Through the Lens of Compassion: Operation Blessing’s Fight against COVID-19

Through the Lens of Compassion: Operation Blessing’s Fight against COVID-19

For weeks now, the nation has been obliged to live a life of “new normal” amid COVID-19. Vulnerable families and individuals were greatly affected by the pandemic. Some lost their jobs; others lost their loved ones. Health workers and other frontliners are risking their lives with hopes of saving one. You can help them by supporting CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB), in the fight against COVID-19. Here are some of the moments captured by the OB Team when […]

Gary V Raises P6M in Two-Night Online Concert for COVID-19 relief | Operation Blessing

Gary V Raises P6M in Two-Night Online Concert for COVID-19 relief | Operation Blessing

Gary Valenciano raised over 6 million pesos during his two-day Facebook Live concert, “Gary V: HOPEFUL,” organized to support front liners and communities deeply affected by COVID-19, through Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB) and Shining Light Foundation. Thank you to everyone who supported “Gary V: HOPEFUL!” Because of your generosity, OB can continue to reach out and extend God’s love […]

Gary V Sparks Hope for Frontliners, Kababayans In Need through Online Anniversary Concert

Gary V Sparks Hope for Frontliners, Kababayans In Need through Online Anniversary Concert

Gary Valenciano celebrates 37 solid years in show business by bringing hope amid COVID-19 through a two-day online fundraising concert, “Gary V: HOPEFUL,” this Saturday and Sunday, April 18 and 19, at 8:30 PM. Gary V will be streaming live from his own home to raise funds for Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, and Shining Light Foundation. […]

Informal Settlers, Jobless Kababayans Receive Help Amid COVID-19 | Operation Blessing

Informal Settlers, Jobless Kababayans Receive Help Amid COVID-19 | Operation Blessing

As families were obliged to stay at home amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Extended Community Quarantine (ECQ) has left thousands of Filipinos unsure where to get their next meal. To lessen the plight of kababayans who are greatly affected by the crisis, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB), CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, continues to extend help to medical frontliners, jobless families, […]

Lent in Time of COVID-19: How to Spend Meaningful Holy Week on Quarantine

Lent in Time of COVID-19: How to Spend Meaningful Holy Week on Quarantine

Are you wondering how you can spend a meaningful Holy Week during this time of pandemic? Over the years, most Filipinos observe Holy Week through various outdoor activities such as visiting a church, going to prayer mountains, or enjoying a relaxing vacation with loved ones. However, doing such things may seem out of the question now, as most are on quarantine to stay safe from COVID-19.  Worry not, here are some ways to make your Lenten season still meaningful even when you’re stuck inside your household:  Spend […]

Your Help can Save Lives and Help Protect our Kababayans against COVID-19!

Your Help can Save Lives and Help Protect our Kababayans against COVID-19!

When you give, more frontliners and vulnerable kababayans can continue their courageous fight against COVID-19.  Since March 22, CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB), have been distributing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), preventive care kits and vitamins to hospitals and families who are severely affected by the pandemic.  Many of the medical personnel, security enforcers and families of the patients in Ospital ng Muntinlupa, Silang Specialist Medical Center, Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Medical Hospital […]

You Can Help Protect COVID-19 Frontliners!

You Can Help Protect COVID-19 Frontliners!

Together, flattening the curve is possible. Because of your unwavering support and generosity, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, can extend help to medical front liners and kababayans who are gravely affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.  Together with its partner, the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Operation Blessing distributed Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and preventive care kits to 8 hospitals, on March 24.  Through your giving, medical front liners from Pasig City General Hospital, Ortigas Hospital […]

It’s Time to Fight TB! Here’s How You Can Help | World Tuberculosis Day

It’s Time to Fight TB! Here’s How You Can Help | World Tuberculosis Day

It was in 2016 when doctors told Uldarico Laroa that his lungs were not working well. During that time, his condition wasn’t properly explained to him. It was an unexplainable illness, they said, and Uldarico can only remember having breathing problems and coughing up blood. “My condition wasn’t properly explained to me. I was so confused, and I was losing hope,” Uldarico recalled, fighting back tears as he reminisced one of the painful […]

Staying at Home but Wants to Help Frontliners? Here’s How | Operation Blessing

Staying at Home but Wants to Help Frontliners? Here’s How | Operation Blessing

Work together to fight against COVID-19 pandemic through CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines.  Last March 22, amid strict quarantine guidelines and health risks, the OB team braved going to different hospitals to distribute Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and preventive care kits to help medical frontliners. Nurses and doctors in Marikina Valley Medical Center, Valenzuela Medical Center, and […]

Would You Give Even When You’re in Need?

Would You Give Even When You’re in Need?

Drowning in 13-million debt, Pinkki Sempio replied a resounding faith-filled “yes” to that question. As a businesswoman, Pinkki learned to do her best to protect and grow her business. However, amendments in her dealings’ contracts resulted in a huge amount of debt. Her loans from the bank started piling up and she cannot pay her employees on time. Worst, Pinky […]

3 Steps to Make your Homes Fireproof | Fire Prevention Month

3 Steps to Make your Homes Fireproof | Fire Prevention Month

Summertime is here! Around this time every year, people are already usually setting up plans for their summer getaway and spending their much-awaited vacation time with families. However, along with summer comes a hot and humid weather – making areas across the country prone to fires. As most Filipinos must stay indoors due to the community quarantine in light of the COVID-19, people all the more should be vigilant […]

Why Do Boholano Kids (and Parents) Love Superbook?

Why Do Boholano Kids (and Parents) Love Superbook?

A typical Filipino child enjoys watching television every day, especially animated shows. To the kids, it could be a fun, easy way to learn while keeping themselves entertained. To an 11-year-old boy named Paterno, watching children’s shows, especially his favorite animated series Superbook, is a perfect way to spend his Sundays. “Whenever I watch Superbook, I learn good life lessons. […]

Superbook in Batangas: Help Us Bring Back the Children’s Smiles

Superbook in Batangas: Help Us Bring Back the Children’s Smiles

Weeks after its eruption, the Taal Volcano continued to spew flumes of ash and smoke. Residents within the 14-kilometer danger zone fled to safe areas for refuge. To this day, families who used to live near the crater are suffering in the aftermath of the volcano’s eruption. Last January 24, together with Operation Blessing, Superbook visited two evacuation centers in […]

Aftermath: What Happens to Taal Eruption Survivors Now? | Operation Blessing

Aftermath: What Happens to Taal Eruption Survivors Now? | Operation Blessing

They lost their home and they lost all of their belongings. It’s as if they lost hope when they saw everything covered in ash. Ginalyn Lacay and her 6 children never thought that they would face danger right at their own home. They live in San Nicolas, Batangas, just a few kilometers away from the Taal Volcano itself. The majestic […]

Bringing Back the Smiles | Operation Bless Bohol Medical Mission

Bringing Back the Smiles | Operation Bless Bohol Medical Mission

Smiling is simple.   Such, however, was not the case for Marisa Mejaseo and her family. The 42-year-old mother and 3 of her children cannot smile because they had been suffering from excruciating dental pain for weeks.  Even if they wanted to, getting their aching teeth out seemed impossible. They live far away and cannot pay any dentist the visit.  Marisa’s family is part of the Eskaya Tribe, an indigenous group residing on the mountainous regions of Bohol. They must hike down the rough […]