While everybody else is busy shopping for Christmas, Kapamilya stars, headed by president’s sister Kris Aquino, joined their hands in helping Cagayan de Oro residents who are affected by the devastation brough about by typhoon Sendong. Along with Kris is Vice Ganda, Angel Locsin, and Anne Curtis. They spent monday night giving out relief goods to the victims. Not only do they want to help but they also want to urge other celebrities as well as other Filipinos who are more fortunate to share their blessings and help typhoon victims in the spirit of camaraderie and Christmas.
These big stars are also posting tweets over social networking site Twitter hoping to touch the hearts of our fellow countrymen in helping the typhoon victims.
Anne Curtis: “Just got back from Cagayan de Oro. There’s still so many that need help. Let’s all try and do what ever we can may it be in cash or kind.”
Angel Locsin: “Sa mga nais pong mag donate in kind, PRC is requesting for cleaning materials, Latrines, Medicines (for tetanus, cough, colds, infections,diarrhea, skin problems) salamat po!”
Vice Ganda: “The people in Cagayan DeOro and Iligan badly need our HELP. WE can help. WE just need to have the WILL to help. Please!”
Meanwhile, Sarangani Congressman Manny Pacquiao, who is also the newly appointed lieutenant colonel of the 1st Sarangani Ready Reserve Battalion, has pledged donations for the typhoon victims.
Black Eyed Peas’ apl. de. Ap is also set to visit Cagayan de Oro on December 23, 2011. He has also asked his friends in the US to join a charity auction held yesterday, December 20, wherein part of the proceeds will go to the flash flood victims in Mindanao.
TV host-actress Ruffa Gutierrez cancelled luxurious gifts to friends. Instead, she had thought of donating to the typhoon victims.
Actress-comedian Eugene Domingo is also willing to fly to Cagayan de Oro to personally help in the relief operation going on as well as to give joy and inspiration to the residents.