2010: School Supplies and MORE for BES

2010: School Supplies & More for BES

Excited pupils on gift giving day
BES Pupils on Gift Day, 2010

BES pupils who received notepads and other school supplies
Notepads for BES Pupils

BES pupils who received towels

BES pupils who received toothbrushes
BES Pupils with their new toothbrush

BES pupils who received undies
Undies for BES Pupils

Old versus NEW flip flops
Old versus New flip flops




2014 | New Year, New Footwear

January 6, 2014: 210 BES pupils receive a pair of flip flops

A simple wish from the pupils: “tsinelas” for the new year.
Wish granted, with help from the teachers, volunteers, & local vendors.
BES Teachers & Volunteers

Happy feet…
BES Pupils Wearing New Flip Flops 2014

…and happy tummy! FOOD for everybody!
Snacks for BES, January 2014

Best of all, smiley faces!
BES Girls Smiling

2013 | A Box for The Book Bridge

May 2013: The Book Bridge receives a box full of books & supplies

5-18: OC Mix Family Fair.
Children’s book donations and discounts, Philippines’ 1st copies–with autographs!

5-21: Packing Day.
Books donated by Leslie V. Ryan, Author

5-25: Pick-up Day.
A month or so later, the box arrives at The Book Bridge.

THANKS to the following OC Mix Authors:

Alva Sachs, Circus Fever; On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!
*Leslie V. RyanI Am Flippish
MaDonna Waszak, Mason’s Mashed Potato Tree
Papa DidosWhere Did the Floufooze Go?; The Tenth Floor
Ryan AfromskyI Have A Restaurant


2013 | School Supplies & Ice Cream Day

May 17, 2013 | School Supplies & More for BES Pupils

School Uniforms for 93 pupils, Grades 1-6

Sports Equipment & Game Boards for Grades 4-6

To top it off, ice cream for everyone!

*One promising student received donation in the form of groceries for the whole family.

Thanks to the local print shop and creamery!