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QC to spend over P66M on Christmas gifts to the poor

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista. FILE PHOTO

Over P66.4 million worth of Christmas gifts have been cleared for distribution to Quezon City’s indigent families after the local council authorized Mayor Herbert Bautista to enter into a contract with private firms to make the city’s yearly Yuletide offering possible.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Share a toy with kids this Christmas

THE SM Foundation and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) are once again collaborating for the Share-A-Toy, Make a Child Happy project, which is now on its 14th year. This year’s tie-up was formalized in an agreement signed between DSWD Undersecretary in Institutional Development Group Angelita Medel, DSWD Assistant Bureau director Pacita Sarino, […]

Posted: November 27th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

QC mayor seeks P66M budget for holiday gifts


Three councilors have come up with a resolution which will allow Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista to enter into a P66-million contract with private firms for the purchase of Christmas gifts that will be distributed to indigent residents.

Posted: September 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Kids may still hunt down godparents until Jan. 1


Here’s a tip to children coming from no less than a Roman Catholic priest: Don’t grouse if you failed to see your godparents on Christmas Day to ask them for gifts. You still have until New Year’s Day to hunt them down.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Warning sent out on toxic make-up sets for girls


The recent Miss Universe pageant may inspire little girls to play beauty queen and use toy cosmetics, but an anti-toxics group warned the public against giving these as Christmas gifts because of their high mercury content.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »