Welcome to GK USA

We welcome you to GK1 World Foundation (GK USA) as we launch this whole new 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

University of Miami carols for GK feeding program

The Filipino Student Association of the University of Miami went caroling around Miami the weekend of December 4 and 5, 2017, to raise funds for the children of Gawad Kalinga in the Philippines. The students raised over $450 for the Kusina ng Kalinga, or KnK (“Care Kitchens”) feeding program, which feeds…...

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GK Futsal Team Makes Waves in International Competition

The 13-and-under Futsal team fielded by Gawad Kalinga Philippines (GK) returned from an EU tour last May, participating in the 2017 Hazebrouck International Youth Cup held on May 26 and 27 in Hazebrouck, France, as well as attending several training programs in Barcelona, Spain, and Zurich, Switzerland.  The team, GK…...

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Young Filipino-American Achievers Awarded for 2017

Los Angeles, CA (June 10, 2017) – Gawad Kalinga USA, a 501c3 nonprofit anti-poverty movement, in partnership with Seafood City Supermarket, the premier Filipino grocery chain in North America, is pleased to announce the Young Filipino-American Achievers (YFAA) awardees for 2017. The YFAA program awards internship grants to three outstanding…...

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