Category: Donations

Thank you for your help!

When ICM sent out a call to help our bases in the provinces hit by Typhoon Odette, many of our donors and partners immediately responded with help beyond what we had expected and hope for. Our Manila Donor Relations team shared these photos with thanks.     ICM extends its thanks to its shipping and...

Sending Help to Siargao

“I don’t know where to begin,” a survivor of Typhoon Odette in Siargao Island said to ICM Area Head Marites Petallar when she went there last week to bring relief and building supplies. Not even a single post of his house was saved. More than a month since the supertyphoon made landfall in Siargao, the...

Helping those who Help Us

It is no secret that ICM is able to do the work we do and help as many people as we have because of our partnership with the compassionate and hardworking partner pastors. They’re the ones who host the Transform program in our communities and sustain the impact of the program after. During the pandemic...

After Typhoon Odette – Stories from the bases

Typhoon Odette (international name “Rai”), the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines in 2021 had carved out a trail of destruction across several provinces in the central Philippines last December 17. It left 407 dead as of January 3, and over half a million displaced. The provinces are far from recovered. Power is still not...
Philippine Art

Philippine Artists Give Art to Inspire Hope

Philippine artists donate their works in support of International Care Ministries’ transformational work with the ultra-poor. True art has the power to make a difference. It can influence thought, provoke strong emotion, impact culture, and even improve the lives of others. Many artists strive to make a difference through their work. This is especially true...
tubes of toothpaste

400,000 tubes of toothpaste donations from SWISS through The Amber Foundation

While these are common necessities to most, tubes of toothpaste can sometimes be scarce in households where the ultra-poor live. To help them develop healthy habits, part of ICM’s Transform program educates participants about proper hygiene. Since 1992, ICM has been in the business of transforming lives from a physical, social, and spiritual standpoint. Indeed,...

Vegetables for Everyone!

Few things give more hope in a season of great need than a thriving vegetable garden. As the pandemic drags on, ICM has committed to persevering, to not grow weary of doing good. To help communities have food security during the pandemic, ICM staff has been packing and distributing seeds so people can grow vegetable...

Padayon! Moving Forward with Hope after a year of COVID-19 Community Quarantines

It has been a year of COVID-19 quarantines here in the Philippines. One year since life as we know it ground to a halt because of the pandemic. In a year, we have changed the way we have always done most of the things that we took for granted — from going outside of the...

DOH partnership with NGO saves thousands of children from malnutrition during COVID-19 pandemic

In the midst of the hunger crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health (DOH) partnered with International Care Ministries (ICM) to quickly deliver life-saving food relief to cure malnutrition in more than 30,000 children during the COVID-19 community quarantine. Since July, the DOH dispatched thousands of boxes of Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) and...

Sharing and Celebration at ICM’s Sydney Dinner

With views of the iconic Sydney Harbour bridge, 175 guests gathered together for the annual ICM Sydney dinner on 3 June. The Kirribilli Club was a fantastic location to enjoy an evening to raise awareness and raise funds for the ultrapoor. Guests were inspired by the testimonies of Melissa Geer from Zambrero and long-time ICM...