Our Five Favorite Encounters at the Philippine Independence Day Parade NY

Thousands of Filipinos gathered in New York for the biggest independence celebration on the East Coast. Team SendFriend was honored to meet these great people

1. Philippine Airlines

The country’s flagship airline came in strong to support the festival. You can now fly direct to the Philippines from New York!

Phililipine Airlines at Independence Day Parade

2. Siliman University Alumni Association

Siliman University was the first American university in the Philippines and the entire Asian continent! Members of the alumni association are also supporters of our favorite cryptocurrency, Ripple!

Filipino citizens at the Philippine Independence Day Parade in New York

3. Consul Arman and the University Philippines Alumni

The Consulate General is always present to support the Fil-Am community. This year Consul Arman marched together with his fellow alumni from the University of the Philippines.

Filipino citizens of all ages at the Philippine Independence Day Parade

4. Saladmaster

This mother and daughter duo not only were selling kitchenware but a healthy lifestyle to fight Diabetes!

Mother and Daughter using SendFriend money transfer


Our very first supporters, PAFCOM was there and we marched side by side. Be sure to catch the PAFCOM Parade and the SendFriend on June 29!