STA. FE, Leyte-- MORE than a thousand barefoot kids and children in tattered shoes and worn out slippers marched toward the expansive school grounds of the Sta. Fe Central School, the biggest school in this district, last Tuesday morning, they diligently fell in line behind designated scouts who carried their special “numbers.”
Unmindful of the searing pre-noon heat, the students came from the 17 schools of Sta. Fe who were chosen to receive premium slip-ons from Skechers donated through Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines.
It’s Christmas all over again!
It felt like Christmas all over again as PLDT sent 4,000 bags of gifts, called Sack O’ Joy, for distribution to child survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda in the Visayas, through the efforts of Operation Blessing.
The kids patiently waited in line during the gift distribution and they were overjoyed upon opening their gift bags containing a pair of slippers, a coloring book, and a toy.
To carry on with its mission of transforming lives, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, in partnership with the Visayas Chapter of the Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology and Western Visayas Medical Center, held a Cataract Surgical Mission on recently in Iloilo.
Anne S. Tiangco, Senior Writer-Editor
OPERATION Blessing Foundation Philippines, the humanitarian arm of CBN Asia, has now served over 116,000 survivors of super typhoon Yolanda in its continued relief and rehabilitation efforts, medical missions, trauma counseling and listening ministry.
Partnering with different local and international organizations, Operation Blessing has successfully reached survivors in the remotest areas severely battered by Yolanda.
Anne S. Tiangco
THEIR branch in Tacloban was completely wiped out by super typhoon Yolanda and their stocks and cash register looted in the aftermath of the world’s strongest typhoon in recent history.
But that did not stop global beauty brand The Body Shop from doing its own share in helping out the survivors of this tragedy.
Disaster Relief – Virginia Beach, VA
Operation Blessing (OB) is seeking a Deployment Manager to provide leadership and management for field staff and operations during disasters. They also will assist with the development of programs and manage new projects within disaster relief team.
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
· Working knowledge of disaster relief deployment logistics and protocols
· Strong working knowledge of demolition and re-construction