I just would like to update readers on Yahoo Answers users' Christmas project for this year. It's already underway and anyone who is interested is free to join us. Please click HERE for more details:
The specific details that weren't mentioned in Jonas' (who is a Yahoo Southeast Asia Community Manager) blog are below.
Proposed date: December 13, 2008
Recipient: Cottolengo Filipino Inc.
Profile: Non-Profit Organization (NGO) / Social Services
Cottolengo Filipino is an NGO that cares for orphaned abandoned disabled children. It is accredited by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
Address: Gloria Vista Subd., San Rafael, Montalban (20min from Batasan, Q.C.) Montalban, Rizal
Number of children: 80+
Profile of children under Cottolengo's care: There are 40 orphaned abandoned disabled children with multiple disabilities (physical and/or mental) who live in the center. They also assist 45 poor disabled children from the nearby community.
Proposed project: A Christmas party for children under Cottolengo's care. During the event, we will provide them with food, games and entertainment. A gift for each child will also be given.
What we need: Donations, monetary or in kind. We need toys and books for these children. We are also working on raising funds so we may provide these kids with a computer.
For more information about Cottolengo, please visit their website:
For those who are interested in joining us, please feel free to post a comment here and / or in any of these blogs: