Students past and present of De La Salle University joined hands last Saturday to reach out much-welcome aid to the needy in the continuing COVID-19 crisis.
The educational institution with 17 campuses all over the Philippines organized a seven-hour fundraising program on Facebook Live. "We need 4,000 Filipinos to donate PHP 1,000 each and we will be able to feed 1,000 homeless families for one month," former school system president Bro. Armin Luistro, FSC said.
To encourage donations, La Salle featured in its broadcast its student-athletes young and old.
Among them was Kapamilya Enchong Dee who was once a three-time MVP in swimming.
Also doing their part were former Lady Spikers Kim Fajardo, Ara Galang, Michele Gumabao, Dawn Macandili, Aby Marano, and Mika Reyes alongside current green and white volleyball players Michelle Cobb, Leila Cruz, Jolina Dela Cruz, Thea Gagate, Justine Jazareno, Aduke Ogunsanya, Fifi Sharma, and Tine Tiamzon.
In the end, it was mission accomplished for the La Salle as it totaled PHP 4,009,241 in funds raised.
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