Kiki & Lala

A Yearly Christmas Party!

Posted on: December 3, 2009

It’s almost time for Pinugay Elementary School’s annual Christmas Party! It will be held the morning of December 17th 2009 to be precise.

The school is situated in the mountains of Pinugay in Tanay, Rizal – a rural area about 3 hours from Metro Manila where people rarely have enough to get by. It’s become a tradition for the LittleTwinClan to throw the kids a party at Christmas and there’s no doubt it’s something the students look forward to.

Tiny tots with their eyes all aglow...

The party is usually a simple affair. Last year, the teachers facilitated the games and the kids had a marvelous time. (It really doesn’t take much!) Aside from the fun, each student takes come a goody bag and in the past, thanks to donations from generous friends, we were able to stuff the bags with loot like:

– rice
– coffee (for the parents!)
– sugar
– canned goods
– evaporated milk
– shampoo
– soap
– toothbrushes
– toothpaste

For the game prizes, we usually have the following ready to hand out as soon as a game ends:

– toys (new or old but working)
– pencils / crayons
– coloring books
– reading books

LittleTwinAte was game to hand out prizes last year.

Here’s hoping that we don’t just replicate what we did last year but outdo it ๐Ÿ™‚
Donations in cash and kind are welcome. The items listed above are what we suggest but donors may have better ideas and can give what they like. Cash donations will likely be used to buy rice.

So to all our dear friends and readers from near and far, please spread some of that Christmas cheer to the little corner of the world known as the Pinugay Elementary School. There are at least 120 kids we need to treat – not to mention their younger siblings who aren’t in school yet but come to join the fun.

Do please click away on the “donate” button on the right. The Kiki & Lala Blog will post an accounting of how your precious donations were spent just as we did for the typhoon victims. Thank you in advance for opening your hearts and pockets!!



2 Responses to "A Yearly Christmas Party!"

Hi Ria,

I will donate 1,000 pesos. Unfortunately I will not be in Manila on Dec 17 (my birthday) as I will be in Bohol with my friends.

Would have loved spending my birthday with the kids.

thanks so much for your donation.
it will really go a long way.
i’ll get in touch with you next week ๐Ÿ™‚
advanced happy birthday!!

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