Central Thailand Mission

3 hours 59 minutes ago

"It's CHRISTMAS TIME in the City!" It's really that Wonderful and for us, the busiest time of year! If you haven't seen any updates recently, it's because we're going on pickups, organising another couple of parties, and prepping for various Christmas fairs where we will be hosting craft activities, tables

Central Thailand Mission

1 week 1 day ago

HAPPENING THIS SUNDAY! It's going to be Cool CHRISTMAS Celebration for the whole Family with Children's Crafts, Carols, Cakes, Cookies... and much more! An attraction is the large Yule Log & the Giant Gingerbread House -- but the fun will be the kids decorating their very own little gingerbread houses!

Central Thailand Mission

1 week 2 days ago

Photo highlights of our Event of the Year!!
Gonna have lots more pictures on this page!

Central Thailand Mission

1 week 3 days ago

An ‘Mazing day @ the Market, Makro and Mirror! Just a few days before our big Sunday event last week - the Christmas Carnival — we ventured out to get all the supplies needed! This meant a trip to the wholesale market out at Rangsit, followed by MAKRO bulk shopping

Central Thailand Mission

2 weeks 18 hours ago

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” (as Andy Williams would sing it…) , when we’re all happily busy creating the best possible festive celebration for the children from five different disadvantaged communities! THIS SUNDAY, we will be hosting an awesome event for the kids from the RANGSIT Babies’

Central Thailand Mission

2 weeks 19 hours ago

Kickoff to Christmas with an awesome collaboration with international schools KIS International School Bangkok which organised all the gifts for the kids from five disadvantaged communities who will be attending our CHRISTMAS CHARITY CARNIVAL 2022 at St Andrews International School Bangkok. Thank you to students and faculty of both schools

Central Thailand Mission

3 weeks 5 days ago

EGG-static excitement in the villages with the delivery 104 Happy Hens in the hills of MaeSot! #CentralThailandMission #selfsustainability #newCTMprograms

Central Thailand Mission

3 weeks 5 days ago

Self-sustenance Program for the Slum tesidents: HYDROPONICS! At the Pho Thong slum where we have our HAPPYHOME support center, we were wondering how we could add value and help those who are struggling with little or no income. The solution came through our partners @ the Thanksgiving Home — Khun

Central Thailand Mission

3 weeks 5 days ago

Grand Reunion of the original volunteer team!! The stars must have been totally aligned to have brought Meta, Kerrie and Tei to all come on this same day @ HappyHome , after months of not seeing each other! Tei came by to drop off a Christmas Tree, the decor ,

Central Thailand Mission

4 weeks 15 hours ago

JACKETS please…. Imagine yourself on a log in the jungle or in a cave - your safe refuge from Military attacks — with a tarp overhead …. And the temperature is dropping, getting uncomfortably cold….. This is the current state for many Karens who have fled their homes during the

Central Thailand Mission

4 weeks 15 hours ago

This is what HANDiCRAFTS mean at HAPPY HOME ! Teacher volunteer Tei and her friend Pooh came up with this ingenious activity to delight the kids ! It was the making of a Christmas card with a moose head in front, and his “ antlers” made from the children’s handprints

Central Thailand Mission

4 weeks 17 hours ago

STUDENTS to students : The international teenage seniors of Bangkok Prep had a different school experience when they spent an afternoon teaching English thru interactive games with the primary students of Samakee Songkro school, most of whom from the slums of Klong Toey. It was a contrasting situation at first

Central Thailand Mission

1 month 5 days ago

Hand-made Uniquely Kid-crafted CHRISTMAS CARDS FOR SALE!! There’s a buzz of excitement at @HappyHome as the kids are learning to create beautiful cards that can be sold ! We hope to have enough to put out at our charity tables at upcoming Christmas fairs! Do let us know if you’d

Central Thailand Mission

1 month 1 week ago

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1 month 2 weeks ago

Halloween @ Happy Home! We had a pre-halloween party for the kids at the @Pho Thong slum as teacher volunteers Teresa Marie De Mez and her Thai friend Pooh hosted a fun activity for them. They helped the kids create their Halloween masks, with colors, sparkles, pom-poms,.. Then, we had

