Quality Distributors on Nov. 26 donated more than $30,000 worth of food and drinks to the Salvation Army Guam Corps for distribution during Thanksgiving to those in need. Included in the donation were 200 50 lb. bags of rice, 4,800 cans of Tulip luncheon meat and 400 cases of iced tea.


Pacific Islands Club Guam on Nov. 6 donated $10,000 each to Guam Cancer Care and the Edward M. Calvo Cancer Foundation. The donation was the result of PIC Guam’s annual fundraising efforts to help fight cancer.


IT&E on Nov. 7 donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross Chapter Northern Mariana Islands. The funds went towards Club 200 Latin Nights, an annual fundraiser held by the American Red Cross Chapter NMI.


South Pacific Petroleum Corp. on Nov. 14 donated $6,500 to Safe Haven Guam Pregnancy Center. The proceeds were raised during SPPC’s 15th Annual 76 Drive for Charity golf tournament held on Sept. 28. Safe Haven Guam Pregnancy Center offers pregnancy tests, classes and resources for those who feel they don’t have the support necessary for a healthy pregnancy and to raise a child.


Community First Guam Federal Credit Union donated more than 55 large bags and boxes of clothes to Harvest House, Sanctuary Guam Inc., Guma San Jose, Alee Shelter, and Island Girl Power. Items such as towels and rags were also donated to Guam Animals In Need and Isla Veterinary Clinic.


The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Guam & CNMI partnered with King’s Restaurant and Ross Dress for Less in giving a shopping spree for a 14-year old wish recipient on Nov. 11. The recipient started the day with breakfast at King’s Restaurant in Tamuning before he and his family began their shopping trip at Ross in the Micronesia Mall.


McDonald’s Corp. on Nov. 20 announced it has committed $500,000 to establish a scholarship program with Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholars.

The program offers 15 four-year scholarships and 40 one-year scholarships to Asian and Pacific Islander American college freshmen. The scholarship is available to United States citizens as well as citizens of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia and Palau.


GTA on Dec. 3 launched its Magic of Giving campaign, in which it will sell specially designed PopSockets for $15, the proceeds of which will go toward non-profit organizations Harvest House, Sanctuary Inc. and Rigalu Foundation.

GTA will also donate 10% of sales of wearable accessories to the organizations until Dec. 31. mbj

(From left) Kyle Mandapat, vice president of radio operations, Sorenson Media Group; Miho Tano, marketing manager; Susan Fryer, shopping center manager, both of Tumon Sands Plaza; Suzanne Z. Perez, director of marketing and operations for Guam Premier Outlets;  and R. Marsil Johnson, attorney, Blair, Sterling, Johnson and Martinez.
Photo by Maureen N. Maratita

Guam Premier Outlets and Tumon Sands Plaza on Nov. 22 donated $5,000 each to Make-a-Wish Foundation Guam and CNMI, Ministry to the Homeless, and Para I Probechu’n I Taotao-ta.



(From left) James Oehlerking, CEO, IT&E; Jeffrey A. Cook, vice president, Cunliffe & Cook; Anne Marie Muna, general manager, AM Insurance; Robert J. Marks, Western Pacific manager, EXP; Chita A. Blaise, CEO, American Red Cross Guam Chapter; Karvin J. Flynn, owner, J. Scott Magliari & Co.; Ed Ilao, president, JMI Edison; Marcos Fong, group executive vice president, Foremost foods Inc., Coca-Cola Beverage Co. (Guam), Glimpses of Guam Inc. and Nakicos Corp.; Mark Tokito, senior vice president and West Pacific regional manager, Bank of Hawaii; Monica Duenas, general manager, Meskla Chamoru Fusion Bistro; Clarke S. Schaumann, CEO, ANZ Guam Inc.; ****; Caroline Sablan, vice president and relationship manager, Bank of Guam; and Jimmy Tim Chau Hau, president, Mobil Oil Guam.

AM Insurance on Nov. 16 donated $25,000, $15,000 and $10,000 to the American Red Cross Guam Chapter, Hurao Academy and Tohge Inc., respectively, in celebration of its 25th anniversary.