Manny Pacquaio makes Forbes Asia Heroes of Philanthropy list

ABS-CBN Sports on Aug 27, 2015 02:35 PM
Manny Pacquiao makes Forbes Asia Heroes of Philanthropy list
Manny Pacquiao is in the 9th annual Forbes Asia's Heroes of Philanthropy list. (AP)

Add award-winning philanthropist to Manny Pacquiao's many titles.

The eight-division world champion officially made it in the ninth annual Forbes Asia's Heroes of Philanthropy list that highlight's the region's most noteworthy givers.

The fighting congressman has awarded over 200 scholarships and given more than $400,000 in medical assistance through his Heart Foundation.

Pacquiao has also beena constant supporter to the victims of heavy typhoons that has struck the country in the last three years particularly Yolanda.

According to Forbes, the list features "philanthropists who have made the news with their donations in the past year, but also recognizes people who have compiled a long record of supporting worthy causes."

The full list can be viewed here as well on the September issues of Forbes Asia.

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