Central Thailand Mission

1 month 2 weeks ago

The Continuing story of Kai. This is the slum resident, the father of two boys who is somewhat disabled from a mild stroke, that we've been assisting. If you've followed his journey, where we moved him into a better rented shack, and continue to assist with his health and support

Central Thailand Mission

1 month 3 weeks ago

GEARING UP for Halloween and Christmas! It's the school holidays and instead of hours of idle time, the kids at Pho Thong slum are all busy at our HAPPY HOME a few times a week with our creative volunteers. For the last couple of days, our talented Yana has invested

Central Thailand Mission

2 months 1 day ago

Saturdays are always special at Happy Home @Pho Thong slum! The kids never know what to expect when the “farangs” come by!! Today we had fun out in the sun, after week of grey cloudy weather and yesterday’s downpour. After an hour of exhaustive play, the kids came in for

Central Thailand Mission

2 months 2 days ago

Fabulous Fair! Last day of school and the school atrium is a hive of activity with the Social Enterprise Fair . Central Thailsnd Mission was amongst the charities invited to raise funds AND an awareness of their work and services. We had a booth with games, clothes, jewelry , soft

Central Thailand Mission

2 months 2 days ago

An answered prayer — YANA!! We have been looking, hoping for volunteers to help work with the latchkey kids on weekdays, at the Pho Thong slum, when their caregivers are not home. It’s been tough and we thankfully had a team of friends from an international school volunteer to do

Central Thailand Mission

2 months 2 days ago

When Love Goes to the Market…… We bring our trusty Van to receive an abundance to share!! Last Sunday saw us filling up first, a truck from the Sangkom Songkroh slum community of Mon families a d later, the team from the Thanksgiving Home who receive for their resident developmentally-challenged

Central Thailand Mission

2 months 1 week ago

Uniting the Nations……with kids and cookies! We had a wonderful Saturday morning activity with the kids at our center, thanks to an awesome team of Russians, American and British professionals! It was all hands on deck when the crowd of kids gathered at the gate, all excited to come in

Central Thailand Mission

2 months 1 week ago

COMPANY With a HEART! Today executives from the PCS company went to the Pho Thong slum and met with a couple of community leaders to present the work opportunities they are offering to those needing jobs. We hope to connect them all our disadvantaged communities and partners to help provide

Central Thailand Mission

2 months 1 week ago

Special thanks to Teresa Marie De Mez for the activity. Also to her Thai friend Poo who engaged and instructed the kids in Thai, plus brought gifts for them!! You girls were a terrific team!

Central Thailand Mission

2 months 2 weeks ago

COLLABORATING to REACH MORE COMMUNITIES: AS a TEAM, we can do alot more. We worked with THREE different institutions to help distribute 300 cartons of milk (that's a whopping 10,800 packets of Foremost Thailand milk packets) with the Thanksgiving Home Foundation, the Mercy Center in Klong Toey and the Xavierian

Central Thailand Mission

2 months 2 weeks ago

LEARNING TO LOVE Thru' PLAY: When we arrived, there were kids sitting on the side of the walkway. On seeing us, they quickly got up, ran to their friends , excitedly yelling , "Farang mar liau!" ( in English: the foreigners have come!) Yes, they knew it was going to

Central Thailand Mission

2 months 2 weeks ago

Milk Distribution goes far and wide, from Saraburi to Sangklaburi — to a Girls' home, a Montessori school for disadvantaged kids, to leaning centers and jungle community schools. Thank you John and Hilary as well as Rolyn Gateway, Catherine for your help in bringing the milk to so many!

Central Thailand Mission

2 months 2 weeks ago

Collaborating with iCare Thailandfor the distribution of Foremost Thailand milk ( 100 cartons!) to the slum communities of Bang Sue, Nonthaburi and Pathumthani. Thanks also to Khun Nurin and the team at @ MirrorFoundation for your help kind assistance and support.

Central Thailand Mission

2 months 3 weeks ago

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Central Thailand Mission

3 months 2 days ago

Back to School 2 : It was a wonderful return and resumption of the HAPPY HOME support center, now that our farang teacher volunteers are back in Thailand after the summer break!! We had two brand new volunteers today — including our first ever male volunteer teacher!! Teacher Dee was

Central Thailand Mission

3 months 2 days ago

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3 months 2 days ago

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3 months 1 week ago

Cleaning up the Slums -- physically, mentally, environmentally......

