3 Years of Birthday Tradition Celebration at Hospicio De San Jose ♥

"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give."

"Set your heart on doing good. Do it over and over again, and you will be filled with joy."

It was another wonderful time of the year and opportunity to attend Kuya Marc's Birthday (My brother in-law).

It has been a tradition for three years now to celebrate his birthday at Hospicio De San Jose. 

Instead of giving gifts to the celebrant, we would just give it for the kids of Hospicio De San Jose. 
We gave gifts such as notebooks, crayons, pencils, school supplies set and towels, safeguard soaps, toothpaste and toothbrush for the 100 kids. Someone also gave toys, diapers and candies. 

 Jollibee brings joy to the children ♥ 

The children enjoyed the langhap sarap food ng Jollibee ♥ 
It is important to teach our children the gift of giving 

The family that gives together, stays together ♥ 

Happy Birthday Kuya Marc and may you be blessed with more wonderful blessings ♥ 

Tell me what you think? I would love to hear your comments and suggestions.

THANKS, Much Love, Rochelle

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  1. Belated Happy Birthday to Kuya Marc! Nakaktuwa naman family nyo Ms.Rochelle. I admire your family talagang you all work together to help. It is so nice to see na pati sila Elijah and other kids were participating in gift giving. Marami kayong napasayang less fortunate kids.. You really have an amazing family, May God shower you and your family with more blessings.

  2. Belated Happy Birthday to your Kuya Marc! How generous naman your family. Ang sarap pagmasdan ang pamilyang di nagsasawang nagbibigay tulong sa mga less fortunate. Napakasaya sa pakiramdam na pagmasdan ang inyong angkan na walang sawang nagbibigay ng inyong time para tumulong at magbigay saya. More Blessing and good health to you Ms. Rochelle and to your generous family!

  3. Belated Happy Birthday to your Brother in Law. Ang saya naman ng family niyo, talagang tulungan sa pagtulong. Hospicio de San Jose is also my chosen subject in my thesis. I would be making a campaign for people to help the institution (although this is just for school purposes only); I hope one day, I could bring that to real life. Thank you for sharing this part of your life and for inspiring your readers. :)

  4. Belated Happy Birthday to your brother In law.. In is truly great feeling when we are lending our hands to those in needs..I salute your generosity.. ^_^

  5. This is the best way to celebrate a Birthday ! Happy Birthday po kay Kuya Marc Ms. Rochelle :)
    Wala ng mas hihigit pa sa PAKIRAMDAM na nakatulong ka sa iba lalo na kung KASIYAHAN ang maibibigay mo para sa kanila. You're right. Kung marami kang blessings hindi masama kung isishare din po natin yun sa iba. Because the feeling of doing good is the best feeling that anyone wanted to feel. May you continue this give a gift para sa mga bata para po kahit na hindi nila kasama ang pamilya nila, maramdaman pa rin nila na di sila nagiisa. Ow ! This is really heart touching Ms. Rochelle. I don't know how to explain ang saya ko ng makita ko to totoo po . kasi gustung-gusto ko rin yung mga ganitong activities. God would really bless you and your family MORE. ^__^

  6. What a great family! That was so inspiring.. Ms. Rochelle talagang stunner kayo with your hair. Can't help it but be in awe. Talagang pansinin nga. Hope your B-I-L will be blessed with good health and more blessings same with the whole family :)

  7. That was so nice of you to share your blessings to those children. Iba kasi talaga ang fulfillment when you share your blessings to others. I often encounter this elderly tricycle driver and everytime I'm his passenger, I let him keep the change tapos when he said "thank you, merry christmas", iba ung feeling na nakatulong ka kahit papaano. So how much more with what you've done with those 100 kids. I bet it fully gave you satisfaction when you saw their smiles when they received your gifts. =)

  8. Nakakatuwa naman yung annual tradition ninyo.. Nakakamiss pumunta jan promise.. I've been there before when we had a school fieldtrip in hospicio wayback 2011.. Im a nursing student and we conduct a health campaign for their nutritional needs. Alam niyo po nung nagpunta ako dun parang d ko dama na ulila na yung mga bata duon kasi ang sasaya nila.. Anjan po yung hihilain ka para makipaglaro, mag kwewentuhan nang masasayang memries nila. May isa po dun john ang name katuwang bata po yun sobrang daldal. Nkakamiss, we do games also for them and konting salo salo. I remember my dad always says to me "Of all the treasures in the world, there is nothing more precious than giving someone a piece of your heart." And i strongly agree, your not just giving what they need but you give what makes them happy.. Kaya worth it po talaga. So keep it up po, Godbless to you and your family. Merry CHristmass and advance Happy New Year.. :)

  9. Such a selfless and meaningful celebration. I'm planning to do something like this on my birthday. Belated happy birthday , Kuya Marc :)

  10. Belated Happy Birthday to your Kuya Marc! It is nice that somehow, many are still practicing the essence of giving (Better to give than to receive) . Napaka- heart-whelming ng thought. In his own way and the groups effort, you were able to convey that they are still loved and remembered.
    Truly, more blessings will come to you and your extended family for the love and joy you bring.
    Oh..and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of you :D

  11. So kind :) Many people are doing this too.. instead of giving gifts or spending a lot on birthdays they just donate or celebrate it with people who needs more that will surely make them happy ♥ It feels so good na nakakatulong :) Then you made it a yearly tradition na. Whole family talaga nagbibigay. Really nice ♥ Children are so happy with all the gifts and busog pa! *hehe*

    "It is more blessed to give than to receive." ♥♥♥

  12. Nakakatuwang makita yung mga pictures from the event. Siguradong madami po kayong napasaya. Buti na lang nasakto ng Christmas season ang birthday ng brother in law mo Ms. Rochelle. hehe! For 2014, siguradong maeenjoy ng mga bata ang mga gifts na natanggap nila from your family. Ang dami niyo na pong natutulungan in your own little ways. For sure, yan ang pinakamagandang kapalit ng pagtulong niyo -- Yung happiness kasi nakatulong sa kapwa at alam natin na nakapagpasaya kayo. God bless you and your family.

  13. God bless your family, Ms. Rochelle especially Kuya Marc! You all have very generous hearts. I truly bow down to people who have the compassion for the less fortunate. May you continue this birthday tradition forever and i believe that this is something that we all need to do if we have the means to do so. We don't need to be rich to do this but with the help of everybody, this is possible.

    Thank you for sharing, I am taking a cue from what Kuya Marc did so I have my birthday plans as early as now. It may not be a jollibee kiddie party but will make a similar one.

    It is time to pay it forward. Share our blessings and live the true spirit of Christmas!

  14. Last night, nong "Maalala Mo Kaya" naalala ko etong post na eto kase tungkol sa family rin. Na touch talaga ako sa mga photos nyo lalo na yong nag nagpapa feed sila ng mga bata. I just wish there will be more family like yours that can lend their hands to those who are really in need. God Bless Your Big Family Ms. Rochelle.


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