Hope for the Holidays

Posted by on Dec 21, 2015 in Stories of Hope
Hope for the Holidays

written By: Mikee Pasaporte A 47-year old patient of ours, welcomes the holiday season with more hope than usual. He started off with immense weakness on all his extremities on the right side of his body due to a stroke. In comparison with his condition last month, he can now move his right hand, sit […]

TRF’s 2015 Christmas Party

Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in Updates
TRF’s 2015 Christmas Party

There’s More to Christmas author unknown There’s more, much more to Christmas Than candle-light and cheer; It’s the spirit of sweet friendship That brightens all the year;         It’s thoughtfulness and kindness, It’s hope reborn again, For peace, for understanding And for goodwill to men!    Merry Christmas, from all of us!

Reasons to Give Thanks

Posted by on Dec 3, 2015 in Stories of Hope
Reasons to Give Thanks

written by: Mikee Pasaporte “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”- J.F. Kennedy It is that time of the year when the word “Thanksgiving” floods our social media. Though here in the Philippines, Thanksgiving Day is not a holiday […]

Pinoy Laughter Yoga

Posted by on Dec 3, 2015 in Updates
Pinoy Laughter Yoga

written by: Mikee Pasaporte The opportunity to grab a Level 1 Laughter Yoga Certification Course was made available at Asian Hospital and Medical Center last November 21, 2014, in partnership with The Ruth Foundation. This was led by Master Pinoy Laughter Yoga Instructor, Mr. Paolo Trinidad. Some topics discussed were: techniques to facilitate laughter yoga in […]

Chickens, Eggs & Resiliency

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in Stories of Hope
Chickens, Eggs & Resiliency

Written By: Mikee Pasaporte One day, I was talking with Ms. Lira, our social worker, about a good patient story to feature this month. She mentioned the typical scenarios: patients who are in pain, patients who have sad family backgrounds… and a patient who takes care of chickens. Now, this was something that tickled my inquisitive […]

Love is Breathing Hope

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in Stories of Hope
Love is Breathing Hope

Written By: Mikee Pasaporte I believe that people in the good ole days never imagined that we would have to pay for the basics in life. We pay a good amount of money to drink potable water. About 25 pesos per liter, depending on the brand. If your palate is selective and craves for artisan […]

When Hospice Hits Home

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Stories of Hope

Written By: Mikee Pasaporte Love begins at home and it is not how much we do, but how much love we put in that action. -Mother Theresa People who serve in Hospice Care have learned the best tricks of the trade. You can ask any of our doctors, nurses, therapists and volunteers about their best […]

The Story of Teamwork

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Stories of Hope
The Story of Teamwork

Written By: Mikee Pasaporte “We can’t help everyone. But everyone can help someone.”-Ronald Reagan We have a 57-year old patient who is diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer. She lives alone and has been branded to be “difficult to live with”. She keeps things in place and if you move anything out of order, she […]

Three Stories: A Father’s Day Tribute

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Stories of Hope
Three Stories: A Father’s Day Tribute

Written By: Mikee Pasaporte My tribute this month is for all the fathers out there. I have three stories to share. Story #1: Just like a flashback scene from a telenovela, a man was left by his wife four years ago to join her lover. She abandoned their two kids and left them in the […]

SpeedOne Auto Show

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Updates
SpeedOne Auto Show

written by: Mikee Pasaporte The SpeedOne Auto Show was held at V-Central Mall and was organized by Wigo Club Ph and Bayang Magiliw Pilipinas Productions last June 6, 2015, Saturday. The Ruth Foundation was taken in as a beneficiary of this mall event by surprise (we were discovered through the Uppercase Band Album Launch, where the […]