CATEGORY: ‘Marketmanila Feeding Program / Charitable Causes’

8,500+ More Meals for the Kids!!!

22 Jul, 2010

In just one day of frenetic activity, Mamou has managed to raise the equivalent of over 8,500 full meals for the feeding program at the Tenement Elementary School in Taguig! THAT IS SIMPLY AMAZING. A rather full lunch time crowd turned into a jampacked first seating in the evening, followed by another…

75,000+ Meals And Counting… :)

20 Jul, 2010

It started with a simple idea — a desire to help undernourished public school children — and marketmanila.com readers have responded with such incredible warmth and generosity. From that little spark of an idea some 3 years ago, the marketmanila.com feeding program has raised in excess of PHP1.5 million and provided some 75,000+…

S & L Fine Foods, Inc.

26 Jan, 2010

Just before last Christmas, a good friend let on that there was a fabulous new (at least in Makati) source of cheese and other ingredients that I must go and see. Egads. Not 24 hours had passed and I was in their warehouse, stunned by the stuff on offer, amazed by the…

Stepped Up Feeding Program in Taguig…

11 Oct, 2009

Thanks to the generous donations of marketmanila.com readers, family and friends, we have collected enough funds for an additional 8,000 hot meals for undernourished school children at the Taguig Elementary School. While some of these children and families were seriously affected by the recent floods, not all of them are “under water” so…

Donations Received So Far…

30 Sep, 2009

Many thanks to all readers who have responded to the pleas for help and to expand the feeding program for undernourished public school children. It’s only been a day or so since I wrote this post, and donations are already accumulating with Ted in the U.S., and bettyq in Canada, in addition to…

Thousands of Hot Meals for The Kids…

28 Sep, 2009

Hi everyone. Some of the posts that are coming out today like the pumpkin one were pre-written and pre-scheduled for release, hence the odd timing given the current disaster in our midst. Since yesterday, MM and family have been first making sure that family, friends, neighbors and staff are fine and their…

The Flash Floods in Metro Manila Yesterday Were Horrific…

27 Sep, 2009

If you are based abroad and haven’t heard about the recent flash floods in Metro Manila, please go to Manolo Quezon’s blog, link here, to read about it and see several photos. If you would like to help, MLQ3 provides several avenues for you to pursue. I do recall the floods that…

This Morning’s Visit to the Taguig Feeding Program

10 Aug, 2009

The most poignant lines from this morning’s visit to the Tenement Elementary School Feeding Program sponsored by Marketmanila.com and its many generous readers:

“We ask them to finish every grain of rice on their plates as this is a gift from God. They aren’t used to doing that at home. (Why? I asked?)…

 

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