Father Ray Foundation

Disabled students invited to sing, exercise

Thursday, 08 October 2015 13:09
The Father Ray Foundation is encouraging its students to exercise both their bodies and voices at weekly exercise and singing events. Foundation President Rev. Peter Pattarapong Srivorakul opened the inaugural event Oct. 2 at the Redemptorist Vocational School for Persons with Disabilities. The foundation has a large...

Mothers Day, Father Ray Day and a lot of blood

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 15:57
The middle of August is always a busy time at the Father Ray Foundation. This year the children and students celebrated the birthday of HM the Queen, as they do each year, but there were also many ceremonies to celebrate Mothers Day at the different...
Thailand’s Ministry of Labor is joining with Pattaya’s Father Ray Foundation to host a July conference to encourage the hiring of disabled people in Asia. The July 8-10 Workability Asia Conference 2015 will be held at the Hilton Pattaya with a goal to honor and continue...

Pattaya turns green, for one day only

Thursday, 26 March 2015 09:35
The fifth St. Patrick’s Day Parade took to the streets of Pattaya on the afternoon of the 17th of March, and this annual event just keeps on getting bigger and bigger each year.
The Redemptorist Vocational School opened its center for students with severe disabilities funded in part from donations by Scandinavian artists. Father Ray Foundation President Rev. Michael Picharn Jaiseri welcomed Rer Egebjerg, Per Enevoldsen, Christian Enevoldsen and Kampri Tawacharee on March 2, almost exactly a year since...
The Thai Farang Initiative (TFi) visited the Welcome Center at the Father Ray Foundation on Thursday the 26th of February to hand over goods to the value of 33,000 baht.
The YWCA Bangkok-Pattaya Center donated 500 kilograms of rice to the Father Ray Foundation for its S.O.S. Rice campaign. Father Ray Vice President Rev. Michael Picharn Jaiseri accepted the rice on Feb. 19, and explained how the foundation cares for about 900 children, requiring six tons...

Charity wins at Pattaya International Bed Race

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 16:05
Perhaps that it was only fitting that hotels took the top two places in the annual Pattaya International Bed Race. Organized by the Rotary Club of Pattaya and Pattaya City Hall, 30 teams paid 5000 THB to enter, with profits going towards Rotary charity projects.

SOS Rice Campaign 2014 begins next week

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 17:22
Each year the Father Ray Foundation launches the SOS Rice Campaign to collect food donations to feed the 850 children and students under its care. This year the campaign will take place from the 4th to the 7th of December.
The Redemptorist School for Persons with Disabilities plans to send 219 athletes and staff to the National Disabled Games Jan. 15-19 in Nakhon Ratchasima.
The Father Ray Foundation and Perfume House, in cooperation with Pattaya City and Nongprue Municipality held a one day football tournament titled “Football for Future 2014”, at the Planet Football facility on Siam Country Club Road, Pattaya on Sunday, November 9, with the aim being...

Women With a Mission - A Ten-Year Journey

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 17:39
Rayong-Pattaya Ladies Circle (RLC) has announced their 2nd Annual Red Carpet Ball to be held at the Amari Pattaya on Saturday 8 November. Last year the expatriate community packed the ballroom at the Hard Rock and was wowed not just by the spectacular ball, but...

Father Ray students limited in body, but not mind

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 17:18
When contestants from the Miss New Zealand beauty pageant recently visited the Redemptorist School for Persons with Disabilities, they saw that children under the care of the Father Ray Foundation may have been limited in physical ability, but not in spirit.

Generous GIS students help Pattaya library

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 17:28
Big-hearted students from Garden International School have helped less-fortunate Pattaya children by donating their old books. To mark International Literacy Day, GIS Prefect John Caules organised several events. One was to encourage students to donate their old books, which were still in good condition, to give...
Veteran snooker ace Jimmy White was in Pattaya recently where he gave up his time to play against local pool and snooker enthusiasts at different venues, and all for charity.

Return of a legend

Thursday, 04 September 2014 09:34
Former World Champion snooker player, Ken Doherty, paid a second visit to the Father Ray Children’s Home on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 30, to play pool against the children, and everyone, children and workers, were very excited to welcome him back to Pattaya.
The Redemptorist School for Persons with Disabilities marked 11 years since the death of Rev. Raymond Brennan, the founder of both the school and his namesake Father Ray Foundation.
On the afternoon of Wednesday 6th August, twenty five contestants of the 2014 Miss Universe New Zealand Pageant arrived at the Father Ray Foundation as part of their whirlwind tour of Thailand.

Father Ray Month

Thursday, 07 August 2014 09:35
Father Ray Month takes place each year in August to commemorate the passing of Father Ray Brennan, the founder of several social projects here in Pattaya. Since his passing on August 16th 2003, the Foundation named after him has continued his work and in his...
Sports fans and politicians helped get the Father Ray Foundation from behind the eight ball by raising 600,000 baht in a charity pool tournament. Banthit Siritanyong, president of the Pattaya Entertainment Business Club, hosted the July 2 tournament at the Regent Pool and Sport Bar attended...
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