Meal packing volunteer event yielded 16,000 meal-packs in one day!

Manila, Philippines — International Care Ministries (ICM) rallied over 400 volunteers at the Conrad Hotel on July 14, 2022 to assemble 16,000 meal packs for families living in ultra-poverty in Visayas and Mindanao. Hope Begins with a Meal is ICM’s biggest meal-packing volunteer activity to date, done in partnership with Rise Against Hunger Philippines and...

Stories of Recovery: A mother steadily heals from one tragedy after another

It was like a scene from a movie. Only four days earlier, Jocel’s husband died of a heart attack. His body lay in a coffin at her mother-in-law’s house surrounded by five young children mourning the death of their father. It was going to be Christmas in a few days. That evening, Typhoon Odette made...

Stories of Recovery: A Mother Battles Trauma from Typhoon Odette

Whenever a super typhoon hits the Philippines, the whole country comes together to help the stricken provinces. We send relief goods, clothes, water, and supplies. However, it takes more than relief supplies to recover from the devastation of a natural disaster, and it survivors need time to rebuild, to heal, and to recover. This is...

A Father Steps Up

Fathers are a rarity among our Transform participants where 88% of our participants are mothers. So when a father does join the trainings, he is an immediate standout in their batch. Regie, a father of two from Ayungon, Negros Oriental, is one of the fathers who joined Transform and successfully completed all 15 weeks of...

An Afternoon Tea Party and Trunk Show for the Benefit of the Ultra-poor

“As we go through different seasons, I felt that it would be more meaningful — and I would be so privileged, to give it to a bigger cause. I felt that even in the future designs, I would always consider channels like this to give it to the underprivileged communities,” ICM supporter and talented accessories...

Setting Up Shop

ICM’s vision has always been to reach the ultra-poor wherever they are, even in far away, hard-to-reach places. We want to find the marginalized who have been forgotten and left behind and bring them help and hope! That is why our goal is to saturate all of the Visayas and Mindanao so that our offices...

Give to ICM on Giving Day 2022

  Giving Day 2022 is just a week away and ICM is one of the non-profits and causes you can support from 12 noon of May 4th to 12 noon of May 5th (EDT). This special 24-hour period is sponsored by Endless Summer Realty and The FOCUS Group and this event is designed to empower...

David Sutherland receives the 2022 Laurence H. Tribe Distinguished Alumni Award

Our CEO David Sutherland was awarded the 2022 Laurence H. Tribe Distinguished Alumni Award on March 31, 2022 at the opening ceremony of the 2022 National Debate Tournament at the James Madison University. The award was given in recognition National Debate Tournament alumni who have used their debate training to make significant contributions to their...

Now They See

What would you do if you have been living with a genetic condition that took away your and even your children’s sight, then learned that it could be cured by an eye surgery procedure that you know you couldn’t afford? Would you give up hope? Transform participant Gloria and her children had such a condition...

ICM Celebrates Women Helping Women

This International Women’s Day, ICM honors the world’s most nurturing members of society: Women. International Women’s Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of brave, independent, loving, and amazing ladies. International Care Ministries is a nonprofit empowered by women both in the office and out in the field. As...