Category: Love Bags for School Kids

Abram and friends raise 173 LoveBags
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Abram and friends raise 173 LoveBags

Last year, we met an 11-year-old boy with high functioning autism, blessed with extraordinary talent in graphic arts and communications. He was appointed as one of NVC’s young ambassadors, and since then has done amazing things for us. In early July 2019, with friends in the international development community, Abram turned over Php 130,000 for...

534 LoveBags and 2,800 Mingo Meals in honor of Mikel
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534 LoveBags and 2,800 Mingo Meals in honor of Mikel

Mikel Lovina’s family and friends comes through once again! The 22-km Mikel Lovina Jamborun held on February 3, 2019 commemorated the passing of Mikel Lovina, who was only 18 when he died in a car accident. Started as a family fun run in 2013, it’s become a yearly tradition and has now evolved into a...

Meet the Dellosa family: survivors of a fire that gutted 215 homes
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Meet the Dellosa family: survivors of a fire that gutted 215 homes

Fire hit 215 family homes in the coastal barangay of Banago in Bacolod City on June 10, 2019. Within the day, NVC’s Food Shuttle, Mingoy, was at the site to serve Mingo champorado and pan de sal to all the affected residents.  Among the families we met were the Dellosas. As Ruel pointed out his...

202 Volunteers Pack 3,000 LoveBags for NVC
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202 Volunteers Pack 3,000 LoveBags for NVC

On May 25, 2019, 202 volunteers of all ages, shapes, and sizes trooped to Bacolod’s Ayala Malls Capitol Central to pack 3,000 LoveBags bound for five destinations to serve children from tribes of the indigenous peoples. Here are just a few of the groups and individuals who generously gave time and energy to share the...

Help from Singapore travels to the Ata Manobo tribe in the mountains of Mindanao
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Help from Singapore travels to the Ata Manobo tribe in the mountains of Mindanao

Dakol Lagboy’n Salamat, Web In Travel. “Much love and thanks,” these children of the Ata Manobo tribe in Taguango, Kapalong, Davao del Norte are saying. The joy in their faces define the gratitude behind those words. In the school year that just passed, these kids would walk two kilometers each way and swim through a...

Cathee’s Birthday Fundraiser
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Cathee’s Birthday Fundraiser

Thank you Cathee Daguia for the 297 pairs of Love Fits slippers that you gifted these children thanks to the Facebook birthday fundraiser you set up a few months ago. You were hoping to raise 250 Australian dollars, but your loved ones surpassed your goal and donated a total of AU$429! Cathee, you may be...

February 19, 2019February 24, 2019by
Emma had no gifts to open on her 5th birthday
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Emma had no gifts to open on her 5th birthday

On Emma’s fifth birthday in Hong Kong, she had no gifts to open and 18 of the kids with whom she celebrated her birthday didn’t even attend. That’s because they’re located in faraway Kapalong, Davao del Norte, Philippines. Emma’s parents requested support for NVC’s LoveBags 2019 project and LoveFits slippers instead of presents for Emma....

A couple gifts each other LoveBags
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A couple gifts each other LoveBags

Husband and wife Bimsy and Tatic Mapa both celebrate their birthdays in February. This year, they decided to gift each other by gifting others. Their gifts are made up of 25 LoveBags for children of the indigenous people we serve, who sorely need the backpacks filled with a years’ worth of school supplies, living as...

February 24, 2019February 24, 2019by
Eilidh celebrates her first birthday with gifts for NVC
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Eilidh celebrates her first birthday with gifts for NVC

While we were sleeping, a generous donation for Mingo Meals came in, immediately followed by another set of donations for LoveBags and LoveFits slippers. To celebrate Eilidh’s first birthday, her parents requested donations for these NVC projects instead of presents. We think that it’s not just a charming way to celebrate. It also gives little...