Media coverage 2008

November, 2008: Phuket Gazette and Phuket Post - Tom McNamara's Legacy

Following the death of our founder Tom McNamara, the Phuket Post discusses how his daughter Fleur Birch-Atkinson and the members of the Phuket Has Been Good to Us Foundation intend to carry on his legacy. In the Phuket Gazette, Bruce Stanley's article in remembrance of Tom McNamara also mentions how Tom was most proud of his efforts in starting our Foundation.

July, 2008: The Teacher - 'Teach to Reach' Project

The Foundation's 'Teach to Reach' teacher training program, which was conducted in 2008, was featured in this the Teacher magazine article.

June, 2008: Phuket Post - Marion and Shaw family donation
The Foundation receives a donation from the Marion and Shaw families, following the fundraising efforts of 13-year-old Alex Marion from Maryland in the United States.

January, 2008: Phuket Post - 'Be an Angel' Campaign
A note in the Phuket Post highlights the Phuket Has Been Good to Us Foundation's launch of its' 'Be an Angel' Christmas fund-raising campaign sponsored by Engel and Voelkers and Tropical Homes Real Estate. The campaign invites guests of six of Phuket island's top hotels, to make a donation, to pay for one of the many 'essential items' that the Foundation needs to deliver its high quality English language education programme in two government schools on Phuket. The other participating hotels are Le Meridien, Hilton, Dusit Laguna, Aspasia and Blue Canyon Country Club.