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TV host Montealegre helps PH frontliners

Brave are those who recognize and pursue an opportunity during a crisis. For TV personality Roxanne Montealegre, passion, determination, and vision with a pinch of bravery helped her in making her business A-List Custom Clothing become an instrument to reach out to those who needed help the most during the pandemic: the health workers......»»

Category: techSource: thestandard thestandardApr 14th, 2021

Courtside reporter leads fundraiser to provide PPEs to frontliners

ABS-CBN Sports+Action courtside reporter and host-entrepreneur Roxanne “Rox” Chan Montealegre is stunned that the fundraiser she started recently to provide personal protective equipment to frontline health workers has earned the support of well-meaning organizations and personalities across the country......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 17th, 2020

G Tongi naturukan na ng COVID-19 vaccine sa US, kabilang nga ba sa frontliners?

MARAMING nagtanong sa dating aktres at TV host na si G Tongi kung bakit nakapagpaturok agad siya ng  COVID-19 vaccine sa Los Angeles, California. Ibinandera kasi ng dating Kapamilya star na natanggap na niya nitong nakaraang aras ang una niyang shot para sa bakuna kontra-COVID-19. Ipinost ni G Tongi sa Instagram ang kanyang litrato hawak […] The post G Tongi naturukan na ng COVID-19 vaccine sa US, kabilang nga ba sa frontliners? appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2021

SMC helps insure medical frontliners

San Miguel Corp., the country's diversified conglomerate, has provided life insurance package to medical frontliners from 18 hospitals across Cebu......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 18th, 2020

NorthPort rookie shows compassion, helps out Ormoc frontliners

  THOUGH he has been in Manila since his days in La Salle Green Hills, Robert Bolick of the NorthPort Batang Pier in the PBA still has a special place in his heart for Ormoc City. “Bihira lang ako makauwi sa amin, once or twice a year lang pero dun ako lumaki e,” the 24-year-old […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 11th, 2020

Anne Curtis, nagpaabot ng pagmamahal sa frontliners

Kamakailan lang ay nagpost sa social media ang TV host at actress Anne Curtis na nagbibigay-pugay sa mga frontliners dahil sa kanilang sakripisyo sa paglaban sa coronavirus disease (COVID-19) sa bansa. Nagpasalamat ang aktres sa mga frontliners sa kanilang pagharap sa nakamamatay na sakit at ang hindi nila pagsuko sa mga pasyenteng tinamaan ng COVID-19. […] The post Anne Curtis, nagpaabot ng pagmamahal sa frontliners appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 6th, 2020

Vice humiling ng mataas na kompensasyon, benipisyo para sa health workers; Gary umapela rin

    RESPETO, pagmamahal at mas mataas na kompensasyon ang hiling ni Vice Ganda para sa lahat ng medical frontliners at health workers.   May kapatid na doktor ang TV host-comedian na patuloy na nagsasakripisyo at nagbubuwis ng buhay para labanan ang COVID-19 at mailigtas ang mga tinamaan ng killer virus.   Kaya naman alam […] The post Vice humiling ng mataas na kompensasyon, benipisyo para sa health workers; Gary umapela rin appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2020

