Kimberly-Clark’s Huggies® brand, together with mom-and-daughter tandem Anne Curtis and baby Dahlia, have already made 2021 even more meaningful for Filipino families as they donated a total of 1,166 Secret sANNEta gift packs to moms and babies in need.
Each day, 540 children around the world are born with a cleft, causing difficulties with eating, breathing, hearing, and speaking. To help these children, Smile Train, the world’s leading cleft organization, supports 100%-free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care for children globally—a service that could have been severely disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic, if not for the Virtual Telehealth Program and Speech Camp that was launched in the Philippines.
Launched last November 27, McDonald’s Happy Meal Buy 1 Share 1 Program aimed to help spread happiness to Filipino children last holiday season. Making the smallest of things count, every Happy Meal purchased that went for as low as Php90 can make not just one, but two children happier as McDonald’s matches each purchase by gifting a toy or a book to kids from partner beneficiaries.
The MVP Group of Companies is gearing up for the onslaught of Typhoon Rolly. Manuel V. Pangilinan, in a tweet last Saturday, committed that the network operations centers for telco, power, and tollways will be operational and manned 24 hours, and that the Group has mobilized its foundations to do relief and medical work in the wake of Typhoon Rolly.
Locally stranded individuals (LSIs), currently staying at the Philippine Ports Authority, recently received assistance from the PLDT-Smart Foundation (PSF) and TV5 Alagang Kapatid Foundation, Inc. (AKFI) who paid them a visit and advised them on health protocols while distributing snack packs and raincoats.
PLDT Inc. recently donated food supplies and vitamins to over 1,000 families in Cebu City and Malabon City adversely affected by the COVID-19 in partnership with the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP).
One trait that best defines moms is their being selfless — always ready to make sacrifices for her family and her kids. This is particularly seen during these difficult times where mothers, particularly those in the frontlines, have stepped up to be the first line of defense of both their household and the community.
As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, the number of cases has also escalated in the Philippines placing Filipino healthcare workers at the forefront to fight against the virus. Doctors, nurses, laboratory technicians, and hospital staff face the hazard of infection every day, and extensive working hours at the hospital can be very exhausting. Virus-stricken patients, on the other hand, have limited contact with their families, and being away from loved ones can really be lonesome.
Hotel Sogo continues to be of service to accommodate frontliners in the government and the medical community.
Those who visited their departed loved ones at the Manila North Cemetery this Undas were in awe at the colorful surprise when they passed by the cemetery’s wall along A. Bonifacio Ave. The wall was decorated with a mural of flowers from all over the Philippines.
Over 300 artists from different provinces such as Ilocos Sur, Tarlac, Bulacan, and Rizal, volunteered to come together and painted this mural. Acclaimed artist Ferdie Montemayor spearheaded in organizing the volunteers, together with other artists from the Pinto Art Museum.