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These are updates on the latest events, activities and campaigns of Virlanie Foundation, Inc. Find out more about what Virlanie has been doing and what people are saying about our projects.

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The Rising Youth elected its officers for 2018

Posted on 12/15/17 in General News

Last November 17, 2017, Virlanie’s young adult organization, The Rising Youth (TRY) elected their new officers for 2018. All Virlanie staff, along with the young adults, themselves, voted for their best candidates. The final tabulations were held at the office with the supervision of teachers from Magellan Learning Center. It was a close fight between the two presidential candidates, Rachelle (63 votes) and Lannie (56 votes).

Virlanie holds first Family of Smiles Reunion for supporters

Posted on 12/13/17 in General News

While Virlanie Foundation, Inc. has its Christmas campaign on going, it held its first A Virlanie Christmas Noche Buena: Family of Smiles Reunion at Cool Beans Library Café in Maginhawa, Quezon City this December 8, 2017. The event served as a gratitude to the continuous support of donors, sponsors, and media partners for the foundation.

Virlanie shines at the Sofitel Christmas tree lighting event

Posted on 12/13/17 in General News

Our very own children’s choir, Virlanie Voices, performed at the Sofitel Christmas tree lighting last November 21, mesmerizing the crowd with their voices as they sang Christmas carols for the audience. The event was not only to showcase the choir’s vocal finesse, but also to promote Virlanie’s holiday fundraising campaign, A Virlanie Christmas.

Goblin Run 2017: a Sofitel meaningful endeavor for the children of Virlanie

Posted on 11/27/17 in General News

On October 29, 2017, families and fitness enthusiasts gathered for the Goblin Run, a charity fun run organized by our long-term partner, Sofitel. A total of 1,800 participants gathered at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila for the Goblin Run and Sofitel was able to raise PHP 650,000 for Virlanie Foundation.

Virlanie joined Congress’ Children Month Celebration

Posted on 11/27/17 in General News

Every November, the Philippines is celebrating National Children’s Month, where children are recognized as an important pillar of society. This year, Virlanie joins Child’s Right Network and the House of Representatives Committee on the Welfare of Children in their initiative to bring Children’s Month to Congress.

Halloween party in Virlanie: Come as you are, as long as you “dress your best”!

Posted on 11/24/17 in General News

On Friday, October 27, 2017, Virlanie kids, house parents and volunteers “dressed their best” to celebrate Halloween. Each home of the residential program as well as kids from iLead ODC-ET and Mobile Unit gathered in Marco Polo Care Center (MPCC) to show their creativity and talents.

Virlanie Sports Fest 2017

Posted on 10/24/17 in General News

On October 13, 2017, all Virlanie staff gathered in Carmona covered court for a day of games and bonding. Virlanie Sports Fest is Virlanie’s annual Olympic games, a part of the HR-led series of team building events on the theme “Staying strong, Staying connected.”

Virlanie kids revealed their talents at  La Taverne Gutenberg’s painting workshop

Posted on 10/24/17 in General News

On Sunday October 12, 20 of Tanglaw and Masaya kids enjoyed an afternoon of creation and fun, taking part in a painting workshop themed “Ugnayan sa Poblacion” – a project led by La Taverne Gutenberg, a French-based artistic center.

Inauguration of the new Open Day Center in Bacolod

Posted on 10/24/17 in General News

Last September 29, 2017, Virlanie Bacolod team inaugurated our new Open Day Center (ODC) in Bacolod City, which will provide social, education and health services to Bacolod’s vulnerable children.

The People Behind the Smiles: Virlanie Staff Celebrate it's 25th Year

Posted on 09/06/17 in General News

It was a special time to commemorate the silver years of bringing back the smile to our street children—a time to come together, look back, share old stories, and create new memories to recognize our contributions to achieving Virlanie’s mission.


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Virlanie Foundation is a private, non-profit organization reaching out to street children in the Philippines. Virlanie cares for children in need of special protection – those who are abandoned, abused, exploited, neglected, orphaned, and among the poorest of the poor.

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