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.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Volunteer Opportunity on Friday, June 3 at Queen of Angels Catholic School

Sue Van Rooyen, Media Specialist and Maureen Harkins, Media Assistant

Galing Foundation, Inc. seeks volunteers to help collect, pack, load and ship book donation from Queen of Angels Catholic School in Roswell (11340 Woodstock Road Roswell, GA 30075) on Friday, June 3, 2016 (10am-12noon).
To sign-up or for more information, please email: or visit us on Facebook
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Through its 10-year long partnership the educational books are made available to children of South Cotabato and Sarangani Province in Mindanao. "It gives us great pleasure and great delight to help young upcoming readers in the hopes of making them fluent in English and become lifelong readers and lovers of books."- S. Van Rooyen
Mission & Philosophy:
Queen of Angels Catholic School is Christ centered, and it is our goal to live according to God's will and the teachings of Jesus, with the power of the Holy Spirit, as we meet the spiritual, academic, social and emotional needs of each student.

We respect each other, our school, and our community and we work together to make Queen of Angels Catholic School a safe place to learn and grow.

GFI wish to thank the families of Queen of Angels, Sue Van Rooyen (Media Specialist), Maureen Harkins ( Media Assistant), Julie Smith (Curriculum Director)and Sandra Spaeth (Administrative)
Please click on link to learn more about GFI Mindanao Outreach.


Tuesday, May 24, 2016

More educational resources are shipped to Mindanao

February 12, 2016

A big thank you to Cross of Life Lutheran Church, Queen of Angels and friends of Galing Foundation, Inc. for their continued support for the Filipino children of Mindanao in Sarangani Province and South Cotabato.  Educational materials contained in GFI Box ID no. 286 were continuously donated by members of the church, school and community bringing the much needed support to the children raising awareness on the value of literacy. 

Special thanks to GFI Mindanao Outreach volunteers coordinated by Arjho C. Turner, Jocelyn Robles and partner organizations.  For more information please click on and

CBDA utilized grant award of $500 for laboratory apparatus and sports equipment

Dr. Carol Woodley
Dr. Carol Woodley, School Administrator of Cornerstone Baptist Deaf Academy in Tarlac expresses their sincere gratitude to Galing Foundation, Inc. supporters for awarding the school $500 grant in October 13, 2015.  The grant received was utilized to purchase laboratory apparatus and sports equipments to be used by students of Cornerstone Baptist Deaf Academy.  CBDA is committed to improve students learning competencies and thereby increasing school standards.  

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Dr. Joel Aquino on the successful 2015 pilot Science workshop and his hope for future collaboration

Dr. Joel Aquino Grant Award in Atlanta

Mindanao Recognition
Dr. Aquino with Filipino Teachers in Mindanao

Atlanta, GA-Multi-awarded Filipino-American teacher Dr. Joel Aquino received a $500 grant on May 25, 2015 to conduct a pilot Science workshop for high school teachers in Mindanao.  The grant award is to support Aquino's initiative in bringing valuable educational volunteer service to benefit the Indigenous Cultural Communities (ICCs) in Mindanao in line with the foundation's Library Development and Educational Resource Assistance program.  The grant was made possible through the generosity of Cross of Life Lutheran Church, Galing Foundation friends and Combined Federal Campaign donors

Aquino teaches cross disciplines in Physics, Physical Science, Earth Systems and Geology in high school, college and graduate-level programs.  He teaches at Hall County Schools/University of North GA/Piedmont College and has received local, state and national awards. 

The workshop in Mindanao was a project made possible in partnership with the Provincial Government of Sarangani thru the Sulong Karunungan Program of Governor Steve Solon, the Schools Division of Sarangani Province and Galing Foundation, Inc. Mindanao Outreach.

Dr. Joel Aquino talks about the success of the GFI Mindanao 2015 pilot Science workshop reaching out to several Filipino teachers in Mindanao and his vision for Filipino American teachers in Atlanta.  Click here