& MEDICAL TEAM
Dr. Francis Dimalanta
& PUBLICITY TEAM
DINNER FOR HOPE
Chingay Andrada & Francis Dimalanta
host the dinner.
Dinner of Hope for the Indigenous Children of Miarayon was
held on September 8, 2002 at the KATIPS Bar and Grillery in Quezon
City. Cartwheel members and friends modeled MOSSIMO clothes, and
Dr. Francis Dimalanta and DJ Chingay Andrada hosted the program.
Photos by Fr. Kit Bautista, S.J. and paintings by Gina Alfonso were
also exhibited on that day.
___Cartwheel is grateful for its sponsors: Gay Domingo, Café
a Go-Go, Flowers by Sylvia, Sally Manansala of Shinzen Consultancy
and Management Services, Lemonada Fiorgelato, KODAK Express (Emerald
Avenue), Orient Day SPA, Starbucks, Ari Trofeo, WELLA Phils., Emphasis
Lets get together on December 13, 2002 for a thanksgiving
mass and for recognition of the time and efforts our volunteers
have contributed through the year. Everyone is invited to the event.
Details on the venue and time will follow.
CARTWHEEL IN A CAN
Cartwheel is distributing cans to schools,
business establishments, etc. in order to raise funds for its operations
in the coming year. Volunteers may pick up the cans from Cartwheel
Center or call 6337442 for delivery. They may also refer us to friends
who are prospective volunteers, donors, or sponsors. Cash donations
will go to our scholars tuition, teacher training, teaching
materials, school/office supplies, furniture, fund to build a more
permanent pre-school structure in Sitio Abel, Miarayon. Cartwheel
is accredited by Philippine Council for NGO Accreditation or PCNC;
hence, your donations are tax deductible.
KODAK EXPRESS DISCOUNTS
Cartwheel Members may avail of 10% discounts on photo developing
and printing/reprints and 5% on cameras, film, and batteries at
Kodak Express on Emerald Avenue and on 6/F Kalayaan Bldg. outlets.
Please present any ID to avail of the discounts. This offer is valid
until December 31, 2002.
Please call 633 7442 or Gina A. Alfonso at 0917 8924011 for more
details on the following:
Abel Pre-School. Cartwheel is currently looking for sponsors
who would be interested in the printing of the pupils uniform
Sta. Teresita Pre-School Playground. How would you like to
lend a hand in the construction of a playground for Sta. Teresita
Pre-school in Miarayon? Project Lets Build a Playground,
scheduled in the summer of 2003, will allow you to meet the Tala-andig
tribe of Miarayon. You may also want to donate anything that would
be of use for the playground such as construction materials, used
swings or seesaw, etc.
Summer Football Clinic. Were also planning a Summer
Football Clinic with the children of Miarayon and Sitio Abel. Anyone
interested in joining this activity in April 2003 is welcome to
assist us with planning, logistics, teaching, etc.
Feeding Program and Medical Mission. Cartwheel welcomes your
food and medicine donations for Miarayon. Volunteers are also invited
to the next medical mission in March 2003.
Community Library. Wanting to get rid of your old books, magazines
and other reading materials? Let Cartwheel collect these from your
homes and send them to Miarayons Community Library which benefits
not only the children but also the adults in the area. The Library
supports Cartwheels Adult Literacy Program which is funded
by Ford Foundation. Mark Brazil, a former Jesuit volunteer, recently
joined Cartwheel Malaybalay and now heads the program. To Mark,
welcome to the Cartwheel family!
Fundraising Efforts of Cartwheel Scholars. Our high school
and college scholars in Malaybalay are coming up with native accessories
such as necklaces and bracelets to raise funds for their food allowance.
(Their scholarship covers only their tuition, uniform and books.)
Cartwheel is also selling Christmas cards as part of its fund-raising
activities. The artworks of the children of Miarayon will be featured
in these cards. Details on this will follow in a separate announcement.
A Pilgrimage to Miarayon. Cartwheel members and friends were
in Miarayon from September 30 to October 5. Their 6-day itinerary
includes an eco-adventure, fiesta celebration with the Tala-andig
tribe, among others. They also had a livelihood meeting headed by
Fr. Kit Bautista and Ms. Ben Albarece. It was a great success and
will hopefully yield benefits to the farmers of Miarayon.
