Corporate Giving

December 13 2004

Mobil Oil Guam Inc. presented to the Guam Fire Department self-contained breathing apparatus and related fire-fighting equipment. At the presentation announced Dec. 2 were (from left) Patrick Perez operator at Mobil; Fire Capt. Frank Duenas; Domingo Ocampo assistant terminal manager for Mobil; Fire Specialist Frank Mayo; Fire Chief Michael Uncangco; and Fire Capt. Ed Mendiola.

The CNMI-Japan Friendship Association on Oct. 8 at the office of Gov. Juan N. Babauta donated ¥100 000 (approximately $1 000) to the Saipan chapter of the American Red Cross.

On Nov. 9 Raytheon Technical Services Guam presented a check for $360 to Habitat for Humanity at the Raytheon offices at the Navy Public Works Center. The check covered sponsorship of two six-person teams at the Habitat for Humanity Quiz Nite at the Guam Marriott Resort on Nov. 11 the second time Raytheon has participated in the Habitat Quiz Nite.

Palau National Communications Corp. donated two computers to Mindszenty High School on Nov.10.

PNCC also donated 10 computers to the Ministry of Education on May 11 and between September and October donated two computers to Koror Evangelical Church for the Gospel Kindergarten School and two computers (with desks and filing cabinets) to Modekngei School. Three more donations are scheduled for the near future.

Shell Guam received a certificate of recognition in October from the Guam Fire Department for its support of the department with fuel lubricants and equipment for post-typhoon work search and rescue and other operations.

Mobil Oil Micronesia on Nov. 19 donated $5 000 to the Project Health Volunteers Inc. at the Belau National Hospital and a donation of $2 000 at the Palau Community College to the 2004 Thanksgiving Fundraiser in aid of the Palau Community College Endowment Fund.

The Agana Shopping Center on Nov. 21 hosted the First Annual Season of Giving Community Fair and a silent auction at the center. Nonprofit organizations showcasing services included the American Cancer Society the Guam Chapter of the American Red Cross Catholic Social Services the Down Syndrome Association of Guam the Edward M. Calvo Cancer Foundation Guam Girl Scouts the Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteers Association Erica’s House Island Girl Power Rainbows for All Children the Salvation Army Sanctuary and VARO.

Hilton Guam Resort & Spa held the opening ceremony of the 2004 16th Annual Holiday Express Train on Nov. 24 in the lobby of the hotel. The Guam chapter of Make-A-Wish Foundation is the beneficiary of proceeds of the miniature train display.

The Rotary Club of Guam on Nov. 25 donated 10 turkeys to St. Anthony’s Church 10 turkeys to Catholic Social Services 10 turkeys to the Yigo Mayor’s office 10 turkeys to the Salvation Army 10 turkeys to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Santa Rita and 5 turkeys to Guma Trankilidat.

Bank of Guam announced on Nov. 26 its donation of canned goods and non-perishable food to Catholic Social Services.

The Guam Hotel & Restaurant Association Mobil Oil Guam the Palace Hotel Guam Onward Beach Resort Hotel Santa Fe and the Alupang Beach Tower sponsored the 7th Annual Jingle Bell 5k Fun Run Walk & Wheel on Nov. 27. Net proceeds of $8 000 will benefit the Lend a Hand Foundation and Guam Community College’s Pro Start culinary program.

The Saipan Chamber of Commerce hosted a Wine & Cheese Party silent and live auction and a celebrity auction at AJ’s Restaurant on Nov. 27 to support the chamber’s educational scholarship fund.

Mobil Oil Guam Inc. announced Dec. 2 it had contributed $2 500 to the Guam Diabetes Association to support the organization’s annual Diabetes Conference and Run/Walk event; $3 500 to the Guam Symphony Society to support the society’s Annual Christmas Hillside Concert; $2 500 to Father Duenas Memorial School to support the school’s Phoenix 5K Run/Walk event; and $2 500 to Mothers Against Drunk Driving to support MADD’s Tie One On For Safety Awareness Campaign.

Elmo’s Christmas Adventure — A Holiday Take-Off sponsored by the Guam International Airport Authority on Dec. 4 and 5 at the Airport East Ticket Lobby raised $22 600 gross plus $7 000 in in-kind donations for holiday programing underwriting. Companies will also receive public service announcements. For KGTF Guam’s public television station.

The Saipan Garment Manufacturers Association announced Dec. 6 it donated all materials and paid for the installation by Master Construction Co. of crosswalks at the Sugar King intersection two crosswalks in Gualo Rai and one in San Antonio.

The Hotel Nikko Guam is accepting donations until Dec. 15 to help victims of the Niigata Chuetsu earthquake.

Pay-Less Markets has set up drop boxes at its seven store locations to accept donations of non-perishable goods for its Espiritu Y Familia (Spirit of the Family) annual project. Donations will be accepted through Dec. 27 centrally sorted at the Pay-Less distribution center and given to five organizations: The Salvation Army Catholic Social Services’ Guma San Jose Kusina Kamalen Karidat Alee Shelter and Sanctuary. In addition Pay-Less will make a cash donation of $500 each to the five organizations totaling $2 500.

The Asian McDonald’s Operators Association AT&T The Coca-Cola Co. General Mills Hilton Hotels Corp. McDonald’s Corp. Wal-Mart Stores Washington Mutual and Wells Fargo are among supporters of the Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund which has a deadline for applications of Feb. 15 2005. For more details go to

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