipinos the most giving of all people on the planet. Continue reading

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Celebrating Its Fifth Anniversary: My Top Five Faves


In May 2010, the Bayanihan Foundation was created to support diaspora philanthropy – Filipinos abroad helping Filipinos at home. Five years later, I am still asking these questions: Will these donations matter? Will they make a difference? Will they ultimately affect people’s lives in the Philippines and reduce the economic ‘push’ to migrate? I share my personal, top five faves of the last five years that might be able to help answer these questions. Continue reading

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