Category Archives: Charity

Container 22 on its way

In case you missed Tom McCormack’s comment on a previous post, He will be in David with container # 22, on September 17.

More medical help for the residents of Chiriqui.

For more info on previous container deliveries, search for Tom McCormack in the search area above.

Hi Don, Glad to see you two (3) are doing well. Shipping container # 22 17 of Sept.
800 new legs to date.Anxious to get back to David.

Boquete Charity Event – Feb. 3, 2018

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Our 3rd Annual Poker Fun….is like the Poker Runs done in the US by Car and Motorcycle Clubs. Ours is a ‘Fun’ because we WALK or drive around Boquete to various locations, where a playing card is drawn ‘for your hand’, and the BEST HAND wins a prize. There are 7 card draw locations, and you can purchase ‘Wild Cards (up to 3) at the final stop. Best Hand wins our Prize, and there’s a Lottery for additional Gift Certificates and prizes.

The action begins at the Clubhouse at BCP at 2PM, on Saturday, Feb. 3rd where official score cards are purchased (2/$10, additional @ $5). Lottery tickets will be sold at the final stop…..Big Daddy’s for final judging. Help us……Help the Community of Boquete.

ACCB, the ‘Association of Charity of Community of Boquete’, is a Panama Association (Resolution: 02-PJ-02-2018).
More information can be found on our website at:

Tom McCormack’s Container #19 arrives Tuesday (July 4)

I just got word from Tom McCormack that container #19 will arrive and start unloading at 7AM on Tuesday at the casa de jubalodos beside the jail in David. Turn left at the light to go to the casa de jubilados. Going right puts you at the jail.

Tom said if you wanted to play a roll in unloading the contents to be there at 7AM.

To see more posts on previous container arrivals and Tom’ endeavors assisting the Chiriquí area, click HERE.

FICADEN Group @ Chiriqui Storage Flea Market (January 15)

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January 15th @ Chiriqui Storage Flea Market
The FICADEN Group will be at the flea Market and available to talk with individuals about supporting the Ngabe Nation whose Capital is in Llano Tugri.It is a beautiful drive up there with breath taking views along the way. The drive is about an hour up the road once you enter San Felix. Good asphalt road with a few pot holes. Mr. Armando Dixon one of the FICADEN Board members will be there sharing his life story…..adopted by an American family and later returning to teach his people (Ngabe’s). Recently was sent by the Panamanian Government to China for a month. He is currently studying for his Masters Degree.
I am having at Tables 5&6 there with a lot of DIY stuff; different coax cables, wires, battery powered drills,CB radio, turn of the century digital camera with 3.5 floppy drive, hedge trimmer, Scotts Lawn Spreader and about 600′ of low resistance coax cable suitable for Ham Radio. and other stuff!.  All the proceeds from the sale items go to FICADEN and the outreach in Llano Tugri. Our ministry, is sponsoring the work at Llano Tugri. Currently we have initiated an after school Feeding Program and support the after school Learning Program ,whereby we were able to get a large supply of teaching materials when we made the trip up there on December 18th.
Our web site is:   ( There are so many ministries similar in name_ use this specific site)
Facebook:Our Trip December 18th

Help Tom – Help Chiriquí


The other day I mentioned that Rubi Ciana is up for the Héros of Panama. It is now time to vote and you can vote on an hourly basis.

There was an $8,000 award for being nominated and there will be another $30,000 for the winner.

The McCormack Foundation will be able to help a lot of folks if Rubi wins.

To vote, click HERE and vote often. You do not need to be in Panama to vote. As the graphic says, voting stops on November 20.

Hard At Work


Tom McCormack is still delivering the contents of Container #18 to needy Panamanian recipients. Arm and leg prothesis are being fitted. The good work goes on.

You may wonder how you can say “Thank You”. Well, a good way is to continue putting in votes for Rubi, his trusty assistant. That would provide his foundation with $30,000, which would allow Tom to help more people.

Click HERE to vote.