... our newly re-designed PAMAS web site. Here we will post information about upcoming events, news and photos from past events, and links to other Phil-Am sites. Photos are from various sources.
PAMANA to Hold Christmas Party This Weekend
This Saturday Evening December 14, 2013, the Philippine-American Mainstream Advocacy For Non-Partisan Associations, Inc, (PAMANA) will hold their annual Christmas Party at the VFW Post 2498, 20 Junction St, Needham, MA, beginning 6:30 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under (age 5 and under are free). There is limited seating, and you must make reservations to attend! For reservation information see the PAMANA Facebook page.
PAMAS Board Members Represent the Philippines at Quincy Fund Raiser for Victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan
Saturday evening December 7, 2013, the executive members of PAMAS were invited to appear at a fund raiser for victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan. The fund raising dinner was held at the China Pearl Restaurant in Quincy. It was organized by author and activist Tran Trung Dao, and was attended and supported by over 600 members of the Vietnamese community of Massachusetts. PAMAS President Lidy Chan was invited to speak, giving an update on the current situation in the Visayas. She highlighted the fundraising and collection efforts of PAMAS, and thanked the Vietnamese community for their generous support of the Philippines in its time of desperate need. There was also an auction of donated art. All proceeds from the night were dedicated to relief operations in the Visayas.
Click here to see our photo album of the event or go to our Facebook page.
The Pilipino-American Association of New England would like to thank all who came out to the China Pearl Restaurant on Saturday night in support of Typhoon Haiyan victims. We would like to give a special thanks to Mr. Tran Trung Dao and his friends who organized this fund raiser. The Vietnamese community was very generous in both their time and donations, and we are grateful for the outpouring of support to the people of the Central Philippines in this time of need.
PAMAS Members and Friends Gather to Help the Victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan
On Friday afternoon November 29, 2013, over 30 PAMAS members and friends gathered at the Easton home of new board member Brad Nathan to pack donated food, clothing, and toiletries for shipment to the Visayas to help the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan. These items were donated at various collection areas, including the State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, and the United Methodist Church, 1886 Washington St., South Walpole. Food and clothing from a donation drive in South Attleboro was also delivered and packed by our volunteers, for shipment to distribution points in Cebu, Iloilo, Samar, and Leyte. We thank the 30 people who spent their Black Friday preparing, packing, and staging 28 "balikbayan" boxes for shipment to the hardest hit areas of the central Philippines. And we also wish to thank Brad and his wife Sandra for hosting this gathering and welcoming us into their home!
Click here to launch a picture album from that day.
We want to give a heartfelt "Thank You" to the generous folks of Southern New England for their support and continued donations of food, clothing, and toiletries. These will be shipped to the hardest hit areas of the Central Philippines and distributed directly to typhoon victims.
PAMAS Soliciting Donations for Super Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts
The Pilipino-American Association of New England is working with the American Red Cross of Massachusetts to assist the relief efforts for the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan. We will have fund-raiser information posted here, and on our Facebook page, as plans continue to evolve. If you would like to help out the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan immediately, you can mail a donation, payable to "PAMAS Extend-A-Hand", to PAMAS of New England, Typhoon Haiyan Relief, P.O. Box 170793, Boston, MA 02117. Please designate in the check memo field "Typhoon Haiyan". As always, all donations are tax-deductable.
The American Red Cross is also accepting donations directly on behalf of Typhoon Haiyan Relief.
PAMAS Celebrates Annual Scholarship Awards Night
The members of PAMAS celebrated our annual Scholarship Awards Night on Saturday August 4, 2012. We celebrated in a night of dining and dancing at Lombardo's in Randolph, MA. The guest speaker was Deputy Counsel General Ma. Theresa Dizon-De Vega of the Philippine Consulate in New York. PAMAS awarded scholarships to three deserving high school seniors: Sabrina Lane-Smith, Kimberly Gilmore, and Julie Chan.
Click here for our souvenir Official Flyer.
PAMAS And Friends Celebrate Valentine's Day with a Benefit Dance
PAMAS members and friends celebrated Valentine's Day on Sunday February 19, 2012 with a benefit dance at American Legion Post 405 in Raynham, MA. All profits from the dance, the gift raffles, and the auctions were donated to PAMANA to benefit the victims of Typhoon Sendong in Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao. Adults and children who attended enjoyed food prepared by PAMAS members and friends. We want to give our heartfelt thanks to all who helped out, to all who donated food or raffle prizes, and to all who helped to make this event special. We appreciate your time and devotion.
If you were unable to attend, and would like to help out the victims of Typhoon Sendong, you can mail a donation, payable to PAMAS, to PAMAS of New England, Typhoon Sendong Relief, P.O. Box 170793, Boston, MA 02117. Please designate in the check memo field "Typhoon Sendong". As always, all donations are tax-deductable.
Click here for our souvenir Valentine's Day flyer.
To see pictures from the dance please click here to visit our Facebook page.