Archive | October, 2012

Dance is HOPE made visible

We make disco cool. We put the OH YEAH in BOOGIE (the ‘yeah’ is silent, and therefore can only be heard by cool people). Our afros of awesomeness inspire hairstylist all over the world to buy new cans of hairspray. But it’s not only our fashion and music that makes a statement. We dance for […]

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NGF on State of the Nation

We were also featured on State of the Nation of Jessica Soho. Introducing the very suicide hotline of the Philippines, NGF is addressing a need. Called the ICIC (Information and Crisis Intervention Center), the hotline is meant for the immediate intervention of suicidal and/or severely depressed callers and referral to the nearest mental health facility […]

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NGF in TV Patrol and Bandila

The number of cases of bullying and cyberbullying in the Philippines has been increasing. What with the story of Amanda Todd, who committed suicide just a few days ago, there has been both local and international calls for action to address this concern. October is BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH. Do you know that according to our […]

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The Amanda Todd Story

We just wanted to share this story about how bullying can lead to suicide. This should be a lesson to everyone to take notice of behaviors that may cause other people to suffer depression and attempt suicide. MORE IMPORTANTLY, TALK ABOUT SUICIDE. Talking about suicide DOES NOT increase the risk of it. In fact, most […]

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Our latest campaign

NGF would like to thank our partner advertising company, Campaigns&Grey for helping us create a wonderful and beautiful campaign! We’ve just released the posters, but already we are flooded with tons of compliments on the beauty of the design. But we’re not focused on catching your attention. We want to help YOU.  The very first […]

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1st Philippine Mental Health Conference

WOW. For the first time ever, both private and government sectors came together to discuss an important topic: DEPRESSION. Over 400 participants from different organization, groups and schools were present at Citystate Tower Hotel, Manila to observe Mental Health Day (October 10). “This is an alarming problem,” says DOH Sec. Enrique T. Ona, “By 2030, […]

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NGF on ANC Alert

Our Information and Crisis Intervention Center (ICIC) is now operational! WE ARE HERE TO LISTEN. Call us now at 804-HOPE (4673). NGF President Jean Goulbourn and Resource Mobilization Officer, Arthur Demain talk with host TJ Manotoc about our new service. DO YOU FEEL ALONE? HOPELESS? HELPLESS? If yes, you may be suffering from depression. It […]

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Congratulations Matt (and Thank You)!

Like our website? Well, we do! The man behind this is Matthew Manos, Founder of  A Very Nice Design Studio. We thanked him and his team when we launched this website last May, but that doesn’t mean we’ve stopped caring. In fact, we’re so proud to mention that recently, he was featured in Forbes magazine […]

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