Coach Tab shoulders PBA fine on his own - despite offers of help

Gilas Pilipinas program director Tab Baldwin is taking full responsibility for the aftermath of his comments that caused some sort of controversy. A week ago, Baldwin was slapped with a fine of PHP 75,000 as well as a three-game suspension by the PBA. The American-Kiwi mentor has decided to pay the fine out of his own pocket - despite offers of help. "I am deeply humbled by the offer of those in the Ateneo community and friends from supportive companies to shoulder the cost of the fine imposed on me by the PBA," he said. "However, in these times that are so difficult for so many Filipinos, I would prefer that these generous offerings be donated to a much more important cause like Ateneo's ongoing COVID-19 drive for frontliners." Apparently, a number of Ateneo alumni as well as business owners have reached out to Coach Tab, telling him that they will pool together the funds to pay for his sanction. The Ateneo de Manila University's shot-caller and TNT consultant's fine was part of the PBA's disciplinary action for his "comments detrimental to the league." In the inaugural episode of Coaches Unfiltered, Baldwin said that the PBA’s imports stand on higher ground than local players. “A foul for a local player isn’t a foul on an import. Our local players are competitively disadvantaged in their ability to compete against imports,” he said. The brilliant tactician also touched on what he coined as “tactical immaturity” of local coaches - many of whom have not wasted time voicing out opposition to his claims. That was the 62-year-old's answer after being inquired by host Paolo Layug, “What are some of the similarities and differences between Philippine basketball and other places you’ve coached in? What is one thing about Philippine coaching culture that surprised you when you got here?” After his initial response of what he perceives to be “tactical immaturity” of local coaches, he then furthered that there are factors beyond their control affecting that. “Our player development here is mature, but our appreciation for tactical advancement and tactical systems is immature. Now, let me explain to you why I think that isn't necessarily coaches' fault.” That then led to Coach Tab's view on imports. “We should never have a single import playing on a team. Further, we should never have a single import that is given all of the rules latitude that imports are given here by referees,” he shared. The brilliant tactician said so because what he sees as preferential treatment for imports has long been an obstacle local players and coaches could not hurdle. “The imports who come here are very outstanding players… so if you’re a PBA coach and you don’t tactically run your systems through the import, you’re pretty stupid because they are given all the advantages,” he said. He then continued, “The PBA coaches are a smart lot, they’re good basketball coaches, but they could be much better if they were forced to coach much more. I believe, then they would show their real talents.” Those comments have ignited quite the firestorm that has affected the professional and collegiate ranks alike. With his disciplinary action now official, Baldwin has said no to offers of help - instead urging that those be put into efforts of organizations such as Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan and Tanging Yaman Foundation in the continuing COVID-19 crisis. In the end, he said that the presence of those supporting him - in particular, Ateneo patron Manny V. Pangilinan - was more than enough. "I have been in the employ of boss MVP for over five years now and I continue to be grateful for the opportunity to coach his teams. I look forward to more successes on the court," he said. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

INAEC helps avert Malampaya closure

INAEC Aviation Corp. helped avert a disruption in the operations of the $4.5-billion Malampaya gas-to-power project by mounting charter flights to and from Palawan for frontliners of Malampaya project operator Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. .....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 11th, 2020

CAPSU support facility helps frontliners

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, June 7 (PIA) - Two hundred-six food packs, mostly products of startup entrepreneurs of the Agri-Aqua Technology Business Incubator (ATBI) of Capiz State University (CapSU) in Bgy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

LG helps Las Pi& ntilde;as& rsquo; frontliners keep it cool in battle against COVID-19

Global technology innovator LG Electronics has been one of the most active members of the private sector in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

