A Mercedes Benz 2014 C250 car will be raffled off with proceeds supporting The Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Gawad Kalinga and Typhoon Haiyan victims

(December 13, 2013 – Los Angeles) – Village Buildah, a non-profit 501(c) (3) foundation, is launching their car raffle fundraising on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 6pm at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys.

With the purpose of giving hope and shelter to indigents and a mission to pay it forward to help the poor by pooling their resources, Village Buildah supports with Gawad Kalinga in building villages with values formation.

Through Western USA, a community of 30 families, living under a bridge for more than 30 years in Barangay Guihing Hagonoy, Davao Del Sur in Mindanao was chosen to be the recipient of the first out reach of 24 homes. This fundraising will complete 6 more homes.

“This is a perfect time to be true to ourselves and appreciate all there is to our life. The blessings we have received, we want to pass it on and give back to the community. Village Buildah Foundation will take every opportunity to help and this will be our social responsibility.”, said Gene Gatmaitan, founding member and chairperson of Village Buildah.

Credited with the heart to help and an oath of stewardship for mankind, the founding members, all of which are alumni from San Sebastian College, Central Luzon State University, University of the East, UP Los Banos, San Beda College and Silliman University, are bounded by their common creed to give back.

Village Buildah Foundation serves to be an agent and facilitator of progress and development as well as improve the social well being of the underprivileged. The grand raffle date is set on June 28, 2014. Visit their website at www.villagebuildah.com for more information.