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.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

We truly value their partnership in educating our deaf students.- Dr. Carol Woodley

"We truly value their partnership in educating our deaf students." - Dr. Carol Woodley

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

GFI ships box no. 260 to Cornerstone Baptist Deaf Academy in Tarlac

February 24, 2015
Roswell, Ga - GFI ships box no. 260 to Cornerstone Baptist Deaf Academy in Tarlac. 
Thank you to Myleene Santana and family, Lauren & Melissa Luetgers and members of Cross of Life Lutheran church for donating to Galing Foundation books, school supplies, kitchen tools and for funding the shipment to support Cornerstone Baptist Deaf Academy in Tarlac.
Special thanks to Gloria Enriquez (404 578-0708) for the door-to-door Balik Bayan shipping service based in Roswell, GA.

Feb. 5, 2015: A Message from Pastor Chris Woodley of CBDA

Feb. 5, 2015: Dunwoody, GA - A message from Pastor Chris Woodley of CBDA (Cornerstone Baptist Deaf Academy), a GFI LDERA partner.

Feb. 4, 2015: Dr. Carol Woodley of CBDA accepts $500 store gift card for deaf students in Tarlac

February 4, 2015
Dunwoody, Ga.  - Dr. Carol Woodley, school administrator of Cornerstone Baptist Deaf Academy, a GFI LDERA recipient accepts $500 store gift card made possible through the generosity of Cross of Life Lutheran Church and its Social Concerns Ministry for purchase of baking tools needed by deaf students.  "We are glad to report to you that the deaf students of Cornerstone Baptist Deaf Academy (CBDA) are engaged in the livelihood projects such as cooking and baking.  What started out as a classroom project in "Home Economics" has evolved into Income Generating (IGP).  It is for these livelihood projects that we would like to request Galing Foundation to donate cooking, baking equipment and utensils to help the deaf students."  - Woodley
According to Dr. Woodley, the idea of a sustainable livelihood project such as "bake sale" will be used to subsidize the daily needs such as transportation, toiletries and personal needs of older students in which provides them a sense of fulfillment as they become productive citizens of the community. 
Dr. Carol Woodley (center) with CBDA students and their baked goods



Thursday, February 05, 2015

Open Thank You Letter: 8th Youth Leadership Award and Filipino American Teachers in Georgia Appreciation Ceremony

February 5, 2015

Dear Great Friends:

On behalf of the board, volunteers and recipients of Galing Foundation, Inc. and in cooperation with the Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Atlanta, we would like to thank you for taking the time in joining us last Friday, January 30th to honor and recognize  Youth Leaders-Irene Bhuiyan, Julia Dorotea Ticsay Lopez and Lee Wilkes II and Filipino American Teachers in Georgia - Ressurrection Artley, Joel Aquino, Ph.D., Joy Arellano James, Menchu Lim, Virgilio Lim, Gladys P. Piper, Raquel Rimpola, Ph.D., Marissa Rondina, Toni Samuelu, and Maria Vandermey for their outstanding contribution to the community. 

Since 2007, YLA (Youth Leadership Award) is a program in partnership with the Philippine Honorary Consulate and the Filipino community to promote the importance of leadership and voluntarism.  We believe that a concerted effort in recognizing distinguished Filipino American community members for all the good works that they have done and continue to do serve as an inspiration to all of us. 

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our sponsors: UPS, Estrella Cramer, Drs. Abelardo and Zeny Magat, Pam Peterman, Dr. and Mrs. Romeo Baccay, Dr. Cecile Bregman, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Cantilang, Marilyn Doromal, Makabayan GA, Inc., James McSweeney, Didi O'Connor/Harry Norman Realto, Eleanor Pascual and committee members: Tristin Glaze, TJ Blackburn, Jeff Blackburn, Elizabeth Coronell, Melissa Luetgers, Lauren Luetgers, Bernadette Manaois, Grace Ragheb, Shereen Ragheb, Jane Rolen, Mary Stachowiak, Tricia Sung/APAHS, Arjho Turner and Bernard Turner, and participants: Janice Alcalde, Cassandra Ammons, Brandon Cantilang, Jordan Moratin, Ralph O'Connor, Ph.D., and all who made the event possible.

The award ceremony was a success due to great partners like you.  We hope that you have enjoyed a memorable evening of fellowship and we look forward to continue serving with you.   

Again, we thank you at Mabuhay po sa inyong lahat!


Toni Luetgers                                                                  Ana Blackburn

Executive Director                                                          Program Director

Galing Foundation, Inc.                                                  Galing Foundation, Inc.

cc: Office of the Philippine Honorary Consulate General in Atlanta