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“Vitamins and OTC Community Pantry” rises in Barangay Talamban

DALAGUETE, Cebu—Inspired by a pharmacy community pantry in Manila, some private individuals pooled their resources to give out free vitamins and medicines to the community.  On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, Karen Angeli Mandigma opened their “Vitamins and OTC (Over-the-counter) Community Pantry” in Cebu City. Mandigma told CDN Digital in an interview that they would like […] The post “Vitamins and OTC Community Pantry” rises in Barangay Talamban appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerMay 6th, 2021

The Filipino elderly are left behind

By SANNY D. AFABLE Ibon Foundation After the launching of a community pantry resulted in crowd chaos and the death of a 67-year-old man, government officials and the media were quick to point fingers: at the well-meaning celebrity philanthropist, who remorsefully owned up to her failure to coordinate with barangay officials; at other community pantry… The post The Filipino elderly are left behind appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021

Community pantry organizers told: Coordinate with brgys for health protocols

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was dismayed by the lack of coordination of a community pantry in Barangay Mabolo that has caused crowding on Saturday morning, May 8, 2021. Councilor Joel Garganera, the deputy chief implementor of the EOC, said in a text message that a video has […] The post Community pantry organizers told: Coordinate with brgys for health protocols appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 8th, 2021

Poro barangay exchanges plastic bottles with food in ECOmmunity pantry

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A barangay in Poro town, Camotes Islands, Cebu has taken the community pantry concept to the next level. Barangay Esperanza has opened an ECOmmunity pantry that would provide food for those who need it the most in exchange for plastic bottles. In a text message, Councilor Marven Gorgonio, the Sangguniang Kabataan […] The post Poro barangay exchanges plastic bottles with food in ECOmmunity pantry appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

DILG asks community pantries: Let barangays reach seniors in their homes

"We're asking community pantry organizers, let's look for a way to not force our senior citizens to line up. Let's look for a way to let the barangay do house-to-house and give the aid through a safer and more effective way," Malaya said in Filipino......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 26th, 2021

Mga residenteng sumugod sa community pantry ni Angel isa-swab test nang libre

DAHIL sa libu-libong residente na pumunta sa Barangay Holy Spirit nitong Biyernes, para sa pa-birthday community pantry ni Angel Locsin ay nanawagan ang local government unit ng Quezon City na tumawag sa kanilang tanggapan para magpa-swab test. Kitang-kita sa mga nakunang video at larawan na na-post sa social media na hindi nasunod ang health protocols […] The post Mga residenteng sumugod sa community pantry ni Angel isa-swab test nang libre appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

San Fernando community pantry helps farmers in Mantalongon, Dalaguete

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A snack bar owner has found a way to share her blessings in this time of the pandemic — share these to the affected farmers in Barangay Mantalongon in Dalaguete town in southern Cebu and also to her community in San Fernando town also in southern Cebu. Maria Gracia said […] The post San Fernando community pantry helps farmers in Mantalongon, Dalaguete appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

QC LGU, sasagutin ang pagpapalibing sa residenteng nasawi sa community pantry ni Angel

Sasagutan ng Quezon City government ang burial expenses ng 67-anyos na residenteng nasawi sa inorganisang community pantry ng aktres na si Angel Locsin. Nagsagawa ang aktres ng community pantry sa bahagi ng Barangay Holy Spirit para ipagdiwang ang kaniyang kaarawan. Habang nakapila, inatake sa puso si Rolando dela Cruz at idineklarang dead on arrival nang […] The post QC LGU, sasagutin ang pagpapalibing sa residenteng nasawi sa community pantry ni Angel appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 2021

Quezon City strongly urges community pantries to coordinate with barangays

No permits are required to set up a community pantry in Quezon City, but those who do want to organize one are “strongly encouraged” to inform in writing and coordinate with the barangay where the pantry would be located......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 24th, 2021

Maginhawa community pantry, tuluy-tuloy sa paglago

Mas marami na ang mapagsisilbihan ng Maginhawa community pantry sa paglipat nito sa mas malawak na lugar simula ngayong Sabado, Abril 24. Lumipat na sa 108 Maginhawa Street sa Teacher’s Village East Barangay Hall ang Maginhawa community pantry ni Ana Patricia “Patreng” Non. Matatandaang ang kauna-unahang community pantry sa bansa ay nagsimula lamang sa isang […] The post Maginhawa community pantry, tuluy-tuloy sa paglago appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 24th, 2021

