Frequently Asked Questions

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How many widows and orphans do GSPI programs currently benefit?

Gracious Samaritan Philippines, Inc currently has 50 abardoned kids and orphans in our programs. We expect to double that number next year as we expand to 3 other regions.

Are my donations tax-deductible in the US?

Yes! We currently accept donations made through our parent organization Good Samaritan Ministries, Beaverton, OR, which is an IRS-approved 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Good Samaritan Ministries Oregon Tax ID is #0555207-4. We also hold an approved certificate of incorporation from the Securities and Exchange Commission of The Philippines to operate as a legal entity in that country.

How can I volunteer to help your mission?

Please contact Grace Smith to ask about our most urgent current needs. In general, we look forward to the volunteer assistance from dental hygienists, nutritionists, elementary and secondary school teachers, business managers, and others with skills and experience to share.

Is the GSPI connected to a specific religious organization?

Like its parent organization, GSPI is a faith-based charity in the Christian tradition, although we are not specifically tied to any one denomination.

What is the range of the services you provide?

We hold free medical clinics at least once a month, and provide medication, vitamins, nutrition drinks, a wellness program, dental care including prosthesis, annual vision check ups, and home visits for sanitation and hygiene awareness. We also offer counseling programs to anyone from all walks of life.