We are appealing to the community in Manitoba especially to the Filipino community to help in our fund raising effort to raise moneyto donate to the victims of the recent calamities in the Phillipines.
Devastations that affected the life ,and livelihood of our countrymen are so enormous that much needed help is required to aid them in any possible way we can.
We will be accepting donations on following dates at the Filipino Seniors Hall at 49 Euclid Avenue
Saturday Nov 9 from 10:00am- 5:00pm
Sunday Nov 10 from 12:00noon -5:00pm
We are also doing a fund raising social on November 29 (Friday from 6pm-1:00am at the Filipino Seniors Hall at 49 Euclid Avenue. Tickets are $10.00 Theme: Donate, Dance and Get Together for A Good Cause”
If you need more information ,please contact the following:
Aida Champagne (Manitoba Filipino Street Festival )at 204-960-8530
Reyne Cruz (Pangasinan Group Of Manitoba) 204-952-6732
Edcel and Gilbert Balagtas (Tribo Sugbo)204-880-1716
In view of the devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the island of Bohol, Philippines on October 15, 2013 that toppled buildings, damaged roads and bridges and triggered a deadly stampede, Cebu and Bohol provinces have been placed under a state of calamity.
This is a difficult time for our contrymen and we are appealing to the community to work together to bring emergency assistance to the earthquake-hit provinces and to relieve the sufferings of our Visayan brothers and sisters in every little way we can.
Concerned Filipino community associations got together and organized a fund raising event to aid our fellow kababayans . Filipino Seniors Group of Winnipeg (FSGW), Tribo Sugbo Association (Cebu), Pangasinan Group of Manitoba (PGM) and Manitoba Filipino Street Festival joined hands to this worthy cause.
A fund raising social with a theme of “Donate , Dance and Get Together for a Cause” is set for November 29,2013, Friday night at the Filipino Seniors Hall at 49 Euclid Avenue
from 6:00pm – 1:00am ( snacks will be provided)
You can contribute to this effort by purchasing a ticket for $10.00, if you cannot attend but would still like to make a donation, we will gratefully receive it. You can also donate any gift items that we can use for the raffle draw prizes. 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales, donations and raffle draws will be donated to Bohol/Cebu earthquake calamity fund.
We want to thank you all for your participation and pledge our best efforts in continuing this worthy community service. Please accept our warmest heartfelt thanks.
If you have any question or concern, please do not hesitate to contact the following numbers listed below.
Aida Champagne (MFSF) Jun Valera (FSGW) Edcel Balagtas (Cebu) Reyne Cruz (PGM)
(204) 960-8530 (204)697-4016 (204)880-1716 (204) 952-6732