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Thank You to All Donors and Volunteers

Thanskgiving2014

Vitamin Giving

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CGF representatives has delivered the first set of Vitamin to storm-stricken area this weekend in Batangas Philippines where many lost their homes. The area did not receive enough supply so our foundation came in to fill the rest of their needs.

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Thank you to all these Volunteers and Board Members Lormen and Abe (the 2 middle person in blue shirts) who help make things possible! They we’re all patient in travelling far to get to the people. Without them, this event would not have been successful! Thank you for your Kind Hearts. May all your efforts be returned with granted wishes from the heart!

Note:

  • Only few photos can be posted publicly for privacy of those in need. Only Donors will have access to all the photos taken as part of our reporting.
  • Donors will receive private link to access the reports directly from our US representative via email.
  • Other locations are currently being scheduled. We will release photos as they are accomplished.

In-Kind Donations Update

In-kind donations received from USA for Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan victims arrived Manila office January 15th. All items are in re-packing stage and will be distributed starting January 17th to several locations. Photos will be posted once all activities complete. Thank you to all the Donors who made an effort to help those in need!

————————– UPDATE ————————–

Some in-kind donations have been released. Others are being held per community request to do this on Valentines day.

Donated Sports Equipments from a Donor who wish to remain anonymous was received late December 2013. They have been distributed to different areas of the US. Locations for items that has been assigned for PH is still being determined. Photos made available to Donors via private link. 

All accomplished activities has been released to Donors and is available for download.

Some of the photos will be made available to the public by end of February 2014.

If you one of the Donors and have lost your private link, leave your email address at (702)421-7355 and a representative will send you the details.

Christmas Feast, New Year Celebration Schedules

Xmas Greetings
Christmas Community Giving (done, photos to be posted soon)
When? Dec 20, 2013 (Fri)
Where? Stockton California

Barbie and Disney Toys and Hair Care Products will be given out from 4:00pm to 5:00pm at Stribley Community Center.

Christmas Feast for Disaster Victims (postponed due to storm, re-scheduling the very first day storm is over. It is not possible to do when people does not have permanent shelter yet for it gets too muddy for anyone to have a feast for there is no way to cook the food and the food will get all wet)

When? DONE (happened early January, awaiting for photos)
Where? Tacloban

This Xmas feast is being held to give a simple Christmas celebration to those who have been affected by Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan.

Donor who made this feat possible: Jeffrey A. Block

Christmas Feeding for Urban Poor (done, photos to be posted soon)
When? Dec 29, 2013 (Sun)
Where? San Pedro Laguna
This celebration is going to be held in San Pedro Laguna. It will serve the homeless/urban poor Children and Elderlies. Donor for this feast: Jeffrey A. BlockIn-kind donors: Robert Kaneff, Fritz Watson, Manny & Rebecca Baredo, Lachlan Bird, Cesar & Rose Corpuz, Zachary Edwards, Andy Hoyt

New Year Celebration
When? Middle of January 2014 (final date pending upon release of donated goods from the port)
Where? Tacloban and Metro Manila

All in-kind donations will be distributed to disaster victims. Final date being determined based on arrival of all shipments to the Philippines.

In-kind donors:  Robert Kaneff, Fritz Watson, Manny & Rebecca Baredo, Lachlan Bird, Cesar & Rose Corpuz, Zachary Edwards, Andy Hoyt, Maurice Dosty, Merto & Magda Aurelio, Ronnie & Carolina Uclusin, Carlito Dela Cruz, Huy Nguyen, Lupe Villasenor, Mike Cook, Tandra Trenholm, and Cullinan Group Foundation Board Members.

Event food donor: Jeffrey A. Block

View event schedule – https://cullinangroupfoundation.shutterfly.com/calendar

Full set of photos in an album and downloadable version available exclusively to donors for reporting purpose. Distribution of this report will be released before end of January.

In-kind donations Update:
12/27/2013

Only few boxes are up for release next week from shipping firm so partial distribution of donated goods will take place end of December through early January. Complete distribution to Tacloban will take place by middle of January once we receive the rest of donated goods.
The actual donated products will still reach the people as soon as received. We just need to do a second round of giving for double blessing to the people. Thank you for being patient!

Follow our Community Giving Activities

To follow our Community Activities and view photos simply to go this link – https://cullinangroupfoundation.shutterfly.com/pictures

This site is updated often so keep checking to see what is going on!

