The San Lorenzo Ruiz Charity (SJDMC), Inc. was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on September 30, 2004. It is a Christian organization founded by Rev. Fr. Mario Jose C. Ladra for the welfare of poor families. Its main office is located at San Lorenzo Ruiz St. Phase 1, Pleasant Hills Subd., City of San Jose del Monte, Bulacan. The foundation has fifteen (15) regular staff, 2 part-time staff and seven (7) members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purposes (V-M-G), among others, are “to empower the lost, the last and the least of our brethren by building and strengthening their capacities and values so they can face the realities of life with love and dignity and develop the Ignatian spirituality of becoming a man-for others.” The Foundation’s programs/projects now focus on the following areas:
- Education – Day Care Services, Scholarship Grants, and Educational Assistance
- Medical Assistance
- Community Enrichment Services – Supplemental Feeding, Values Formation
It was first certified for 3 years on February 6, 2014 which ended on February 11, 2017. It applied for renewal of its certification in October 2016 and was visited in January 2017.
The organization operates in the Parishes of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan, nearby parishes and barangays and in Calauan, Laguna.