The JDVSF Meets with the Archbishop of Manila

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His Eminence, Cardinal Rosales, the Archbishop of Manila, received Chairwoman Lizelle Salvador and Treasurer Hugo Banziger on the 21 May 2010 to discuss progress and further projects of The John …

2009 London Benefit

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In October 2009, the John D.V. Salvador Foundation held its annual fund-raising event at No 5, a private club in Cavendish Square, in London’s Mayfair District. More than 120 JDVSF …

Special Report on Flooding

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, October 2009 Special Report from St. Martin de Porres An average month’s worth of rain fell on the Greater Manila area this past …

Community Spirit at SMDP

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, July 2009 MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK AND STRONG WALLS Because the children of St. Martin de Porres (SMDP) are now living in …

Summer at SMDP

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, June 2009 Summer at St. Martin de Porres In some quarters, summer is synonymous with a long lazy antidote to the hectic school-year …

Community Update

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, April 2008 2009: Giving Thanks and Moving Ahead 2009 is off to a promising start at Saint Martin de Porres (SMDP). Now 88 …

Travel Auction

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London, July 2008 Philanthropists Without Borders: Friends of JDVSF Make the July Travel Auction a Success Since the John D.V. Salvador Foundation was founded, friends of the organization have distinguished …

Cottage Living

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, April 2008 Cottage Living The construction of two cottages is giving the girls of St. Martin a valuable opportunity to live as families …

New Year’s Update

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, January 2008 Building A New Future The new year kicks off at St. Martin with construction proceeding apace. With the first of two …

Building the Children’s Village

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, October 2007 Building The Village In September important progress was made toward transforming the St. Martin de Porres home for street children into …

Summer Holidays at St. Martin de Porres

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, July 2007 A Rich, Rewarding Summer Holiday June dawned with the children of St. Martin de Porres (SMDP) winding up the fun and …

Wine Tasting Auction & Spring Gala

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London, May 2007: A TASTE FOR GIVING JDVSF Spring Gala and Wine-Tasting Auction The John D.V. Salvador Foundation took a fresh approach to fund-raising for the St. Martin De Porres …

JDVSF Board Members Visit & Celebrate

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, March 2007: Hope Springs Eternal: At St. Martin, JDVSF visitors find new growth everywhere Perhaps the cruelest tragedy that befalls children who live …

Self-sustaining Agriculture Develops

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, March 2007: Cultivating New Life: The children take to living off the land-not the streets On the streets, the children of St. Martin …

Benefit concerts and other project updates

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, September 2006: Giving to the Sound of Music As we approach the one-year mark of fundraising for the St. Martin Children’s Village, the …

Construction progress reaches the 2nd story

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, August 2006: Within these Walls a New Future Beckons The conclusion of summer saw the two-story walls rapidly rising on the boys’ dormitory. …

The Boys’ Dorm takes shape

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, July 2006: Building Blocks of a Bright Future-and a Good Night’s Sleep For the boys of SMDP, who’ve been sleeping on bunk beds …

The steel foundation is laid

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St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, June 2006: The laying of the steel foundation for the future boys’ dormitory and a visit from KPMG’s auditors marked the beginning of …