Toys!

Cullinan Group Foundation (CGF) is going to distribute Barbie and Disney Toys on friday December 20th

Time:  5:00pm to 6:00pm
Where: near the entrance

Stribley Community Center
1760 E Sonora St, Stockton, CA 95205
Phone: 209-937-7351

Community Giving 11/22/2013

Check out the latest photos of our community giving by going to https://cullinangroupfoundation.shutterfly.com/pictures

THANK YOU TO ALL DONORS WHO CONTINUE TO BRING HELP TO THE PEOPLE THROUGH US!

Helping Philippines Disaster Victims The Right Way

Often times you hear people asking for help to disaster victims but most of the time it leaves donors wondering if the goods actually reached the people. Many of those who are seeking for donations have several layers before it get to the people. Stop the bad experience. Send donations to those who give the goods directly to the people. See below for options.

  • To send goods directly at low risk to Volunteers, consider sending it directly to DSWD a government office who can receive goods. They will add your donated goods to those that are being distributed by them. They put items in plastic bags and then give it out to the people directly. Delivery receipt is your only receipt.For Bohol and Cebu area send to the address below. This is the closest location to the major disaster.

    Department of Social Welfare and Development Office (DSWD) Region 7
    General Maxilom, Cebu City Philippines
    Send c/o Regional Director Mercedita Jabagat
    To call DSWD Office of Secretary call +632-9318068

  • For Manila and other Luzon area, you can send directly to our Manila office. Board Members and long time Volunteers are going to give them out as received. Photos and receipt are provided to all donors as part of reporting so make sure to give us your email and contact information.Cullinan Group Foundation (CGF)
    1377 A. Mabini Street Ste 102B and 500
    Ermita Manila 1000 Philippines
    Attention: Arlene Tenefrancia cell or Abrahan Aquino or Lormen Antipolo
    Contact Founder Assistant at +63-919-533-4189 (Philippines contact)
    Contact Founder Maria Diaz at +1702-421-7866 direct (USA Contact)
    Send Email: donation@cullinangroupfoundation.orgNote about Cullinan Group Foundation (CGF)

    Note about Cullinan Group Foundation (CGF)

    • CGF does not solicit in person, does not call anyone’s home/business. Everyone at the foundation including its Board Members are Volunteers who also donate to the cause.
    • In-kind donation pick up accepted in Stockton California areas only for now. Shipped weekly by Ocean to Manila office who distribute goods as soon as received.
    • Financial donations can be deposited directly to the bank for instant receipt and to make sure your donation is legit. Bank of America Acct # 501010376773 Cullinan Group Foundation (USA) TIN 30-049-6167. Financial donations are used to purchase food for the people. Each item is packed by long time loyal Volunteers and Board Members and distribution is as received.
    • Go to our website – http://www.culllinangroupfoundation.org
  • Want to distribute goods yourself?
    Work with DSWD office, Barangay, or other registered Nonprofit agencies. Whatever you do, however many you are – do not go alone. Individuals who wish to distribute goods on their own must practice caution specially in areas where massive disaster has stricken. If not protected, you may find yourself hurt and in the middle of stampede. Always donate wisely by working with legitimate foundations who knows what they are doing. You can always stand alongside with them so you can see where the goods goes.
  • Not satisfied with the above list? You can check out other registered foundations at http://www.dswd.gov.ph/

Need lists:

  • FOOD
    Rice, Powdered Milk, Canned Goods, Cereal, Crackers, Juice, Soda, Bottled Water, Water Filters, Snack Bars, Instant Soup, Oatmeal, Jams and Jellies, Jerky, other food that does not spoil easily.
  • NON FOOD
    Bath Soap, Shampoo, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Hand Wash, Clothes, Shoes, Mylar Blankets, Tents, Jackets, Rain Gear.
  • MEDICINES
    for Lepto Spyrosis, Fever, Stomach Flu. Must send this directly to DSWD listed above for Doctor distribution. All medicines (including over the counter medicines) must be distributed by Doctors only to avoid worsening the situation of the sick.

Help for earthquake victims in the Philippines

We are going to send some help to the Cebu/Bohol Philippines earthquake victims.  Details on where distribution will happen will be posted once the ocean shipment arrives.

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