2010: School Supplies & More for BES
Excited pupils on gift giving day
BES pupils who received notepads and other school supplies
BES pupils who received towels
BES pupils who received toothbrushes
BES pupils who received undies
Old versus NEW flip flops
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.
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. Ryan, I Am Flippish
MaDonna Waszak, Mason’s Mashed Potato Tree
Papa Didos, Where Did the Floufooze Go?; The Tenth Floor
Ryan Afromsky, I Have A Restaurant
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!
March-May 2012: 5 Steps to Send a Balikbayan Box to the Philippines
Step 1: Gather all the items
Step 2: Fit everything into a sturdy box
Step 3: Put the finishing touches: tape every edge & write the To/From info
Step 4: Schedule a pick-up
Step 5: Confirm receipt
June 23, 2008: BES Pupils receive “tsinelas”
A pair of flip flops…
…is enough to make these children smile!