Fr. Al’s Children Foundation, Inc. (FACFI)
Is a non-stock, non-profit organization duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the laws of the Republic of the Philippines. It was established on November 26, 1992 after the demise of Msgr. Aloysius Schwartz, founder of the congregation of the Sisters of Mary and their charity programs The Sisters of Mary Schools (SMS).
FACFI is authorized to receive and accept donations or contributions and gifts of any kind for the benefit of children from poorest of the poor families in the Philippines studying at the Sisters of Mary Schools Boystowns and Girlstowns.
The Foundation is a recognized DONEE INSTITUTION and certified by the Philippine Council for NGO Certification (PCNC)
PCNC Accreditation: February 24, 2021 - Febraury 23, 2026
Certificate No. 2021022403
DSWD Registration No.: DSWD-SB-SP-000123-2020
Note: PCNC Certificate entitles the donation received by the Foundation for full/limited deduction from the donor's taxable income.
The Foundation envisions itself as the funding arm of The Sisters of Mary in their service to the poorest of the poor Filipino children and a channel wherein concerned people contribute to the upliftment of the lives of the needy and the suffering Filipino people.
The Foundation’s mission is to establish and maintain a relief organization by means of accepting donations, contributions, bequests and gifts of any kind from local donors for children from the poorest of the poor families in the Philippines by providing them with food, clothing, shelter and education through the Sisters of Mary Boystown and Girlstown Schools.
To tap many people who could become potential donors to the foundation through solicitation letters and other ways;
To support the majority, if not all, of the basic needs of the poor children through the The Sisters of Mary charity programs: food, clothing, academic & technical education;
To intercede for the rich to help the poor, for the powerful to assist the helpless, and for the poor to help those who are poorer than themselves.