H.O.P.E. Foundation International was established on March 9, 1993 by a group of Filipino-Americans in Rhode Island. We are a nonprofit humanitarian organization dedicated to providing basic medical and dental assistance to the indigenous Aetas in the Mount Pinatubo locale and the isolated poor of the Philippines. Who We Are Officers (2020 – Present) Michael A. Makalinaw, President Teresita Halo Machado, Vice President David F. Mallari, Executive Director of Operations Christina M.Go, Executive Secretary Thomas Unsworth, Treasurer Donald P. Hayden, Auditor Board of Directors (2020 – Present) Teresita Halo Machado, Chair Marie Halo, R.N. Margie Espíritu Paulette Rayos Adams Marie Halo, R.N. Mark T. Makalinaw Jennifer Sequeira Deborah Halo Financial Information 501(c)(3) IRS Letter: Apr. 24, 2002 (determination of 501c3 status) IRS EIN: 05-0470876 IRS Status: 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization Status Class: 509(a)(1) or 501(a)(2), publicly supported organization Click here for I.R.S determination letter *All donations are spent on projects. Administrative fees are absorbed by members.