By Maricar B. Brizuela
The family of a murdered businessman, whose killers were sentenced to life imprisonment last Monday, celebrated their Christmas by giving gift baskets to more than a thousand children.
Metro Manila Skyway Project developer, Citra Metro Manila Tollways Corp., together with its partner, St. James Renewal Movement (SJRM) of Alabang, distributed hundreds of bags of grocery items and other staples on Dec. 14 to more than 350 families in Sitio (settlement) Espeleta, a depressed community in Muntinlupa City.
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.