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In cooperation with Quezon City General Hospital, Beta Sigma Fraternity, and the ABE Movement, the Arnel Pineda Foundation (APF) hosted its first medical mission, Mission of Hope, in Metro Manila, Philippines on January 14 and 16. This all-in-one mission provided basic medical, dental, and vision care services to the poor. With the help of over 250 volunteers including 70 medical doctors, dentists, and optometrists, the Mission of Hope benefited over 8,000 impoverished children and adults. All children were also given meals catered by Tamayo, and families also received assortment of dry foods and canned goods. Toys and other basic necessities were also given at the site.
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On Friday, May 20th, students age 2-12 will run laps to raise money for the needy children in the Philippines. Students at this early stage, some of them pre-schoolers, are made aware about how other people in other countries live, the importance of giving to those less fortunate and learn at an early age that each of them can make a difference. Thank you to Stacey Constantian, President of the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) for choosing OHFH as benefiting partner of this charity event in Orange County.
One Heart for Hope Candidate Raises Money for Aetas Shelter and Free Clinic - Angels of Hope "Straight from the Heart"
FOOTHILL RANCH, CA – September 7, 2011 – Dr. Malou Vales from San Diego, CA took the 2nd place position for Ms. Angels of Hope USA 2012. She is one of the five candidates committed to raise funds to help the poor children in the Philippines. Dr. Vales’ candidacy raised over $21,900 to fund its “Partners in Mission Campaign” with Angels of Hope (AOHUSA). Proceeds raised will benefit the Aeta shelter renovation, Campaign Against Illiteracy, weekly feeding programs for 500 children for two years, free clinic renovation in Tondo and scholarship programs. Dr. Vales, OHFH Officers and its volunteers headed by her fundraising coordinators, Merlita Helms, President of One Heart for Hope; Priscilla Macaraig and Petita Virata from AOHUSA raised funds to reach their goal. OHFH has been a major sponsor and partner of AOHUSA’s annual fundraisers for two years in a row and will continue to collaborate with them on special projects for 2012 serving the needs of indigenous and underprivileged children of the Philippines. This year’s black and white gala event “Straight from the Heart” will be held at Anaheim, CA this Saturday, September 10th highlighting the coronation of Ms. Angels of Hope candidates and Dr. Malou Vales as Miss Faith 2012 with expected attendance of 350 guests. Dr. Vales has committed her charitable efforts to One Heart for Hope when it was formed in 2008 and headed its dental mission in the Philippines in 2010 that served approximately 3,000 patients that needed dental work. She continues to support both organizations to help those in need in the Philippines.
Weekend of Cupcakes and Cool Shades - Adobo Fest
Milpitas, CA– September 4, 2011 – Thank you JSCamins Productions, Pixel Creations, our volunteers and to all our friends & families who visited us this weekend at the Adobo Festival in Milpitas. Celebrating Filipino food and music by talented Filipino artists, this event attract thousands of Filipinos in Milpitas area and its surrounding cities. One Heart for Hope conducted its first marketing and networking campaign and gave away 500 rich and dark chocolate cupcakes and blueberry crumb cake baked by Merlita and Glenda. We also gave away free pairs of One Heart for Hope sunglasses promoting our Facebook page. This local event is our chance to inform other Filipinos what this organization do, introduce our mission, partnership potentials, meet with prospect donors and volunteer opportunities for students. Every hour on the hour, winnerswere picked for a pair of Oakley brand sunglasses such as the limited edition of Frogskins, RayBan and Revo sunglasses. This event is a great networking opportunity for us and hopefully expand our ability to help more through the generous hearts of our fellow Filipinos in the bay area.
Backdrop for Banner by Jarrod Hunt Photography-Australia
Guests at One Heart for Hope Foundation’s (“OHFH”) fundraising event last May 27 at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim were treated more than what they expected. Aside from winning designer sunglasses, Oakley products and watches, they were treated by the appearance of Apl.de.ap, a member of the Grammy-winning group The Black Eyed Peas. Apl shared his inspiring story and the works of the Apl.de.ap Foundation which is similar to OHFH’s mission. He also invited everyone to join his upcoming concert, “Apl.de.ap Takes You to the Philippines – A Celebration of Global Filipino Music” at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on July 8th featuring Apl with members of the Black Eyed Peas – Wil.i.am and Taboo and casts of talented Filipino artists. Finally, he also mentioned a potential collaboration on future projects between the two organizations. His visit concluded with photo ops with OHFH Board members and officers and groups of young volunteers and children from the event. The gala event, entertained by Icons Band, a group of talented impersonators and impressionists that pay tribute to Prince, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Elvis entertained guests with music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and present.
