SINCE 2017

Empowering Lives Authentically

Authentic Living Foundation (formerly known as Hustle & Heart) is a non-profit charity organization co-founded by Mandy Morris and Oliver Niño. Our mission is to make a positive impact on lives through the transformative power of love, compassion, and authenticity. 

Event Milestones

A Journey of Compassion and Impact
April 21, 2017

Brightening the Lives of Young Cancer Warriors

Authentic Living Foundation's (previously known as Hustle & Heart) inaugural event dedicated to supporting young warriors aged 2-15 who are bravely battling cancer. Our mission is to brighten their days by providing them with heartwarming care kits and celebrating special moments.

Nov 10, 2017

Overcoming Typhoon Salome: Bringing Hope to Smokey Mountains, Tondo Metro Manila

Despite the challenges posed by Typhoon Salome, our journey to Smokey Mountains in Tondo, Metro Manila was a remarkable and heartwarming experience. The adversity we faced was well worth it, as we returned with hearts much fuller than when we began our mission.

Jan 2, 2018

Bringing Warmth and Joy to the Abandoned in Indang, Cavite

We embarked on a heartwarming journey to Indang, Cavite, to spread warmth and happiness among the abandoned. We cooked up delicious soup and mashed potatoes, grilled fresh fish, gifted a new oven, played joyful games, and most importantly, brought smiles and companionship to the elders in this loving home.

Feb 21, 2018

Supporting Pediatric Cancer Patients at Bahay Aruga

Our initiative reached Bahay Aruga, a haven for pediatric cancer patients. We brought comfort, hope, and love, serving nourishing meals, engaging in heartwarming activities, and delivering gifts to brighten their days.

March 13, 2018

Heartfelt Surprise at Peace Home

During our visit to Peace Home, the girls surprised us with a beautiful song, a moment we regret not capturing on camera. Their commitment to education shone through, even as some were at school during our visit.

April 8, 2018

Summer Outing with Peace Home Orphans

Our Summer Activity at Peace Home Orphanage was a heartwarming success! We brought joy to these wonderful children, creating memorable moments for both the kids and our dedicated volunteers.

June 12, 2018

Bright Futures: 100 Students Receive School Essentials

We're ensuring a brighter future by providing essential school supplies to 100 students, empowering them for educational success.

September 5, 2018

PGH Pediatric Ward with Tropang Bakal Fitness Team

Our journey continues as we join forces with the Tropang Bakal fitness team to bring love and support to the PGH Pediatric Ward.

October 17, 2018

Grace Home's Gift-Giving to Indigent Children

Our event at Grace Home where we extended provided to indigent children in their community.

October 27, 2018

Heartfelt Visit to All Boys Orphanage

Our visit to the All Boys Orphanage was filled with warmth and hope. While we provided essentials, their lesson of living in the present was the most precious gift.

December 17, 2018

Spreading Christmas Joy in the Mangyan Community

We came together to spread the spirit of giving and shared the joy of Christmas with the Mangyan community. It was a truly special holiday season.

March 3, 2019

Feeding Program Success: Providing for 150 Students

We launched a feeding program, serving over 150 students and establishing a fully equipped soup kitchen. Our initiative not only made them visible but also inspired more support. Now, they have a reliable place to turn to when in need of a meal.

July 26, 2019

Journey to the Mangyans of Mindoro: A Remarkable Adventure

Our team's unwavering dedication led us on an unforgettable journey to the Mangyans of Mindoro, braving the heavy rain even at 4 AM.

August 13, 2019

Heartwarming Reunion with Brave Hearts

In a touching reunion, we met resilient young boys entrusted to Grace Home by the DSWD, each carrying unique stories. Despite their past hardships, they now find solace in the unwavering love of Grace Home's dedicated volunteers.

October 4, 2019

Rain or Shine in Puro Ilocos

In October 2019, we braved the rain to bring school supplies and conduct a clean-up drive in Puro Magsingal. Our commitment knows no weather.

February 5, 2020

Supporting Evacuees' Educational Needs during the Taal Volcano Eruption

In the wake of the Taal volcano eruption, we extended assistance beyond clothing and food to address the often overlooked need for school supplies among evacuees. H&H took swift action to ensure their educational needs were met.

August 22, 2020

Assisting 115 Families During Lockdown

Even during a challenging lockdown, our dedicated volunteers went above and beyond to help 115 families in need. We are deeply thankful for the chance to make a positive impact during these trying times.

November 9, 2020

Aiding Fire Victims

In the aftermath of a devastating fire that left over 2,000 people homeless, we stepped in to provide food and hygiene assistance. The resilience of these victims inspires us, and we are immensely grateful to have been of help. We remain eager to assist and support them once more.

March 12, 2021

Swift Response to Cebu City Fire

When a devastating fire left 119 families homeless in Cebu City, our immediate response brought hope. Despite adversity, the community's resilience and gratitude deeply touched our hearts.

October 15, 2021


Typhoon Maring Relief Mission

Our relief mission for Typhoon Maring victims was an emotional journey. Hearing their heart-wrenching flash flood stories brought tears to our eyes. Witnessing their resilience, and being able to help, left us feeling truly blessed.

November 22, 2022

Typhoon Relief Acts of Kindness

During a typhoon relief effort, we distributed water, toys, food, clothes, and slippers to typhoon victims. The massive turnout was a heartwarming gift to our souls, aiding those in desperate need.

July 26, 2023

Typhoon Egay Relief Mission

While we were blessed to provide assistance, the survivors of Typhoon Egay taught us invaluable lessons. Their resilience, gratitude, and capacity to find joy in the face of loss inspired us. When we asked how they were, they expressed thankfulness for each day, serving as a poignant reminder to celebrate what remains and the opportunities that lie ahead.

Supporting Communities in Crisis

Natural Disaster Relief Efforts

Typhoon Egay Relief Mission

In the wake of Typhoon Egay, we sprang into action, providing critical assistance to communities devastated by the storm. Discover how our relief mission made a lasting impact during this time of need.


Cebu City Fire Relief Efforts

In response to the Cebu City fire disaster, we swiftly stepped in to provide crucial aid and support to affected individuals and families. Explore the impact of our relief mission during this challenging time.

Taal Volcano Eruption Relief

Following the devastating eruption of Taal Volcano, we took immediate action to assist affected communities. Learn about our relief mission and the positive impact we made during this critical period.

Covid Lockdown Relief

During the challenging times of the Covid lockdown, we played a vital role in providing essential support and assistance to those affected. Explore how our relief efforts helped communities navigate this unprecedented crisis.

Our Commitment to Our Values

Compassion and Empathy

We embrace a culture of caring, understanding, and support for those in need, ensuring no one feels alone.

Integrity and Accountability

Upholding strong ethics and responsibility, we prioritize honesty and trust in all our actions and decisions.

Financial Transparency

We openly share our financial information, demonstrating our commitment to responsible stewardship and trustworthiness in handling resources.
Empowering Lives in the Philippines

Our Team

Authentic Living Foundation, led by Mandy Morris and Oliver Niño, together with our dedicated team in the Philippines, is dedicated to our mission to change lives, one act of kindness at a time. Through love, compassion, and authenticity, we are committed to creating positive change and bringing hope to those in need.

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