Nurses Care

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Stories of Hope

Written By: Mikee Pasaporte For the month of May, National Nurses Week is being celebrated worldwide. Up to this day, I still can’t find the right words to explain how nurses do what they do. Day in and day out they give a part of themselves to the patients they assist. The ones that stay in […]

Team Building and Strategic Planning

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Updates
Team Building and Strategic Planning

written by: Mikee Pasaporte The Ruth Foundation team building and strategic planning was held last May 14-16, 2015 at the Hills at Silang. Our staff, consultants, hospice care providers and core volunteers were given the opportunity to come together to be refreshed, enjoy each other’s company, share ideas and brainstorm for tactical plans for the […]

When Words Fail, Music Speaks

Posted by on May 8, 2015 in Updates
When Words Fail, Music Speaks

written by: Mikee Pasaporte Music is known as the universal language. We had the opportunity to witness how music literally breaks boundaries and can even be used to share the Foundation’s advocacy.     Benefit Tour The Ruth Foundation for Palliative and Hospice Care was chosen to be the primary beneficiary of Uppercase Band’s 2015 […]

Peddling for Dignity

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in Stories of Hope
Peddling for Dignity

Written By: Mikee Pasaporte I believe everybody has experienced getting sick once or twice in their lifetime. The common cold accompanied by the feeling of being feverish or perhaps getting the stomach flu after eating your favorite meal.  You tend to have people do everything for you. From preparing your “sick-person” meal (the repeated rice gruel-crackers-and-carbonated […]

Golden Hours

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Stories of Hope
Golden Hours

Written By: Mikee Pasaporte A young, vibrant girl full of dreams at the age of thirteen, our patient was enrolled in The Ruth Foundation program on March 3 as referred by one of our past OJTs. Her condition started with her complaints of being dizzy and having unbearable headaches, which caused her to skip school, […]

Soft- Launch: Leadership For HOPE Certificate Program

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in Updates
Soft- Launch: Leadership For HOPE Certificate Program

written by: Mikee Pasaporte Last Friday, March 13, 2015, The Ruth Foundation in partnership with the Philippine Society of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the Philippine Cancer Society, soft-launched the Leadership For HOPE Certificate Program. Among the fusion of attendees from different fields that evening were professionals from the medical field, pharmaceutical field, the academe […]

Hope Reunites

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in Stories of Hope
Hope Reunites

Written By: Mikee Pasaporte Growing up, I strongly believed that my mom had special powers. She could kiss away the pain of my little finger that got stuck between the cookie jar and its cover. Her hugs could ease the hurt I’d feel from fighting with my best friend. When she strokes my head when […]