Angel Locsin says sorry after senior lining up at her pantry collapses, dies

MANILA, Philippines—A senior citizen passed out and died while waiting in line at a community pantry in Quezon City early on Friday (April 23), police said. Rolando Dela Cruz, 67, collapsed while he was waiting for his turn at a community pantry hosted by actress Angel Locsin at Barangay Holy Spirit. He was rushed to […] The post Angel Locsin says sorry after senior lining up at her pantry collapses, dies appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 2021

Death at crowded pantry: Officials stress coordination with local gov’t

A death marred the distribution of food aid at a community pantry set up on Friday by actor Angel Locsin to mark her birthday in Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City. Barangay resident Rolando dela Cruz, 67, fainted as he waited his turn among thousands of people who flocked to the aid station inspired by […] The post Death at crowded pantry: Officials stress coordination with local gov’t appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 2021

Angel Locsin on death of senior citizen: ‘I am very, very sorry’

Actress Angel Locsin took full responsibility for the incident involving a senior citizen who died while waiting in line to get free food items from the community pantry that she opened in Barangay Holy Spirit, Quezon City supposedly in celebration of her 36th birthday. In an Instagram post, the actress-philanthropist confirmed the news herself and […] The post Angel Locsin on death of senior citizen: ‘I am very, very sorry’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

Dalaguete vegetables bartered for canned goods, eggs and noodles

Dalaguete, Cebu—Indeed, Cebuanos are not just thoughtful but resilient and quick to take action. With the recent problem of oversupply and the low prices of vegetables in this mountain part of Dalaguete town, some youth members have initiated their own way of finding a remedy. The vegetables from the community pantry in Barangay Mantalongon were […] The post Dalaguete vegetables bartered for canned goods, eggs and noodles appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2021

Korean boy band-inspired community pantry in Malabon

A Malabon resident put a dash of K-pop on a community pantry in Barangay Maysilo. On her Facebook page, organizer Kristine Santos posted photos of her South Korean boy band EXO-themed community pantry. Santos said that aside from extending help to her neighbors in need of food items and other necessities, she also wanted to […] The post Korean boy band-inspired community pantry in Malabon appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Vice pinuri ang community pantry volunteers; Pinoy celebs kumampi sa inireklamong food chain

TRENDING ngayon ang pagtatanggol ng mga kilalang celebrity sa kontrobersyal na fast food chain na naging bahagi na ng buhay ng mga Pinoy. Inireklamo kasi ng netizen ang nasabing fast food chain dahil sa pagkakamaling hindi naman sinadya na agad ding tinugunan ng management matapos ipasara ng tatlong araw ang nasabing branch habang isinasagawa ang […] The post Vice pinuri ang community pantry volunteers; Pinoy celebs kumampi sa inireklamong food chain appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

Community pantry and health protocols

While the community pantries were created for a good purpose – helping those in need — it soon became a scary sight of people gathering and lining-up. Photos of community pantries across the country showed lines where no one was observing social distancing. However, we also cannot put these people at fault for lining up […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

House-to-house food delivery is govt’s task, says community pantry organizers

Community pantry organizers questioned the city government’s latest order that suggests they do house-to-house delivery of food aid to avoid the spread of the coronavirus, as they cite logistic issues and ask the government to address the people’s hunger in the pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMay 28th, 2021

Can a drug-cleared barangay status be reverted?

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangays that were declared drug-cleared in Central Visayas can be reverted from their status once barangay officials and the community cease from taking actions in maintaining their status. With 14 barangays in Central Visayas declared drug-cleared on Friday, May 20, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-7) which is the chairman of […] The post Can a drug-cleared barangay status be reverted? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2021

PNP apologizes, says it means no harm against community pantry organizers

"I will only believe that their intention is to help when they hold officers involved in profiling and harassment accountable," he said partially in Filipino. "They can't fix this with apologies. Hold them accountable.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2021

PNP apologizes for community pantry red-tagging

An official of the Philippine National Police yesterday apologized for the perceived profiling and red-tagging of organizers of community pantries by police personnel......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 2021