All fundraising raffle tickets, transactions, participants, purchasers and winners are subject to all these OFFICIAL RULES. One hundred percent of all proceeds from the fundraising will be directed to subsidize the LITTLE LIGHT UNITED’s cause, to benefit and support its charitable purposes.
The fundraising raffle tickets will be sold in all areas our volunteers can reach. Anyone can purchase as many tickets as they wish, subject to availability. All sales are final. A raffle ticket is by no means transferrable or assignable from its purchaser to any other person. The LITTLE LIGHT UNITED is not responsible for lost or illegible tickets, errors or problems that may limit the purchaser’s ability to participate or win in the raffle. Any deceptive tickets or acts by the purchaser will render the purchaser ineligible. Non-cash prizes can be claimed in cash forms (prizes converted to its cash value set by the organization) if so desired by the winner correlating to sponsorship amount. For travel prizes, winners need to contact the LITTLE LIGHT UNITED at least six (6) months before the flight dates (exclusive of holidays).
The organization has the right to suspend, postpone or cancel the raffle at any time due to unforeseen incidents that result in the LITTLE LIGHT UNITED being unable to convey the raffle. Winners will be announced on our website as well as social media pages (Facebook and Instagram).
Safety of Abiding in the Presence of God
91 He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High
Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
2 I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress;
My God, in Him I will trust.”
3 Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler[a]
And from the perilous pestilence.
4 He shall cover you with His feathers,
And under His wings you shall take refuge;
His truth shall be your shield and buckler.
5 You shall not be afraid of the terror by night,
Nor of the arrow that flies by day,
6 Nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness,
Nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday.
7 A thousand may fall at your side,
And ten thousand at your right hand;
But it shall not come near you.
8 Only with your eyes shall you look,
And see the reward of the wicked.
9 Because you have made the Lord, who is my refuge,
Even the Most High, your dwelling place,
10 No evil shall befall you,
Nor shall any plague come near your dwelling;
11 For He shall give His angels charge over you,
To keep you in all your ways.
12 In their hands they shall bear you up,
Lest you dash your foot against a stone.
13 You shall tread upon the lion and the cobra,
The young lion and the serpent you shall trample underfoot.
14 “Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore I will deliver him;
I will set him on high, because he has known My name.
15 He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him;
I will be with him in trouble;
I will deliver him and honor him.
16 With long life I will satisfy him,
And show him My salvation.”
“the Children are our Future”… a common conception of most of us when we speak about the children. For most of the developed countries, the future is brighter for their privileged children but for the developing countries, it is somehow bleak. It is our utmost desire in our own little ways to bestow to them even a miniscule taste of happiness and to put a smile in their faces through our gifts/presents and by spending time with them through activities that will enrich their minds and uplift their spirits.
In the last five years since our organization has started, we have covered numerous areas that we were given the privilege to impart our services and accord our presents and gifts, which we have accumulated from the generous donors, to the least fortunate children; As most of the members of our organization are of Filipino decent, we know for a fact that education is a top priority even to the poorest of the poor Filipino. We have seen how the parents (especially families from the remote areas) would send their children to elementary schools no matter the distance from their homes, may it be with or without transportation. Children would walk in their worn out flip-flops through the rough mountainous terrains. Thus, as part of the gift giving, we have not only provided them some educational materials but also handed out brand new flip-flops. They no longer walk bare foot or in their worn out flip-flops!
It has been so rewarding to be able to share the blessings that we have received everyday. Seeing the little faces brighten up when we hand them their little presents is PRICELESS.
Typhoon Haiyan, known as Super Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines, was one of the strongest typhoon ever recorded in the history of the country and devastated a lot of areas in November 2013. Thousands of families lost their homes and their loved ones. These people not only lost their physical things or were displaced from their homes but has also lost hope as a result of the typhoon. People didn’t know how to live in the aftermath of the turmoil.
We were blessed in Northern California that no such storm surge has ever affected our area. With such gratefulness, our volunteers came up with strategies to succor those affected by the calamity in our own little ways especially to those in the remote areas where aids were least likely to reach them. We were able to conduct garage sales from the donations of all who cared and sold printed shirts of which all the proceeds were sent back to the Philippines to provide for the needs. The cash donations that came in were also sent to purchase the basics and distributed by our volunteers. The remaining items from the garage sale which comprised mainly of clothes were sent through a local courier. Our endless appreciation goes out to all who have donated!
Through your donations we have aided the victims of the Yolanda typhoon by providing them with some of their basic needs and to some, roofs over their heads…. THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!
Please check out the OUTREACH and GALLERY pages to see photos of our recent activities