Category: Fundraising Events

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Unlocking Dreams

Saturday, 30 May, 2015, over 110 people gathered together at Hawkins Foyer room at Shore school in North Sydney for ICM’s fourth Australian dinner. The fabulous evening was filled with auction prizes, intriguing talks and a stunning view – but the highlight was a Skype call with the Philippines from one of ICM’s Transform participants,...

ICM receives food packs from HSBC & SHN

HSBC Philippines, in partnership with Stop Hunger Now Philippines (SHN) donated more than 33, 000 food packs to International Care Ministries (ICM). The food packs were made during HSBC’s ‘Project Ark,’ held last August 30. The objective of Project Ark is to ‘promote disaster readiness and response,’ for disaster-affected and disaster-prone communities. The event was...

Shopping & Giving All In One

ICM was thrilled to participate in two Christmas Fairs this past weekend at Island ECC & Union Church – offering an array of hand crafted items from our very own Red Rope Project, featuring silk cushion covers, ornate tree ornaments, cards, notebooks and more!  Red Rope is a certified co-op for women in the Philippines who have escaped prostitution and provides...

ICM’s 2012 HK Banquet – Join the Journey

International Care Ministries 2012 HK Banquet October 17, 2012, HK Convention & Exhibition Center Dear Friends, Fifteen years ago this month, my husband and I arrived in Hong Kong. Soon we learned about a little girl in the Philippines who had TB of the bones. Her knees were huge and her calves were nonexistent, she couldn’t stand....

SHOES, GLORIOUS SHOES!

It wasn’t holiday anticipation that made the children of Renaissance College and Kennedy School come to school wearing flip flops on the last day of school. The children at these two ESF schools had giving on their mind. Knowing they would be growing out of their shoes over the summer, they wore flip flops to school,...