Central Thailand Mission

3 months 1 week ago

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Central Thailand Mission

3 months 2 weeks ago

Goodness without Borders! There’s no boundary where the MILK of Kindness flows! Thank you Foremost Thailand and The Mirror Foundation for the overflow of Milk to us at CTM, so that we too can pour out to others in need. Thru a recent chance meeting, this CTM Milkmaid was introduced

Central Thailand Mission

3 months 2 weeks ago

More Foremost Milk for our Happy Home munchkins at the Pho Thong slum community!
Special thanks to our milkmaid Becky Maneerut, for delivering the goodies !

Central Thailand Mission

3 months 2 weeks ago

Milk for the Mons! Always lovely to visit this close-knit community of Mon families. We paid a surprise visit there bringing cartons of Foremost Thailand milk for the kids . This time around, we also brought bags of donated clothes and shoes. It was nice to see them, not just

Central Thailand Mission

3 months 3 weeks ago

Deliveries to date: Thank you again to The Mirror Foundation and Foremost Thailand for making all this possible — the distribution of about 800 cartons of milk so far — and more to come! 300 cartons to Shade Tree Foundation for distribution to needy migrants in Mae Sot, 100 cartons

Central Thailand Mission

3 months 3 weeks ago

When FACEBOOK connects the dots! Responding to an FB forum post requesting children’s toys and games for some Klong Toey slum communities, I got to meet @Teresa, a volunteer with the Xavierian Missionary Center, right there in the heart of Klong Toey. I was introduced to Father Alex who has

Central Thailand Mission

4 months 1 week ago

MILK to the Migrants! So many people, families have fled their homes, farms in Myanmar because of the civil unrest and the current military moves in the country . Many have fled on foot, carrying only minimal belonging and seeking shelter in the jungle and villages along the Thai-Myanmar border

Central Thailand Mission

4 months 1 week ago

The Tale of Two families: At Pho Thong community where we've set up our HAPPY HOME support center for the latchkey kids in this slum, we are finding ways and means to stretch our funding to help as many as we can. Here's what we did this month. Our first

Central Thailand Mission

4 months 1 week ago

THE MILKMAN is here again!!! Thanks to FrieslandCampinaThailand, manufacturer and distributor of Foremost Thailand milk products, and their latest collaboration with the The Mirror Foundation , we are thrilled to be able to facilitate the distribution of milk once again to all the communities we serve and those we partner!

Central Thailand Mission

4 months 3 weeks ago

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4 months 3 weeks ago

Kan, aged 8, has never gone to school because his single father lost his job when he suffered a spinal injury. In May, we raised funds to get uniforms for the kids at the Pho Thong slum community, including Kan. The next problem was there was no one to take

Central Thailand Mission

5 months 4 days ago

It’s always an awesome day when our friend Josh rolls into Bangkok , all the way from Sangklaburi — a six hour drive to bring commercial supplies for a company here. When he returns with a partially empty truck, we take full advantage to pack that truck with boxes of

Central Thailand Mission

5 months 5 days ago

THANK YOU Alina Suwannakoot, Johanna Kaki, Pamela Ho & parents from the First Steps International School for the generous contribution of toys, books, clothes, stationery, shoes and the bikes that were all delivered to our support Center, Happy Home, last week. The girls were spoilt for choice and a couple

Central Thailand Mission

5 months 5 days ago

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5 months 5 days ago

RELIEF for our HOT HAPPY HOME @PhoThongSlumcommunity When the temperature indoors soars above 36 Deg. Celsius, & everyone's sweating it out in this 'sauna' and visitors start feeling nauseous, you know it's TIME to get the HEAT-SHIELD! With the initial set-up of Happy Home, there were so many other needs

Central Thailand Mission

5 months 1 week ago

Catching up on all those who have pitched in with furniture this past month, helping with the set up of Happy Home as well as assisting Pi Kai, the sick single father of two boys whom we have re-homed , in the Pho Thong slum community. Special thanks to Khun

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