Wednesday, September 22, 2021

700 indigents benefit from CDC’s community pantry

BAYANIHAN SPIRIT. Clark Development Corporation President and CEO Manuel R. Gaerlan personally handed over the donations to the residents of Sapang Bato recently. (CDC-CD)

A LEAST 700 individuals from Angeles City recently benefitted from a community pantry organized by the Clark Development Corporation (CDC).

Carrying the theme, “Munting handog para sa ating kapwa Pilipino ngayong panahon ng Pandemya,” the activity is a joint project between CDC and 18 partner locators.

Among the beneficiaries of the project are 100 selected senior citizens from Barangay Sapang Bato, and 600 other individuals.

Goods from the community pantry include assorted grocery items, rice, vegetables, Vitamin C, and face masks.

Clark locators also provided financial assistance to the beneficiaries.

CDC President and Chief Executive Officer Manuel Gaerlan thanked donor locators for making the project possible. He also mentioned that the project is part of CDC’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program.

Some of the locators who took part in the activity include Global Square Plaza Phils. Corp., Outback Five Star Phils. Inc., ConnectWise Phils., Gold Tree Mfg. Corp., Coex Inc., Metro Clark Waste Management Corp., Gemic-Clark Unlimited Sports Club Inc., Aderans Phils Inc., Alphaland Aviation-Pampanga Inc., and Advantest Phils. Inc., Evertrust Business Solutions Inc., Wyndham Destinations, Reliance Broadcasting Unlimited Inc., Dinata Clark Inc., Iqor Phils, Philippine Disaster Resilient Foundation (PDRF) with McDonalds, Top Sellers Plus Inc., and Clark Premier Industrial Park Inc.

CDC Chairman Edgardo Pamintuan also thanked all personnel and firms who participated in the activity.

Global Square Plaza Phils. Chairman and President Shin Duk Young and ConnectWise Phils. Site Lead Arlene Bernardo also cited the efforts of all partner locators for the project.

For their part, Sapang Bato Barangay Captain Edwin Flores and Barangay Kagawad Mario Manialung thanked CDC and partner locators for extending help to their constituents.

The state owned firm’s CSR programs are dedicated to uplift the lives of individuals from nearby communities of the freeport.

CDC also has other programs on education, livelihood, and health-related projects.


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