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With a growing number of advocates in the country, Canada has established strong partnerships with its government and gained support from companies, families and organizations allowing them to build 82 GK villages to date. They have raised funds through various initiatives such as the Annual GK Walk participated in by dedicated volunteers. 


Established

October 6, 2010

Charitable Registration

8415 83917 RR0001

Country Head

Alfredo Pacis

Email

info@gk1canada.com

Contact No.

647.869.1808

Mailing Address

PO Box 37039 Roseborough
PO Mississauga, ON L5V 1N3

Website

www.gk1canada.com

Tax Exemption

Charity receipts are available for donations $20 and more. GK Canada processes receipts once a year in January.










Gawad Kalinga USA, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is the lead partner organization of the Gawad Kalinga global community and its mission partners in creating a sustainable template to end poverty. Through the years, it has supported the Gawad Kalinga movement by raising awareness, sharing expertise, and generating resources.


Established

2010

Tax ID No.

35-2361640

Country Head

Dr. Jose Raffinan, Jr.

Executive Director

Maricel Villanueva
maricel@gk-usa.org

Partners Services

Mher Amante
mher@gk-usa.org

Program Services

Eleanor Figueroa
eleanor@gk-usa.org

Mailing Address

14241 E Firestone Blvd.
Ste. 400, La Mirada, CA 90638

Website

www.gk-usa.org

Tax Exemption

Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent provided by IRS guidelines and regulations. Please consult your tax adviser. 


NGOSource: As part of its efforts to establish global credibility, GK has completed the Equivalency Determination ("ED") process and is now established as the equivalent of a US public charity to  facilitate funding from US grantmakers. In partnership with Skoll Fund, GK worked on the ED process with NGOSource, a project of the Council on Foundations and Techsoup Global that helps US grantmakers streamline their international giving 





22 families displaced by Haiyan receive homes courtesy of Build a Shelter project


"The Build A Shelter Project (BASP), a community-based and Consulate-led initiative aimed at building more than a hundred houses in four villages in Eastern Samar and Leyte in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan."



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A World Without Borders: U.S. Marine Visits Philippine Village Named After His Father


"U.S. Marine Capt. Sean McCool visits the USN Commander Willie McCool Gawad Kalinga village in the Philippines, named after his father, William C. McCool, for the first time, April 29."





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Ambassador Thornley's Speech at the GK Global Summit 2012


"It’s not corporate social responsibility. Let’s not say that. It’s not aid, it’s not charity, it’s investing in our collective future. It’s helping a country that should be taking its rightful place in the international community. And the Philippines is getting there – much more quickly than people would’ve thought."


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