By Germelina Lacorte
Still grappling with the shock and horror over the devastation wrought by typhoon Pablo, people here greet Christmas with a deep feeling of mourning, foregoing parties and ostentatious celebrations to sympathize with those who lost their loved ones to the typhoon.
TABANG Sugbu Karon, one of Cebu City’s charity organizations, will hold a pre-Christmas gift-giving and feeding outreach mission at the Alaska-Mambaling Elementary School on Dec. 8 at 7 a.m.
The gift-giving mode of Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda had gone full-hilt, with beneficiaries reaching 30,000 through donations that she said came from the private sector.
By Niña Calleja
Mandaluyong Mayor Benhur Abalos led on Tuesday a Christmas gift-giving event in his city, giving away 60,000 buckets of goodies to poor residents.