Tag Archives: giving

What’s Next? Support Women Vendors and Their Children To Have Access to Clean Water


In 2014, women vendors of Carbon Market, Cebu’s largest market were displaced by a devastating fire. In 2017, they’re still waiting for justice. Their substandard homes lack a basic sewer system that created a public health hazard of filthy, standing water and resulted in the death of a toddler due to dengue fever. Can you donate $25 to help build a basic water sewer system and provide access to clean water to 67 families? Continue reading

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“Filipinx X-plore History” Workshops to Begin September 8, 2016


The Bayanihan Foundation and the Committee on Pilipino Issues (CPI) launch “Filipinx X-Plore Our History Workshops” this Fall 2016. The workshops are geared for young Filipino Americans to access Filipino culture, history and to prepare for NEXTGEN Pagbabalik (Coming Home) 2017 Travel to the Philippines. Continue reading

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Filipino Americans Donate Computers, Books to Help Iligan Students


Filipino Americans donate computer and books to Iligan City Philippines, Their humble acts of philanthropy and giving contradict the growing tide of cynicism. 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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Giving Circle Influences Young Filipino Americans to Give Back


Bayanihan Foundation debuts the Community Power Giving Circle, created by young Filipino Americans to give back to young Filipinos and Filipino Americans locally and globally. 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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Community Grows in Chicago’s Little Village Neighborhood


Dale Asis enjoyed community dinner with a local Chicago environmental justice organization, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) celebrating community in their local community garden, a former toxic dump site. Continue reading

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