Letran greats share game-worn jerseys to raise funds for COVID-19 aid

Norman Lee Benjamin Riego on Apr 06, 2020 12:06 PM
Letran greats share jerseys to raise funds for COVID-19 aid
(Photo courtesy of Letran)

Colegio de San Juan de Letran's past and present are coming together to form a wall to help frontliners stand strong in the face of the continuing COVID-19 crisis.

Kevin Alas has fronted an effort to round up game-worn jerseys of former Knights and put them up for auction.

The proceeds from there will then be used to purchase personal protective equipment for health workers doing their best against COVID-19.

Alas donated a jersey from his time with Gilas Pilipinas as well as his very own Kobe 8s.

Not long after, Raymond Almazan also extended a helping hand, sending out his Meralco jersey.

Joining in on the fun as well was Jerrick Balanza, captain of the most recent NCAA champions, who gave his Letran jersey from last season.

Other ex-Knights who are working with the Dominican Province of the Philippines, Inc. in this effort are Kevin Racal of Alaska,  RJ Jazul of Phoenix, Bonbon Batiller and JP Calvo of Columbian, and Bryan Faundo and Bong Quinto of Meralco.

Larry Muyang and Fran Yu, Balanza's teammates on the 2019 titlists of the Grand Old League and still with one more year to play in blue and red, also have jerseys up for auction.

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