The last thing I expected when I arrived at work Wednesday morning was to see the community behind our center covered in flames and thick smoke. That was the horrifying sight I witnessed – the entire Napacor community reduced to rubble by a fire that engulfed all of the homes in less than an hour. Napacor is one of three urban.. read more →

Click here to check out IT Tender’s latest 6-month report. Thank you for all your support and prayers! John Coffey Director of IT Tender read more →

14 Dec 2016
December 14, 2016

Our Dream of a White Christmas Came True

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Every year the street children count down the days until IT Tender’s annual Christmas party. In fact, for many of them it’s even more memorable and exciting than Christmas day. They have the rare opportunity to receive gifts, school supplies, hygiene supplies and a big meal. The kids also experience games, crafts, a photo booth,.. read more →

18 Nov 2016
November 18, 2016

A White Christmas in Manila

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Thank you for supporting this incredible opportunity for us to share with the street children at Christmas the gospel and many wonderful blessings. Simply click here to give directly to this event and select “IT Tender Ministries” as the designation. May you enjoy the peace and love of Christ this season and each day. John.. read more →

06 Sep 2016
September 6, 2016

Educating the Educators

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Empowering the poor through education is the heart and vision of IT Tender. Urban poor children are empowered through our preschool, after-school tutoring, and the sponsorship program that covers the transportation and school supplies for children to attend public school. The long-term vision however is to one day establish a Christian private school for the.. read more →

04 Jun 2016
June 4, 2016

Acoustic Transformation

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Acoustic Transformation – by Gabby Malquisto “Hey buddy, want to learn music?” This was the invitation I was given from a friend back in 2004 – an invitation that without my knowing would change my whole life and lead me to become a follower of Christ. Today, many young people are led astray by what they see in.. read more →

12 Mar 2016
March 12, 2016

Youth Find Freedom in Christ

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Article by Gabby Malquisto (Youth Teacher at IT Tender) To set an example to others, people need to take a stand and make a difference. On the evening of February 25th, a group of youth raised their voices and stepped up to a once-in-a-lifetime decision…a decision to accept Christ in their lives as Lord and Saviour… read more →

18 Dec 2015
December 18, 2015

Our Christmas Wish Came True in Manila

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Article by Jizza Malquisto “When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.” This verse from Matthew Chapter 10 inspired IT Tender throughout our Disney-themed Christmas Party. Our aim was to share the magical feeling that God’s love brings to those who receive the Lord Jesus. You don’t need to “wish upon a.. read more →

As you might guess, children in Manila love Disney just as much as children in the West.  …or even more, if possible. The street kids in our educational programs only dream of experiencing Disneyland. This Christmas, in the spirit of bringing joy and making dreams possible, we want to bring all of the children to Disneyland!.. read more →

21 Sep 2015
September 21, 2015

Starstruck at IT Tender

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Article by Gabby Malquisto We are very thankful for the supporters, volunteers, and partners who help bring joy to our children. Last August 8th, our newest partner organization “U! Happy Events” threw another birthday party at IT Tender’s drop-in center. “U! Happy Events” connects with sponsors and volunteers who wish to reach out to the less fortunate through.. read more →