Apl.de.ap Surprises Guests at One Heart for Hope Annual Fundraising Event "Hope Shines Through"
"Hope Shines Through" - May 27, 2012
"Runners for Hope" - Bodega Bar, Santa Monica, CA - November 5, 2012
Nine (9) Southern California running the MALIBU INTERNATIONAL MARATHON to raise funds for 2013 Medical Mission in the Island of Alabat, Quezon, Philippines. Each year, Malibu Marathon attracts athletes from around the world to come together to achieve their athletic goals and raise money for a good cause. Brian Rowe, Hyacynth Nier, Kassandra Shoreland, Jane Hale, Rafael Valdez, Rudy Grimaldo, Sara Frisch, Shawn Nier, Tila Hanthaley, and Toni Robinson held an auction fundraising party for 130 people at the Bodega Wine Bar, Sta. Monica to reach their goal of $15,000 to help 500+ children and families in the Philippines. The runners reached their goals 2 days before the day of the marathon!
"Rock Gala for Hope" - Santa Ana, CA - May 26, 2013
Celebrating our Five Years of Giving. 292 guests attended the sold out rock gala. Over 80 donated items were auctioned off and amazing prizes such as trips anywhere in the world, Ipad Mini, Oakley watch were given away to lucky winners. Another fantastic evening from a fantastic group of people. We are so very grateful. Your support over the last five years inspired us to work harder. We've touched many lives because of YOU! Thanks for joining our rock gala and see you again next year!
10-year Anniversary Benefit Gala - May 26, 2018
"Masquerade Gala 2014 - An Evening of HOPE and CHANGE" - Santa Ana, CA - June 7, 2014
What an incredible evening of colors, glitter and disguise! The One Heart for Hope Masquerade Gala turned out to be one of our most successful fundraising events ever. The event started with cocktails and hor d' oeuvres and guests were welcomed with a musical performance of “Masquerade” from the Phantom of the Opera by talented volunteer students from the Mater Dei High School Theater Arts Production. They also performed the incredible song “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen and other popular Broadway hits. Raven Alanes (age 8) showcased her winning dance number “Single Ladies” that left us breathless, and Claudine Victoria captivated the audience with her rendition of “'I Dreamed A Dream” from Les Miserables.
330 people attended the gala and most arrived with their colorful masquerade gowns and masks, including our special guest, 2014 Winter Olympian Michael Martinez, disguised as the Phantom of the Opera. The live band “Off the Cuff” kept the guests entertained and danced the night away with their energetic stage presence. Guests were interviewed by Hollywood TV host, Bryce Christian and Steve Angeles from ABS-CBN, who covered the entire event. Over 80 donated designer items were auctioned that evening and prizes such as an Oakley Minute Machine watch, Chanel eyewear, IPad Air, Kindle Fire, Bose Sound Dock, Prada, Kate Spade, and Coach bags, hotel nights from Viceroy Hotels, Line and Omni Resorts, vacation package, etc. were given away as prizes. One of the major sponsors, LBC, also distributed giveaways to all attendees.
Hats off to all our volunteers, coordinators, event committee members, Luz Miller (event chairman), officers and board members who have worked very hard since January to make this fundraising event a huge success.
The evening’s theme was hope and change--that a better future for the poor is attainable and possible. We THANK YOU for your generosity. YOU are a huge part of our success and when so many of us put all our efforts and resources together, we can make a difference, give hope and change lives!
"An Evening of Hope and Change" Roaring 20's Gala, Newport News, VA - March 28, 2015
Roaring 20's Golden Age of Old Hollywood Gala, Irvine CA - May 24, 2015
The continuing support of friends from Virginia makes our work possible. Thank you to “Friends of One Heart for Hope” its organizers, volunteers, donors and their friends and families for the very successful event. The gala “An Evening of Hope and Change” was held at Newport News, Virginia last March 28, 2015 with its proceeds to support OHFH's education programs and livelihood to transform lives for a better future.
