Category: Donor Stories

A Timely Blessing

Union Church in Manila graciously donated individual gifts of 6,000 pesos each to 37 pastors from 5 ICM regions.  Story & Photo by Kathleen Hilado, ICM CO, Koronadal Pastor Laurel Lina Piang of T’boli, South Cotabato is one of the pastors in Koronadal who received a gift of 6,000 pesos. He has been serving as...

Do you have a bed?

Tess Lyons has been a dedicated volunteer with ICM for the past three years.  Tess and her husband, Charles Caldwell, are currently sponsoring their 4th ICM preschool. They have taken their four children down to the Philippines several times to visit their students and to participate in the ongoing slum reconstruction building project cosponsored by ICM and Gawad...

Bankers on Detention: Raising funds for Education

University Students Making a Difference

Last year, a group of college students from the University of Virginia in the United States heard about the need for preschool sponsors and decided to take action.  They worked together and raised USD$5,000 to sponsor an ICM Preschool.  This donation enabled one preschool to open its doors to 25 children in a slum community...

Box of Hope: Children Helping Children

In January, a Hong Kong based charity called Box of Hope joined us in Bacolod on a special mission: to deliver toys, school supplies and hygiene items to ICM preschool children.  All of these items were donated by schools, children’s organizations and private enterprises around Hong Kong and handed out in the Philippines by the...

Ringing in the New Year with a Purpose

We had a unique opportunity on December 31st to host a party for the youth near our ICM base in Dumaguete.  We call it unique because of its source.  On the other side of the world, a group of students from The Rock Student Ministries at McLean Bible Church in Washington, D.C. decided to do...