EVENT DATE: May 01, 2013
My name is Ryan Cain , I'm a local calgarian who has become deeply interested and responsible for leading a mission in the Philippines in the fall of 2013. Over the past year many stories and information regarding the poverty and lack of education for children and young women in the Philippines has been discussed and presented to me through families and friends who have immigrated to Canada from they're homeland. Many children live in impoverished and dysfunctional homes, and many dont even have a home. Growing up in the city of Calgary has been a blessing with a healthy quality of life and opportunities we have been granted. I myself have been involved in the organization of many community events and programs for artists, children and associates from different agencies. My intention is clear with my fundraising initiative which I wish to help with my travel, time and donation to the Visayns volunteer organization which is a non-government and non-profit company located in Tacloban City, Philippines. I have been in contact with the organization and they are aware of the efforts I will be making in my city this summer to enable myself to contribute my time and help to the children and women in this poverty stricken city. I've decided to commit my fundraising drive to part time hours (evenings/weekends) and only ask for a suggested donation of $2.00 canadian per household or persons. Each pledge will be documented and contributors will receive personal email with information to follow and support my mission this fall.