Third Year Anniversary

WE ARE THREE TODAY!!! Thank you all for your support and love as we continue spreading the word that depression is highly treatable and preventable! We invited around 200 guests to Bocarinos at the New World Hotel Hotel. Among them were our special friends from PCSO, Globe, and other partner groups and organizations!  

How to be happy again

Dr. Honey Carandang gave a lecture to around 100 students of Assumption College on How to be happy again. During her talk, she discussed the basics of depression and how to recognize the symptoms of this mental illness. However, she also stressed that depression is a highly treatable and preventable disease. Many people think that once […]

2010 Women’s Month Kick-off: “Babae, tagumpay ka ng Bayan!”

We are celebrating WOMEN today! With the participation of Dove, the Philippine Commission on Women and the government of Taguig, the Natasha Goulbourn Foundation had a booth in the NBC Tent in the Fort to discuss our advocacy and how women can be affected by this mental illness! Participants came to our booth and learned […]

New Balance Power Run

Held in the Fort, Taguig, 5000 people joined the New Balance Power Run Raising Hope which aimed to raise funds for cancer patients and cancer awareness. The Natasha Goulbourn Foundation was also a beneficiary of this activity! Depression can worsen symptoms of chronic illnesses such as cancer, and cancer can actually contribute to depression. It is […]

Thanksgiving Cocktail

After all our successful events, we felt that we needed to give thanks for all of the blessings the Lord has given us in helping improve awareness of depression and how it still remains one of the more common reasons for suicide. We had a small cocktail party in the Tower Club with our board, […]

“Be Happy Again” Iwasan ang Kalungkutan

Dr. Cornelio Banaag, Dr. Honey Carandang and Dr. Ricardo Soler gave a series of lectures to our fellow Filipinos located in Hong Kong! In the Bayanihan Center located in Kennedy Town, the NGF team talked to hundreds of migrant workers. Based on studies of the dynamics of depression in relation to modern Philippine Society, the Natasha […]

The Spiegel Lectures

For three days, the Natasha Goulbourn Foundation held a three-day lecture series, with Dr. David Speigel, a doctor from Stanford University Hospital to talk about stress, illness and mind and body medicine. We started on September 23, at the Cebu Doctors Hospital. This was a public lecture, and the topic was “Mind & Body Medicine- […]

ENCORE: Fundraising at Club Mwah!

Due to the success of our initial fundraising event last August, NGF held another celebration today! This time, we had 250 guests and supporters, including Tim Yap and Karen Davila. We’d like to say thank you to our special guest singers, May Bayot, Michael Williams and Rem Zamora along with our guest dancers, Liza Dino, […]

Depression: What you need to know

Dr. Peter Gruenewald, a German doctor of The Hale Clinic, London gave a two lecture series to students of Miriam College on August 29, 2007 and members of the Sanctuario de San Agustin Parish Church on September 03, 2007. All in all, around 1600 people attended his forum on depression. In his lectures, he talked about […]

Fundraising at Club Mwah!

We’re fighting being blue with a symphony of colors! Today, we invited 260 of our special friends and supporters to Club Mwah! The Las Vegas inspired show in the Philippines. All of our friends were enchanted with performances by Pilita Corales, Michael Williams, Rem Zamora and Bituin Escalante! We were also delighted to see our guest dancers […]