Hope Shines Through

Last night my husband and I went with a bunch of friends to the annual Internationl Care Ministries Hong Kong Banquet at the Hong Kong Convention Center. This was our second year to go and I can’t wait till next years banquet. “ICM has been serving the poor in the Philippines since 1992. Teaching essential life skills through a supportive, community-based approach, ICM unleashes unfulfilled potential in impoverished communities. We partner with local leaders from 2,500 slums to empower more than 100,000 people every year to fight the bondage of poverty. After participating in our transforming values, health and livelihood training program, our families experience a 42% reduction in reported physical abuse, a 26% reduction in serious illness and a 33% increase in household income. ICM provides help, hope, and creates change.” ICM 2011-12 Annual Report Click on the program above to go their website and learn more.

Last night my husband and I went with a bunch of friends to the annual Internationl Care Ministries Hong Kong Banquet at the Hong Kong Convention Center. This was our second year to go and I can’t wait till next years banquet.

“ICM has been serving the poor in the Philippines since 1992. Teaching essential life skills through a supportive, community-based approach, ICM unleashes unfulfilled potential in impoverished communities. We partner with local leaders from 2,500 slums to empower more than 100,000 people every year to fight the bondage of poverty. After participating in our transforming values, health and livelihood training program, our families experience a 42% reduction in reported physical abuse, a 26% reduction in serious illness and a 33% increase in household income. ICM provides help, hope, and creates change.” ICM 2011-12 Annual Report

Click on the program above to go their website and learn more.

Beverly McCloskey Interiors donated a pair of ice blue cut velvet pillows and an hour and a half design consultation. This is me in front of my auction item.

Beverly McCloskey Interiors donated a pair of ice blue cut velvet pillows and an hour and a half design consultation. This is me in front of my auction item.

Here is the pair of pillows that I donated.

Here is the pair of pillows that I donated.

This is 1 of 5 large screens that projected the silent auction.

This is 1 of 5 large screens that projected the silent auction.

There were 75 tables in the room. Each table had handheld keypads and each person had their own ‘credit card’…..be careful not to press an extra zero! The bidder’s name would appear next to the item. It was fun watching the bids go back and forth and go up and up and up!

There were 75 tables in the room. Each table had handheld keypads and each person had their own ‘credit card’…..be careful not to press an extra zero! The bidder’s name would appear next to the item. It was fun watching the bids go back and forth and go up and up and up!

Only 20 seconds left to place your final bid! Beverly McCloskey Consultation is Lot 122, Yeah! Looking forward to my design meeting with Sen and Teddy Chung!

Only 20 seconds left to place your final bid! Beverly McCloskey Consultation is Lot 122, Yeah! Looking forward to my design meeting with Sen and Teddy Chung!