Galing Foundation, Inc.

is a non profit 501 (c) 3 tax exempt charitable organization registered in the State of Georgia

GFI assists in providing quality educational resources to underserved public schools, libraries and day care centers.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Galing Foundation, Inc. announces its nomination process to award a student for its 4th Youth Leadership Award

2010 Youth Leadership Award Nomination

Galing Foundation, Inc. is a public not for profit 501 © 3 tax exempt charitable organization initiated in May of 2005. It is committed to offer informational and educational programs through community partnerships as well as promoting the importance of functional and English literacy in rural areas of the Philippines as the foundation for future development, working towards awareness on global citizenry thereby provides educational resources to Filipino indigent children in public schools, libraries and day care centers.

You yourself must be an example to them by doing good works of every kind. – Titus 2:7
Train up a child the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not depart from it. – Proverbs 22:6

Galing Foundation, Inc. announces its nomination process to award a student for its 4th Youth Leadership Award:

In partnership with the office of the Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Atlanta, GFI promotes the importance of volunteerism, active engagement and commitment among the youth, in charitable organizations that benefits the community and beyond for a common good.

The Honorees
2009 – Joanne Kelly Utt of Senoia, GA
2008 - Janice Alcalde of Chamblee, GA
2007 – Omar Ragheb of Atlanta, GA

Selection Guidelines
The Galing Foundation, Inc. Board and its designee will select one student from age 6-17 years old.

The student must be from the Filipino community whom you think have made valuable contributions to the school and community in the state of Georgia.

Nominations may come from a resident of Georgia nominating a student of Filipino heritage attending a school in the state of Georgia. The nomination must be in writing and must be mailed (electronically or via postal service) to Galing Foundation, Inc. by no later than November 18, 2010.

I. Selection: A selection committee composed of 3 distinguished members serving in the state of Georgia will make the final selection.

II. Criteria for selection will be based on the following:
A. Academic Excellence: Each nominee shall provide proof of academic achievement as well as active involvement in extra-curricular activities of the school.

B. Community Service: Willingly contributes his/her time and resources to schools and charitable organizations benefiting communities in need.

C. Leadership: Demonstrates self initiative and commitment in promoting educational and charitable activities.

D. Character: Demonstrates genuine concern for others. Sets a positive example for youth to emulate and displays an exemplary disposition towards others.

AwardThe honoree will receive an award of recognition from The office of Philippine Honorary Consulate General & the Board of Galing Foundation, Inc. and a minimum of $400 U.S. savings bond

Announcement of winner will be made by December 1, 2010 through GFI blog and its media partners.

The Awards dinner will be held on Friday, December 3, 2010 at 6pm at: Canton House
(4825 Buford Hwy., Chamblee, GA 30341)


2010 GFI Youth Leadership Award

Complete Name: ______________________________________________________________

Complete Address: ____________________________________________________________

City_________________________________ GA Zip Code: _________________________

Date: __________________

Please provide a rationale in each area why this person has been nominated.

A. Academic Excellence:

B. Community Service:

C. Leadership:

D. Character:

Submitted by:
Tel. No.:
Email Address:
Upon completion of this form, please email it to: or
mail it to: Galing Foundation, Inc. 1050 Wilde Run Court Roswell, GA 30075

For further inquiries, please call: Ana Blackburn, GFI Program Director at 404-925-2639

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