Mercy House Orphanage in Pranburi

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Post by bluezephyr » Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:40 pm

Hello Barry, You have Paypal? I didnt think it was available to Thailand..For some reason :?

Gives me an idea, I could auction something off on ebay and send the proceeds to you?
What percentage do paypal charge to recieve money?

Could send cash over, Done it before but its a bit risky
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Post by Aussie Mark » Thu Jun 11, 2009 12:47 pm

Hi Barry I will be there on the 24th June and will ring you so I can drop Oz Uncles and my money to you

See ya soon Mark

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Post by barrys » Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:25 pm

Hi Mark

Great news - look forward to meeting you when you get here

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Post by barrys » Fri Jul 24, 2009 9:46 pm

Just a small update on this topic:

Aussie Mark came into our Hua Hin office/restaurant a few weeks ago and made a generous cash donation to Mercy House on his own behalf and for Oz Uncle.

Georgy also called to our marina and left a donation, as did Michel.

Many thanks to you all from the kids.

Together with Buksi's computer rebuilding initiative, we are making a difference.

Let's please keep it going.

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Post by PeteC » Sat Jul 25, 2009 4:30 am

Good PR and charity work like this done by farangs should get some coverage. I hope one or more of your local hard copy publications has or will write this up. A photo of the presentation of the computer(s) and donations would be good also. If you look at the Pattaya papers they publish things like this almost weekly. Pete :cheers:
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Post by Khundon1975 » Sat Jul 25, 2009 4:16 pm

Anyone know what happened to the Tesco collection box idea??

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Post by beachyhead » Sat Jul 25, 2009 4:35 pm

Hi Barry,

My wife opened a small shop in soi 94 and we would be more than willing to sell any art work or items made by the children. Please let me know if this could be arranged.
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Post by barrys » Sat Jul 25, 2009 11:26 pm

Hi beachyhead

Great idea - maybe you could phone me and let me know exactly where the shop is and we'll call into you in Soi 94 when we're heading into town one day.

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Post by georgy » Sun Jul 26, 2009 9:48 am

If I remember the aim was 100,000 Baht or above, with 84 already collected at that time.
Does anyone know the recent figure?
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Post by Aussie Mark » Sun Jul 26, 2009 6:39 pm

Hi Barry
Sorry I didnt catch you when I dropped ,but your staff were very helpful.Jesus hell fast 5 weeks goes when your on holiday .Should be back in Dec sometime and will donate again and I will try to fundraise here as well

cheers Mark

ps lets reach for the sky and make the amount 200000 baht

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Post by Willis » Mon Aug 24, 2009 3:45 am

Just back home now, paid a visit to Mercy House, lovely kids, well run and really tugs at the heart strings.
Young artist with no hands is amazing, if you can go and see.
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Mercy House

Post by Sealcat » Wed Sep 16, 2009 9:54 am

Hi to All

Just to let you know, my office in Melbourne has just donated 16,000 bht to the kids

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Post by Willis » Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:40 pm

thats great news sealcat, well done, they will be thrilled



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Mercy House Kids Party

Post by Sealcat » Thu Sep 17, 2009 9:38 am

Hi All

We are holding a combined birthday party for the Mercy House kids at Pasta Factory (opp Village Market) this Saturday at 12.30 if anyone would like to say hi to the kids

Allan

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Post by barrys » Thu Sep 17, 2009 2:50 pm

Hi Allan

That's great news about the extra cash and the party.

We'll certainly drop by and say hallo on Saturday.

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