Giselle Tongi Walters, often known as G-Tongi in the Philippines requested her Kababayans to continue her 11 years previous every day talkshow in America titled Kababayan Today with G. Tongi.
“Kababayan Today with G. Tongi is currently the only local daily talk show for Filipinos in America. However, with the recent auction of Network Stations nationally, LA18, the Los Angeles station that produces Kababayan Today has sold it’s broadcast spectrum & will unfortunately be ending all local programming for the Asian American Community, which includes Chinese, Korean & Filipino content. The show, Kababayan Today offficially goes off the air for broadcast on June 30, 2017 after 11 years of serving the Filipino community in America.” Tongi stated in her GoFundMe web page.
Now she deliberate to increase $20,000 with the partnership of Association for the Advancement of Filipino American Arts and Cultures [FilAM Arts] to revive her show from a every day talkshow to a weekly program that might broadcast, as soon as per week, 52 reveals a yr.
“By raising $20,000, Kababayan Today will be able to cover the initial carriage fee for broadcast for a year to air existing content. More funds are needed for production costs to continue producing new and exciting segments however, the minimum to keep the program running is this initial amount of $20,000,” she stated in her web page.
To encourage her followers to donate, she created some gimmicks and he or she would give you might be reward should you donated a much bigger quantity.
These are the rewards that she introduced in her GoFundMe web page:
- $50 – Salamat Level: Donate this quantity and Host & Producer G.Tongi will ship you might be private thanks card in the mail with an autographed picture
- $100 – Farewell Fiesta: Donate this quantity for a ticket to be part of us on July 7, 2017 @ the Bradley Tower in Los Angeles for a lunch reception ready by “Chopped” Chef Charleen Caabay
- $150 – Commercial: Donate this quantity and we are going to broadcast your 30 second industrial through the program’s industrial break.
- $400 – Meet & Greet: Donate this quantity and Host & Producer G.Tongi will make a private look for a meet & greet at your occasion.
- $500 – Brought to U By: By donating this quantity, we broadcast 4 30 second commercials of your occasion/model through the industrial break with a “Brought to you by” Voice over point out
- $1000:Donate this quantity and we are going to function your model, enterprise or occasion in an built-in phase on Kababayan Today for broadcast
- $2000 – Feature Credits: Donate this quantity and have your title featured in the rolling credit of each show for broadcast for a month
- $3000 – 30 for $3000: Donate this quantity and we broadcast your 30 second industrial 30 occasions through the month.
- $800 – Host my Event: Donate this quantity and Host & Producer G. Tongi will seem at your occasion and can supply her skilled internet hosting companies.
Filipino American Symphony Orchestra helped the previous Filipina actress to promote her GoFundMe web page and as of writing, Tongi already obtained $1,760 from her kababayans.
To donate, you may go to G Tongi’s GoFund Me Page: https://www.gofundme.com/keepkababayanonair