Welcome to GK USA

We welcome you to GK1World Foundation (GK USA) website.  Registered as a 501c3 not for profit organization, GK USA is the lead partner organization of the Gawad Kalinga global community and its mission partners in creating a sustainable template to end poverty.  At the heart of GK’s community-centered approach are presence and values formation and a culture of sharing and caring as it engages and mobilizes all sectors of society in its efforts.  GK USA also endeavors to foster a deeper sense of community among Filipinos living in the United States, connecting them to this mission to bring it to fruition in the motherland and the rest of the world.

GK USA Mission Partners

A New Lease on Life for the Residents of St. Anthony Care Homes 2, GK Golden Acres Las Piñas

By: Angela Bagadiong Thanks to Rene & Vangie Acedillo, twenty-four families now have bright and colorful homes that they can call their own. St. Anthony Care Homes 2 at the GK Golden Acres site in Las Piñas is the second village born from the generosity of the Acedillos, following the…...

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Seafood City supports SIPAG

The GK SipaG program is a youth leadership and empowerment program that specifically uses sports, such as football, as a medium and teaching tool to mold leaders among underprivileged youth through the pillars of values formation, life skills, positive communication, and child rights/protection.  Through this program, many children became academic…...

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Highway of Peace #HOPE

  The 2018 Highway Of Peace Caravan from Iligan City to Marawi City participated by 1,500 volunteers during the Bayani Challenge followed by a #HOPE Forum with the Teachers of Marawi and culminated by a symbolic repainting and beautification of the Km. 0 Marker last June 10, 2018....

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Where the spirit of bayanihan lives