Category: Donations

Dreams Come True!

Last Thursday, hundreds of people in Hong Kong and supporters from around the world joined together to make dreams come true for impoverished families in the Philippines. At ICM’s 11th annual banquet children and parents from the poorest communities in the Philippines shared their stories of hope and encouraged the audience to ‘Dream with Me’....

Sydney Students Raise Funds for Filipino Families

The students of Oxford Fall Grammar School have been taking mission trips with ICM since 2012. Each September a team of students travels to the Philippines to help those living in ultrapoverty. In February 2015 students from the school presented ICM with a $5,000 cheque to help support two ICM Transform communities in the Bohol and...

Together Bringing Hope, Providing Help, Creating Change

by: Deborah Foo The establishment of Capital One Philippines Support Services Corporation’s (COPSSC) partnership with ICM was highlighted through the launch of six Transform and two Jumpstart communities in the province of Bohol on the 6th and 7th of July 2015. The theme of the event was titled “Together bringing hope, Providing help, Creating change” which emphasized the partnership in...

Shoe in for Success

The children of ESF Kennedy School learned how easy it is to make a difference in the lives of others on June 24 and 25 when the school held its fourth annual ‘gently used shoe’ collection. This year, with the continued generous support of AFreight movers, 939 pairs of shoes were donated and sent off...

The Kindness of Strangers

Pastor Paul Posong was heading to the shops with his family when he noticed a man in distress. Seeing people in need is a regular occurance in Pastor Paul’s community in Palawan, the Philippines – but this suffering gentleman was unusual for two reasons: he was pushing a fantastic bicycle and Pastor Paul did not...

Jumping for Jumpstart

Photographs courtesy of ESF South Island School The students at Hong Kong’s ESF South Island School (SIS) jumped their way into the Guinness Book of World Records on 24 March, 2015. At 10.05am precisely, 1,449 members of the SIS community did star jumps for two minutes, breaking the world record for “Most People Simultaneously Doing...

Learning for Life

All photographs except the group photo (#2) by Mark Lehmkuhler March 27-29, 2015 saw 2,854 children from International Care Ministries (ICM) Jumpstart Kindergarten program graduate. The graduations, held across seven provinces, were held in formal auditoriums. Dressed in traditional graduation robes, the children sat together, with proud, beaming parents several rows behind.  Throughout the ceremony,...

Creative Philanthropy: She Nailed it!

By Jessica Bean, ICM Donor Relations Manager Australian Libby Malcolm uses her business to creatively raise money to support the kindergarten education of 30 children living in ultrapoverty in the Philippines. Libby’s journey to becoming a supporter of ICM’s kindergarten program, Jumpstart, began when she attended ICM’s 2012 Sydney Dinner. After hearing about ICM’s work...

More than School

Words and photos by Haley George, photographer It is a quick twenty minute motorbike ride on a dirt road into the mountains to get from school to Jhon Mark’s house. His mother, Rowena, knows each dip and steep edge well. When they arrive home, Jhon Mark takes a minute to play with his youngest sister,...

ICM Thanks Filipino Artists

ICM celebrated the talent and generosity of our Filipino artists at the 12 December ICM Artists Thanksgiving Dinner. The intimate dinner included artists, donors and members of the ICM Manila Management team, was held in the Dasmarinas village home of hosts Felix and Angeline Fiechter. Co-organizer Stella Schapero thanked the artists for their generous contribution to the...