Category: Fundraising Events

US$1.91 million (HK$14.9M | PHP96.9M)  Raised in One Night to Change the Lives of the Ultra-Poor

International Care Ministries Annual Fundraising Banquet inspires hope with support from all over the globe  On October 28, 2021, International Care Ministries (ICM), a non-profit organization that empowers transformation in the lives of the ultra-poor, held its 17th fundraising banquet in Hong Kong — and its second virtual banquet — with unprecedented success. With the...
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...
sydney banquet 2021

Sydney Fundraising Banquet 2021 raises AU$106,575 in one night

“What we do here tonight does matter — not just for the immediate needs of this day, but for transforming thousands of tomorrows,” ICM CEO David Sutherland opens his Keynote message at the Annual Sydney Fundraising Banquet entitled “Standing on Hope” held at the Aqua Luna Waterfront Dining last June 4. While the world continues...

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...

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:  ...

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/...

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...

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...

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...

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...