One Heart for Hope had its annual gala at Irvine Marriott, CA. The event was a fantastic success. 283 guests joined us for an evening of glamour and glitz of Roaring 20’s/old Hollywood theme.
The evening was filled with great entertainers, prizes and giveaways for everyone. Over 80 donated items were auctioned such as brand name eyewears, purses, jewelry collections, dining and five-star hotels nights. Thank you to all who joined and supported us, our corporate and individual donors, new supporters, entertainers, auction and event volunteers, photographers, giving partners, friends and family. Heartfelt thanks to all of you from OHFH. We are grateful for your generosity and we now feel a great responsibility to use your donations as efficiently as possible!
Evening of "Giving Back" - One Heart for Hope Annual Gala - May 21, 2016 - Another special evening to remember with great friends, families, supporters, volunteers, performers and awesome donors!
Thanks to all our Corporate Sponsors – Applied Medical Company; Cervello Technologies; Bonita Art of Aesthetic Dentistry; Boeing; Priority Hospice; Friends of One Heart for Hope; Rowland SNF; Premier Medical Transport; Progresso Foundation; One Hope Winery; Premier Protein Brands; and Brown Consulting.
Corporate Donors - Law Office of Allweiss & McMurtry; TRL Insurance; Lourdes Villanueva, D.D.S.; Family Care Associates; Oliver Peoples; Oakley, Inc.; Ilori; Line Hotel; Erwin Hotel; Viceroy Santa Monica; Veggie Grill World; L*Space; PJ Harlow; Zio Fraedo; and LBC.
Thank you to all the volunteers and coordinators especially to the following: The Auction Committee and Volunteers headed by Abbyriegel Berlin Krogman Dario and Beth Juco; Security Staff - headed by Jimmy Juco and his team; Overall Chairman - Luz Miller; Photographers– Jho Bule and Dondee Quincena; Entertainment by: Kevin Laurence; Claudine Victoria, Janay Quincena, Candice Victoria, Noreen Barlin Miller, Donovan Alanes, Alexis Castro, Zakk, David, and Raven Alanes; Emcee – Joe Alanes and Bebe CayetanoClaudio; DJ – by DJ Wilson - Wilson Aquino; Lights – Jun Alcantara; Flowers and Centerpieces - Teresita Victoria; Raffle and Door Prizes - Glenda Bonifacio Bule, Rosemarie Roque, Lyna Tiu
The evening’s theme was “Broadway Musicals” with songs performed by Joanna Cuadro (“Part of Your World” from Little Mermaid), a talented student from Mater Dei, Kalusha ( song from Grease), newly discovered talent of Ana Rosaldo (songs during Cocktails), Raven Alanes ( contemporary dance – music from Hamilton), Lisa-Marie Stramaglia, classical soprano artist (songs from West Side Story, Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera), Nick Palance, Singer, songwriter, musician, actor, hailed by critics as The American Andrea Bocelli (songs from The Phantom of the Opera, songs from Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban’s hits). Everyone was amazed and truly enjoyed the mini-concert. Our huge thanks to our raffle prize sponsors – Edwards Travel ( 3-4 Day Royal Caribbean Cruise for 2); Dave and Dr. Malou Vales for the AppleWatch, Beth and June Luna for the Bose Bluetooth speakers, and all the donors of our door and consolation prizes. To our Platinum Event Sponsors – SALAV North America, Applied Medical, Premier Medical Transport, The Rowland SNF, Priority Hospice, Byron and Mary Ann Garcia, Vales Family, Jose and Vivian Pahati, Abesamis Family, Nelia Banaria and Dionisio Lazaro; Our Gold Sponsors – Rosemarie Roque and Irineo Bernardo, and Ami Nakagiri; Silver Sponsor – Law Offices of Allweiss and McMurtry; and to all the individual donors who has been supporting us since 2008, YOU made our 10years possible. Because of you many dreams were fulfilled and many lives were transformed.
NOTE: Charities including One Heart for Hope are finding it more difficult to effectively raise money due to health concerns, regulations and mandates that make it unsafe to host in-person fundraising events like dinner galas and gatherings. We have suspended all fundraising events since 2019. We have revised our donation strategies during the pandemic by sending donors solicitation letters for us to support our scholarship, education, emergency disaster relief, and necessities projects. We thank you for your continued support during this time of financial uncertainties.