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NOTICE OF ADDRESS CHANGE

July 03, 2015 - Friday

PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2015, OUR MAILING ADDRESS HAS CHANGED TO:

PO BOX 37039 ROSEBOROUGH PO
MISSISSAUGA, ON L5V 1N3 read more

GKC welcomes President Aquino to Canada

May 12, 2015 - Tuesday
Location: 
Toronto
GK Canada joined the Filipino-Canadian community in Toronto in welcoming President Aquino during his first State visit to Canada on May 7-9, 2015, on the invitation of Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
 
Go here for more information on the successful State visit of President Aquino. 
 
The Filipino-Canadian community reception at Roy Thomson Hall in 60 Simcoe St., Toronto was organized by the Office of Prime Minister Harper and facilitated by the Philippine Consulate Office through Ambassador Junever Mahilum West who is now based in Jordan. 
 
Filipino-Canadian Senator Tobias Enverga was emcee at the event. Minister Jason Kenny of the Ministry of Multiculturalism and Ministry of Defense, and Minister Joe Oliver of the Ministry of Finance also joined the Filipino-Canadian community reception.*
 
 
Senator Tobias Enverga with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and President Benigno Aquino III.
(Photo courtesy of Sen. Enverga’s Facebook page).*

115 GKC-Funded Build To Be Completed In June, 2015

February 09, 2015 - Monday
Location: 
Toronto

Gawad Kalinga Canada wishes to thank its donors for its continued support. Your compassion is helping GK realize its vision to end poverty for 5 million Filipino families in 2024. Your donations are now funding the construction of 115 houses for poor families in different provinces in the Philippines including Leyte and Davao which have been impacted by typhoons Haiyan and Pablo. These housing projects are expected to be completed this year.

Your donations are also funding a food livelihood processing program in Los Banos, Laguna and the provision of potable water and a community store in GK Sea Breeze, in Misamis Oriental. The livelihood program was 95% complete as of Jan. 15, 2015. Meanwhile, the potable water and community store projects are set to be completed in April, this year.

The following is a breakdown of the different housing projects targeted for completion this year.  Some of the sites have a brief overview and photos.  You can view them by clicking on the name of the build site.

PROJECT BUILD SITE TARGET COMPLETION DATE
6 homes and septic tanks GK Maguikay and GK San Miguel,   
  Mandaue Cebu  March 15, 2015
40 houses & village markers  GK Canmamotong, Palo, Leyte June 30, 2015
60 houses & village markers GK Isabel, Isabel, Leyte   June 30, 2015
6 houses  GK Saladmaster, Pototan, Iloilo  Feb. 15, 2015
3 houses GK Cateel, Cateel, Davao Oriental  May 30, 2015

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Thank You For Giving!

January 29, 2015 - Thursday
Location: 
Toronto

Thank you for giving!

You made a GREAT difference.

We couldn’t have done it without you!

Your generosity has helped in the realization of various GKC projects in the Philippines. Your compassion has hastened the rehabilitation and rebuilding process of the lives of those impacted by typhoon Haiyan. On behalf of the Filipino people whose lives you’ve touched in the most positive and beautiful ways, we are expressing our sincerest gratitude.  read more

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