Volleyball Community Gives Back PH to hold SERVE AS ONE Variety Show

Volleyball Community Gives Back PH has something to serve up for those matchday personnel affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Charo Soriano, who is one of the VCGB PH leaders, is looking forward for two memorable fun days from the sport's biggest stars through the SERVE AS ONE Variety Show.  A fundraising effort for volleyball personnel presented by Volleyball Community Gives Back PH, the show is scheduled on June 5 and 6, 7:30 p.m. on the ABS-CBN Sports Website, ABS-CBN Sports Facebook Page and ABS-CBN Sports YouTube Channel. "Time and time again, the Philippine volleyball community has exemplified solidarity in the face of various adversities - from community development, natural disaster responses, relief operations and more recently,  distribution of PPEs to different provinces. Everyone helps out. And people - players, coaches, management, staff, officials, and fans - all do their part," said Soriano. Last month, the #CARINGFORALL: Down The Line, We Are One was launched to provide assistance for the paid-per-day personnel, as any help will go a long way. As of last Friday, VCGB PH was able to provide 200 care packs to volleyball personnel all over Metro Manila. The group hopes to raise funds and provide care packs to be distributed for more volleyball personnel families affected by the postponement and cancellation of volleyball leagues. Help is on the way and Kiwi Ahomiro, who recently lent her hand in delivering PPEs to the Philippine Army, is more than ready.  "We wanted to reach out and help our volleyball personnel and staff and all those who made our games possible - bouncers, ball retrievers, referees, technicians all those whose livelihoods have been threatened due to COVID-19 so we came up with the idea of putting up the SERVE AS ONE Variety Show. All proceeds will go to the care packages for their families," said Ahomiro. Aby Maraño, who was involved in distributing the second wave of care packages, saw the hardships of the matchday personnel. "Our volleyball officials and personnel felt really sad about the fact that volleyball will stop for the next month cause volleyball from most of them is the only source of income they have. I learned that they started small businesses like selling sweet Pinoy desserts, some are selling peanut butters and garlic spicy sauce only to sustain their lives amidst the pandemic situation," said Maraño. Also taking part in handing out the care packages was Amanda Villanueva, who hopes that the help will go a long way to boost the spirits of the volleyball game's unsung heroes. "In these trying times my main motivation in helping our dearest group of volleyball personnel is the vision of hope that everything will eventually come to an end. To let them know as well that we are in this together and that nobody gets left behind in life whichever direction life leads us because we are one community and we strive to help each other in whatever way we can. To stand together as one family not just on the court but also outside of the court," said Villanueva. It may still a long way to go but Alyssa Valdez believes that the volleyball community will be in the same page to keep the personnel afloat in this challenging time. "The fight is far from over, we’re like in a championship situation, like 14-14 all, fifth set. We need one another to be able to win this fight! So I’m inviting everyone...let’s go help serve and win as one," said Valdez. Donations can be sent to Ryan Sordan through BPI bank account 8069 0632 77, GCash at 0917-5003390 and PayMaya at 0917-5003390.       Meanwhile, a total of 2,081 protective personal equipments (PPEs) was distributed by the VCGB PH in the #ServeOurFrontliners: RAFFLES FOR HEROES fund drive for the medical frontliners who are doing a valiant battle against coronavirus.    VCGB PH was already able to donate 310 PPEs to Sultan Kudarat, 220 to Quezon Medical Center, 301 PPEs to Batangas, 200 to Aklan, 100 to Puerto Galera, 200 to Cebu, 250 to Northern Mindanao Medical Center, 300 to National Children’s Hospital, 100 to Army, 50 to Navy and 50 to Maysan Health Station.  Please visit Volleyball Community Give Back on Facebook and @vcgbph on Instagram and Twitter for more details......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

Ateneo jin Lopez helps out girls affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Ateneo de Manila University taekwondo jin Pauline Lopez is doing her part to help out girls in vulnerable communities affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The UAAP Season 79 Rookie of the Year joined fellow 2019 Southeast Asian Games gold medalist karateka Joane Orbon in teaming up with FundLife International for the relief effort. FundLife has been providing food relief to families since March. "As we all come to terms with the reality of COVID-19 and staying at home to save lives, I am choosing to stand with all girls who are not lucky enough to have food security, a safe shelter that is free from abuse and violence and who are unable to access education," said Lopez, who won gold in the women’s Under-57 kg. division in last year’s SEA Games. To further talk about the program, Lopez and Orbon will host an Instagram live session on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. “I am using my platform #StandWithGirls and raise awareness for all girls who are living in poverty and/or are at risk of violence in the place where they should feel the safest—their homes," added the 23-year-old jin, the UAAP Season 81 women’s featherweight gold medalist. Lopez took a leave of absence from Ateneo during the last academic year to focus on the SEA Games and the Olympic qualifying tournaments......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 28th, 2020

Contact tracing mobile app helps frontliners battle COVID-19

Frontliners have a new navigational tool that allows them faster and reliable contact tracing capability in the fight against the dreaded coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID-19). The Philippine Red Cross has teamed up with Globe to keep health workers stay informed in these crucial times in ensuring the safety of Filipino citizens and in helping frontliners […] The post Contact tracing mobile app helps frontliners battle COVID-19 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 19th, 2020

LG helps cleanup the fight against COVID-19 at San Lazaro Hospital

LG Philippines has made its mission to support the frontliners combatting the COVID-19 pandemic in any way they can. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 18th, 2020

