The Palau International Coral Reef Center raised more than $88,000 at its annual fundraising gala, also celebrating the 22nd anniversary of the center. Donations included $15,000 from the Republic of China, Taiwan.
(From left rear) Miguel Abratique, TAC supervisor; Cora Yanger Bejado, director of cx operations; Sheila Blas, retail store manager; Monica Inciong, retail manager; Arianna Flores, retail manager; Jon Nathan Denight, vice president of marketing; all from GTA; Austin Domingo, Guam artist; and Sharon Davis, vice president of customer experience, GTA; and (from left front) Kersha Taitano, corporate relations coordinator; Rosanna Torres, retail store manager; Kyle Duenas, director of sales for retail and e-commerce, all from GTA; Bethany Taylor, executive director; Joanna Javellana, volunteer coordinator, both from Harvest House; and Michele Catahay Perez, community relations manager, GTA.
Photo by Isaiah John Aguon
GTA Teleguam donated $4,500 to Harvest House. As part of the GTA Gives Holiday Campaign, funds were raised for by selling ‘We Start with You’ tote bags, which were designed by Guam artist Austin Domingo.
(From left rear) Patrick Bulaon, vice president and general manager for Guam and Micronesia, Matson Navigation Co.; Mark J. Sablan, vice president of business development at South Pacific Petroleum Corp. and president of i*Recycle; Jojo Camacho, marketing manager, Ambros Inc.; and Marcos W. Fong, managing director, Glimpses of Guam; and (from left front) Sharleen Marchesseault, director of marketing strategy, Glimpses Advertising, Glimpses of Guam Inc..; Margaret “Peggy” J. Denney, program administrator, i*Recycle; Patricia Salas, vice president and relationship banking group manager, Bank of Guam; and Patricia Ada, vice president and CEO, Ada’s Trust & Investment Inc.
Photo courtesy of i*Recycle
Guam Business Partners for Recycling which does business as i*Recycle donated more than $17,000 to Guam schools participating in the 21st Container program, which recycles aluminum cans.
(From left) Yvonne P. Mansapit, events manager, Pacific Islands Club Guam; Ashley Lemley, resource coordinator, Harvest House; and Isabel Hu, director of marketing and brand development for PIC.
Photo courtesy of Pacific Islands Club Guam
Pacific Islands Club Guam donated $4,000 worth of toys to Harvest House, and $4,000 worth of toys to the Kate Thomas Foundation, which delivered them to Guam’s foster children. The toys included blocks, sand toys, plush toys, bath buddies swim toys, and infant toys, and were collected by PIC’s employees. The Kate Thomas Foundation was established in 2019 to meet various needs of foster children.
(From left) Jason B. Miyashita, managing director and senior vice president, Asia Pacific Group – Raymond James, board chairman, Make-A-Wish Guam and CNMI; Joe E. Ayuyu Jr., vice president, Marcia E. Ayuyu, owner and operator, both from McDonald’s of Guam & Saipan; and Eric Tydingco, president and CEO, Make-A-Wish Guam and CNMI.
Photo by Isaiah John Aguon
McDonald’s of Guam & Saipan donated $5,000 to Make-A-Wish Guam and CNMI.
(From left) Edward Lee, development manager for the Guam Field Office, American Cancer Society and Patricia Ada, vice president and chief financial officer, Ada’s Trust & Investment Inc.
Photo courtesy of Ada’s Trust & Investment Inc.
Ada’s Trust & Investment Inc. provided support to several non-profit organizations and churches during its annual “Setbisio para I kumunidat” (Service for the community) Program.
The company donated $50,500 in total.
Donations were made to Special Olympics Guam, $3,000, the Guam Chapter of the American Red Cross, $3,000; Autism Community Together, $5,000; the Down Syndrome Association of Guam, $3,000; the American Cancer Society, $3,000; the Father Duenas Memorial School Endowment Foundation, $5,000, the University of Guam Endowment Foundation, $5,000; and the Salvation Army’s Guam Corps, $2,500.
Additional donations were given to the Sisters of Mercy, $5,000; the Archdiocese of Agana, Ministry to the Homeless, $5,000; St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, $5,000; the Agana Cathedral Basilica, $3,000; and the Blessed Diego de San Vitores Church, $3,000. mbj