TO OUR DONORS AND SPONSORS:
would also like to thank those who participated in its auction and
painting/photo exhibit: Mrs. Ma. Lourdes Cruz, Mr. Joe Jay Doctora,
Mr. Miguel Alfonso, Ms. Sherry Zimmer, Ms. Nilda Dionisio, Ms. Belen
Lorenzo, Prof. Benjie Bagadion.
Abitare Internazionale, Inc., B.G. Alejandro, Ms. Ixie Alejo, Mr.
& Mrs. Felipe Alfonso, Mr. Randle Amoranto, Ms. Charito Ampil,
Anfil Inc. (Jolibee & Greenwich Muntinlupa), Ms. Che
Anzures, Ms. Melissa Bacani, Prof. Benjie Bagadion, Ms. Carrie Bautista,
Mrs. Filomena Bautista, Ms. Menchu Bautista, Fr. Kit Bautista, S.J.,
Ms. Pauline Bautista, Ms. Angeline Benavides, Mr. Teodoro Bonifacio,
Ms. Milagros Camus, Mr. Jigs Carlos, Mrs. Mely Castillo, Mr. &
Mrs. Ruperto Clemente, Ms. Rina Cordero, Mr. Jose Edgardo Cruz,
Mrs. Ma. Lourdes Cruz, (Maika, Nicole & Julia Cruz), Mr. &
Mrs. Jose Cuisia, Ms. Pilar David, Mr. Paul Daza, Ms. Iluminada
de Guzman, Ms. Margarita de Guzman, Dr. Francis Dimalanta, Ms. Nilda
Dionisio, Mr. Aaron Domingo, Dr. Ayedee Ace Domingo, Ms. Audie Dy,
Ms. Menen Dychiao, MJP Espiritu, Ms. Chit Feria, Mrs. Osang Borja
Fernandez, Foundation of Our Lady of Peace Mission, Inc., GMA News
Media Inc., Ms. Patricia Gonzales, Mr. & Mrs. Clemente Garucho,
Ms. Jalu Go, Ms. Maricel Gomez, Ms. Felicitas Gonzales, Mrs. Patsy
Henson, Ms. Isorem, Mr. Joselito Jara, Ms. Ma. Cristina Javellana,
Ms. Olie Jose, Mr. Emoy Gorgonia, Mr. Bobet Hollero, Ms. Tet Kabigting,
Mrs. Josie Larena, LD Core, Ms. Anna Litton, Ms. Johanne Lazo, Ms.
Lita Lilles, Ms. Naty Lindo, Ms. Linda Lopez, Mr. Ted Lopez, Mrs.
Baby Mangilit, Mrs. Tess Mangilit, Ms. Gina Manhit, Ms. Cecile Mauricio,
Ms. Tina Mendoza, Mr. Teodoro Montecillo, Ms. Junie Navarro, Ms.
Millette Ocampo, Mr. Rommel Panganiban, Mr. & Mrs. Luis Papa,
Mr. Ricardo Pascua, Polymer Products, Phil. Inc., Mr. & Mrs.
Orlando Quijano, Ms. Grace Ramoy, Ms. Elizabeth Reyes, Ms. Ma. Cristina
Ricafort, Ms. Menchita Romulo, RVL Phils., Mr. Sony Sabino, Ms.
Salazar, Ms. Chona Santos, Ms. Maribeth Santos, Ms. Tisa Santos,
Ms. Irene Co See, Ms. Cecile Tan, Ms. Filaine Tan, Sacro Costato
Sisters, Amanda & Sandro Tengco, Trinity Manpower Services,
Tyco Integrated System, Wella Phils., Ms. Tessie Yam, Ms. Carmen
Yulo, Ms. Taning Yuson, Ms. Monet Zalameea, Ms. Nita Muñoz,
Ms. Pat Lontok.
Cartwheel is currently looking for volunteers who are willing to contribute
their time and expertise as consultants for Human Resource and I.T.
A per project position for an I.T./Graphic Design professional is
also open. Please call 6337442 for more details or send your Resume
to our Manila office.
to be a Cartwheel member!
6337442 or check out our new website at its temporary address: http://cartwheelinc.tripod.com.