Category: Fundraising Events

3 Filipino Artists Come Together to Give Seeds of Hope for the Ultra-poor

Three Filipino artists have teamed up to raise funds for ICM’s Seeds of Hope for the poorest of the poor in the Visayas and Mindanao. Three distinct styles of manipulating paint for one purpose, the exhibit, entitled “Point: Counterpoint” features established artist Perfecto Palero Jr. with Stella Tansengco-Schapero and Jo Uygongco.  This art fundraiser was...
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Your Top 10 Moments from the 2020 Banquet

Because this year has been such a game-changer for everybody, we had to think outside of the box for our much-anticipated annual Hong Kong banquet. What resulted, in the midst of changing COVID-19 protocols, was a virtual program live-streamed to guests all over the world! Here are your top ten highlights from October 9th:  ...
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ICM banquet raises HK$13.3 million for the ultra-poor in the Philippines 

ICM’s banquet proved to be “More than a Dream” as it exceeded expectations On 9 October 2020, International Care Ministries (ICM), a non-profit organization that brings transformation to the ultra-poor, held its annual fundraising banquet in Hong Kong to resounding success. The internationally streamed gala, entitled “More than a Dream” raised HK$13.3 million/ US$1.72 million/...
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More than a Dream: International Care Ministries Hosts a Virtual Fundraising Banquet in the Time of COVID-19

For the first time ever, due to COVID-19 pandemic social distancing protocols, International Care Ministries (ICM) will host its much-anticipated Hong Kong fundraising banquet online and at limited-seating venues at the Aberdeen Marina Club (AMC) this year on October 9. This annual fundraising banquet, which gathers hundreds of Hong Kong’s top executives to donate to...
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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...
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Hope Shines Through at ICM’s 12th Annual Banquet

ICM’s Chair of the Board, David Sutherland, is pleased to share the results of Hong Kong’s ICM Banquet, held October 24 at the Hong Kong Conventions and Exhibition Centre.   Dear Friends; What an exciting evening! At ICM’s 12th Annual Banquet Monday night we saw Hope Shining Through everywhere we looked! We are thrilled and...
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Boys on Bikes

Ben Halder and Craig Purdham are at it again. After completing their 2015 30-day bicycling trip from Beijing to Hong Kong, the pair are looking to push themselves further for a good cause. Twenty-nine year old Ben shared with 32-year-old Craig about a 2014 ICM trip he had taken. Ben had been so taken by ICM’s work, that...
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ICM’s Children’s Choir

Five years after their first, fun-filled, hope-inspiring trip abroad, the ICM Children’s Choir returned to Hong Kong to celebrate ICM’s 11th Annual Banquet. What a difference those five years have made! Apart from the obvious changes (growth spurts and dropped voices!) the children have all blossomed into confident, poised young performers who stole the show, repeatedly,...
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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’....
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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...
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