Melbourne Cup venue confirmed
September 2017: Outrigger confirmed to host Melbourne Cup Fundraiser 2017!
Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort kindly offered their Similan ballroom to host the Melbourne Cup Brunch 2017, a common fundraiser between the Good Shepherd and Phuket Has Been Good To Us. They will furthermore provide us with delicious food from Farang Food Paradise, Jagota and Samero's, and beverages including bubbles, white, pink and red. Creative Concept generously offered to take care of the decoration and design of the ballroom, ensuring that it lives up to the elegant appearance of the guests.
The event will take place on the 7th of November from 9am to 2pm, be sure to come around and enjoy the exciting races, fancy fashion and amazing food and drinks!
Governor's visit at RPG36
August 2017: Governor and Deputy bring gifts to Baan Kamala School
Phuket's Governor Norraphat Plodthong and Deputy visited Baan Kamala School this week to bring generous donations for the children. They brought school starter sets with backpacks, note pads, pencils and erasers, among others, which they handed over in a gift giving ceremony. Our Director of Operations Tina Hall, our Office Administrator Khun Arporn and our teachers attended the ceremony and watched the Governor's speech as well as the dance performances prepared for him by the school.
Birthday Party at Dusit Thani
August 2017: Birthday Party for the residential students took place at Dusit Thani
Last Saturday we had a birthday party for Kamala School residential students with birthdays in July, August, and September. A heart felt thank you to Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket for hosting our party and providing amazing food, cake, and support in the games and activities! The students (and staff) had an amazing day! Many thanks to everyone who donated birthday gifts in the run up to the party as well.
Artist Playground Pullman
June 2017: The ‘Artist Playground by Pullman’ donates to PHBGTU Foundation
On the 23rd of June The 'Artist Playground by Pullman' took place at the Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach and we are happy to announce that we have been chosen as their charity of choice. The event showcased modern art, with 20% of art sales being donated to our teaching and after school programs.
Thank you for so much for your continued support with our Foundation!
Collingwood Football Club
June 2017: Collingwood Football Club Donation by Shane Williams
On Tuesday, we played rugby at Coconut Club and had support from Shane Williams. Besides playing with the children, he also brought an AFL shirt donated by the Collingwood Football Club with signatures of all the players. Thanks a lot for this special donation! The shirt was auctioned on Monday 12th June at half time during the Collingwood v Melbourne game at the Aussie Pub Kamala, and raised THB11,000! In addition to the shirt, Shaneo also brought further gifts from his mother Barbara Woods and family friend Catherine. Thanks to everyone for your amazing support!
Birthday at Novotel Surin
February 2017: Birthday Party at Novotel Phuket Surin Beach Resort with delicious treats from The Chava Resort - Surin Beach
We had another birthday party for the Kamala school residential students on Saturday 25th February. Thanks to the Novotel Phuket Surin Beach Resort for hosting the event and providing a beautiful and tasty cake! The kids had a blast with the water slides and foam party!
Thanks to The Chava Resort - Surin Beach for providing delicious burgers and fries for the children!
And big thanks to Exotic Voyage, Thailand for arranging transportation of the students from Kamala to Surin. And thank you to everyone who donated gifts over the year for us give the children. It was an amazing party that the children will be talking about for awhile!
For more pictures of this fabulous party, check our Photo Gallery.
1st Birthday Party of the year
January 2017: First Birthday Party of 2017
We had another Birthday Party for Kamala school residential students on January 28th. This party was for students born in November, December, and January and the students spent an incredible afternoon celebrating at Dusit Thani Phuket. There was swimming, beach games, cupcake making, face painting and more! A huge thank you to the Dusit for hosting such an amazing Birthday at their Casuarina Restaurant. Also, thank you to Outrigger for supplying the beautiful and delicious birthday Cake!
For more pictures, please check our Facebook page post.