Early February, several volunteers from Gawad Kalinga (GK) Canada and GK Australia found their way to the Kusina ng Kalinga kitchen in Alang-Alang Central School, Leyte. United in their goal to help end hunger and poverty for thousands of kids, these volunteers worked side by side with our kitchen staff and volunteers, even if it meant waking up early and chopping more onions than they have seen in their life.
One such volunteer is Brian Morales from GK Canada. Last year, Brian helped raise funds for Kusina ng Kalinga through the Skoll Social Entrepreneurs Challenge. As a Skoll fundraising champion, he rallied friends and family to support the cause. At the end of the challenge, he was able to raise $3,130, which is enough to feed more than 1 class for an entire year.
Brian wanted to make his experience more personal, so he flew all the way to Leyte to help with the kitchen and interact with the children.
Raising the Funds
Brian’s Kusina ng Kalinga journey began with raising the funds. He put up his own fundraising page in the Skoll Social Entrepreneur’s challenge, but he also came up with creative ways to encourage his network to give
Visit his Facebook page here or watch his video below.
GIVE LOVE and I PAY FOR YOUR FLIGHT!
Watch this video and learn how you can end hunger and win your chance to fly in the Philippines for FREE! (Open to any resident in The Philippines)This past January I visited Leyte to visit the Kusina Ng Kalinga, GK's anti-poverty campaign to END HUNGER! You can follow the incredible experience on the Gawad Kalinga (Official Page)and website: http://gk1world.com/brianmoWe're racing to help 143 kids and I need your help!1- Donate via the GK website2- Share this video and tag 3 of your friends. Don't forget to include the #LoveMeansWalangIwanan so we can add you to the draw!Let's send some "I LOVE YOU" gifts to 143 kids this week! #LoveMeansWalangIwanan!
Posted by Brian Mo on Monday, March 9, 2015