Last November 12, the grand draw of Bahay Filipino Fund Raising Organization (BFFRO) raffle, supported by the Philippine Embassy in Australia was held at St. John`s, Reid ACT. The first prize, a house and lot from La Brezza Subdivision in Meycauayan, Bulacan, was donated by I-Remit and Surewell Equities. Other prizes included a round trip ticket via PAL and a colour television. His Excellency, Ambassador Ernesto G. de Leon picked the winner of the grand prize together with I-Remit Australia managing director Mr. Johnny Sy and I-Remit Foreign Officer in Charge for Australia Ms. Leticia Tay. The BFFRO was formed in September 2005 to raise funds for the construction of the Bahay Filipino, a community center and multi-purpose hall to be located within the embassy grounds.