Gumabao helps out in relief effort in Pampanga

Creamline star Michele Gumabao finds time to serve the people in these trying times. The champion volleybelle and beauty queen together with her beau, conditioning coach and businessman Aldo Panlilio distributed fresh vegetables and chickens to locals and frontliners in Camp Olivas in San Fernando, Pampanga on Tuesday. Gumabao also brought 200 Relief Eco Pack courtesy of the non-profit organization ‘Your 200 Pesos’.         View this post on Instagram                   Spent the day at Camp Olivas, after hosting duties, together with RD General Rhodel Sermonia we distributed chickens and fresh veggies from Baguio to all the locals and frontliners present. It’s been more than a year since I started working with the PNP and I‘ve really seen first hand how they work together to help the community. We were also able to bring @your200pesos to San Fernando Pampanga where @aldopanlilio12 ‘s family is from as well. We were able to distribute 200 Relief Eco Packs today. One of the longest days I’ve had in a while but so so so worth it! Back in time for curfew ???? A post shared by Michele Gumabao (@gumabaomichele) on Apr 21, 2020 at 4:59am PDT She participated in the relief effort after her hosting Rektang Konek Aksyon Agad live update program of the Philippine National Police.         View this post on Instagram                   Always an honor working with our PNP and General Rhodel Sermonia. Hosting Rektang Konek Akayon Agad today, live updates all the way from Pampanga. Can’t believe the show is almost 1 yr old already! Time flies so fast! @aldopanlilio12 @imadfammar @your200pesos and I brought 200 Relief Eco Packs as our donation to Rektang Bayanihan project. Salute to all our frontliners! Continue the hard work and may God be with all of you! A post shared by Michele Gumabao (@gumabaomichele) on Apr 21, 2020 at 12:33am PDT.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2020

Baste tuloy ang donasyon sa frontliners: Ipagpe-pray ko rin po kayong lahat

BUKOD kay Scarlet Snow Belo, ang isa pang celebrity kid na super busy sa relief mission ngayong may health crisis sa bansa ay ang Dabarkads na si Baeby Baste. Sa murang edad ay alam na ng youngest host ng Eat Bulaga ang kahalagahan ng pagtulong sa kapwa kaya naman puring-puri siya ng publiko, lalo na […] The post Baste tuloy ang donasyon sa frontliners: Ipagpe-pray ko rin po kayong lahat appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2020

SEA Games gold winners Wong, Lim take up fight vs COVID-19

Agatha Wong and Jamie Lim did battle with the best of the best in Southeast Asia and came out on top. Now, the gold medalists in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games hope to inspire all of us to keep up the good fight in the continuing COVID-19 crisis. Wong, twin-gold winner in wushu, and Lim, who ruled 61kg women's karate, have joined forces to raise funds to help out frontliners. The two will host a half-four question-and-answer session on Instagram Live every Wednesday and Saturday starting April 22. There, they would discuss health, wellness, and sports as a way to lift the spirits as well as liven up the minds of viewers in the ongoing community quarantine. Wong is a proud product of College of St. Benilde where she took consular and diplomatic affairs while Lim graduated summa cum laude in mathematics in the University of the Philippines. For now, the gold medalists are looking at a five episode run of the initiative they have named "Puso: The Battle Against COVID-19." Those interested to help out can do so here: BPI Account name: Jamie Christine B. Lim Account number: 2900008743 BDO Account name: Jamie Christine B. Lim Account number: 7018006040 Gcash Account name: Jamie Christine B. Lim Number: 09178820947 --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 21st, 2020

Willie napaiyak sa hirap at sakripisyo ng mga frontliner

HINDI na napigilan ni Willie Revillame ang maiyak habang pinasasalamatan ang lahat ng bayaning frontliners na nakikipaglaban sa COVID-19 pandemic. Tanging ang programa lamang ng TV host-comedian na Wowowin ang entertainment-game show na napapanood nang live ngayon sa telebisyon. At walang ginawa si Willie sa kabuuan ng Wowowin kundi ang mamigay ng pera sa mga […] The post Willie napaiyak sa hirap at sakripisyo ng mga frontliner appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2020

Connie Sison, palaging ipinagdarasal ang mga frontliner

NAGBAHAGI ng kanyang personal na mensahe para sa mga frontliner ang Unang Hirit at Pinoy MD host na si Connie Sision.   Sa video message sa kanyang IG account, pinasalamatan ni Connie ang lahat ng frontliners na buong-puso pa ring ginagampanan ang kanilang trabaho para sa bayan kahit ang kapalit ay ang kaligtasan at madalas pati ng kanilang mga mahal sa buhay. ........»»

Category: filipinoSource:  hatawtabloidRelated NewsApr 15th, 2020

Aboitiz Group Continues COVID-19 Recovery Efforts in Cebu, Visayas

With more areas in the country now placed under enhanced community quarantine, the Aboitiz Group is ramping up its sustained efforts in helping frontliners and affected localities amid the ongoing health crisis. In Cebu, where most of the Aboitiz Group’s businesses began, help has already started pouring in for its host communities and further assistance […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 12th, 2020