March 23, 2014

ANAK is an ABS-CBN Bayaning Pilipino Award finalist!

ANAK members and volunteer mentors with Albert Mendoza (third from left) of
ABS-CBN Gawad Geny Lopez Jr. Bayaning Pilipino Awards
ANAK is honoured to be a finalist for the ABS-CBN Gawad Geny Lopez Jr. Global Bayaning Pilipino Award! It is one of 2 Canadian organizations (and 9 organizations from the United States) to make the cut. The group hosted Mr. Albert Mendoza of the Ugat Foundation and ABS-CBN this past weekend in Winnipeg to introduce ANAK's work in the community.

The Global Pilipino award is awarded to organizations/individuals who demonstrate:
  1. Measurable impact: scope and number of beneficiaries with known effective results;
  2. Highlight the value of unity/PAGKAKAISA
  3. Focused on service and/or an issue (poverty, health, education, etc) as felt either in your respective country or in the Philippines;
  4. Transcend regionalism/parochialism;
  5. Participatory/people-oriented leadership;
  6. Promote Filipino values and culture and Filipino heritage. 
The award gala will take place in San Francisco, California in April.