Toys for Thailand Board Meeting

On March 6, 2016 Toys for Thailand, Inc. held it’s annual board meeting. Board members: Maria Miller, John Bilar, Sean Cuadra, Paul Marshall and Jerome Roberts attended the meeting along with officers Sasha Bilar, Director of Thailand Operations, Lynda Halttunen, Treasurer  and Denise Plante Secretary. Maria Miller served as Chairman and Denise Plante served as Secretary of Read more about Toys for Thailand Board Meeting[…]

Garden + Fish Pond = Lunch

Toys for Thailand provided funds for a school garden and fish pond for HuayPuKaeng, a Hill Tribal school in Maehongson, Thailand. The T4T gift came from Judy Eberhart and friends. Huay PuKaeng teacher Kru Rach organized her students to prepare the schoolyard for the garden and pond.   School gardens are a wonderful way to use the schoolyard as Read more about Garden + Fish Pond = Lunch[…]

Hair by Dee

  Toys for Thailand supporter and hair stylist Dee Khumthorn L’Huillier (USA) funded a hair cutting station for the students of MaeSurin School in Maehongson, Thailand. The photo here shows the teacher and students from MaeSurin with Sasha Bilar. MaeSurin was one of 44 schools that participated in the Small World Maehongson Festival on December 24, 2015. Read more about Hair by Dee[…]

Power of the Playground

Toys for Thailand funded a playground for the Maeja Preschool (Maehongson, Thailand), a gift from Jerome Roberts and Friends. The playground provides a space for young Tribal children to enrich, build, and expand their cognitive development through play. “Playground play structures help facilitate a child’s cognitive development during free play because toddlers are at a sensor-motor stage of development and they Read more about Power of the Playground[…]

Perfect Timing

                  The Basil Box, Toronto, Canada just opened their second restaurant and owner Peter Chui fulfilled his temple promise making a second donation to Toys for Thailand. Peter writes, “I made a temple promise while traveling in SE Asia, that for each new restaurant I open, I Read more about Perfect Timing[…]

Small World Team Promotes T4T

February 2016: The Small World Maehongson Festival (SWF) team was invited to join a Children’s Festival in Maesariang District to promote Toys for Thailand (T4T) school projects and to strengthen the partnership between Maehongson School District 1 and 2. SWF Coordinator Archi writes, ” I hope that one day in the future we will be the same Read more about Small World Team Promotes T4T[…]

Prem International School supports Toys for Thailand

  Prem International School in Mae Rim, Thailand hosted a Car Boot fundraiser on Feburary 13, 2016. The event raised 17, 449 baht for the Toys for Thailand (T4T) scholarship program. Prem students from Grade 2 under the direction of their teacher, James Pinkard raised 6,829 baht from their stall selling cupcakes, clothes, toys, books Read more about Prem International School supports Toys for Thailand[…]

Soymilk and forget your husband cookies

Every Thursday 150 students at Soon Pangmapha have a school clean up day and after enjoy a protein drink made with an industrial soy milk making machine, a Toys for Thailand gift from Paul Marshall and friends (Dec 2015). Pangmapha is a residential school 90 minutes from Maehongson, Thailand. The tribal students live 10-1 with a teacher in dark, Read more about Soymilk and forget your husband cookies[…]

The Rest of the Story

Toys for Thailand provided a charger for Saree Wittiya scholarship student, Ponchai and his family  in May 2015, a donation from Karan Huskey. In December 2015 Maria Miller asked about Ponchai and his brother and learned that they were not using the charger because they had to haul it a long distance to get it recharged (every few days). To provide Read more about The Rest of the Story[…]