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Employees of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) come together to bring joy to thousands of public school students in the Meralco franchise area.
Since July, volunteers from various offices of the Philippines’ largest electric company have been visiting public schools in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal and Batangas to distribute “Power Pack” kits donated by more than 2,000 employees through a campaign launched by the company’s corporate social responsibility arm, One Meralco Foundation. This is part of the foundation’s annual Makabayan Volunteerism Program (MVP) and in celebration of the birthday of Meralco Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan.
Meralco President and CEO Oscar S. Reyes hands over a One Meralco Foundation “Power Pack” kit to a kindergarten student of Cubao Elementary School in Quezon City.
Each kit consists of a lunch box, a spoon-and-fork set, a tumbler and a nutrition guide — all contained in a specially designed thermal bag.
OMF launched the campaign in May to help address the need of students, especially in underserved communities, for a safe and sanitary way of storing their take-out lunch. Many school children in poor villages simply pack their food in plastic bags, increasing the risk of spoilage and contamination.
The Foundation hopes to benefit at least 5,500 students in 50 public schools. ■
What’s the worst thing that can happen when you are wearing your nicest OOTD? For showbiz stars like Alex Gonzaga and Melai Cantiveros, it’s bumping into each other, wearing exactly the same outfit and wondering who actually wore it better. But since these two ladies are not going to settle the score just like that, they both asked the bigger, more interesting question—are the outfits bagong bili or bagong laba?
The question confused the minds of everyone, going viral on social media as fellow momshies weighed in and argued whether their idol’s outfits was bagong bili or bagong laba. But even as the arguments rocked social media, no one could figure out the answer as both the outfits of Alex Gonzaga and Melai Cantiveros looked like new.
To solve the great mystery once and for all, Tide hosted “Bagong Bili o Bagong Laba Fashion Walk-Off”, an interactive fashion show last July 31 at White Space, Makati. Excited guests took part in a game that proved how brand new whites look no different from clothes washed with Tide.
Kicking off the fashion show were Luis Manzano and the Solomon brothers, and celebrity kids Awra Briguela, and Mela Francisco. After all the models strutted to confuse the crowd even more. Alex and Melai graced the stage with a grand walk off and cheered on the audience to make their best guess — “Bagong Bili or Bagong Laba?”.
Ending the show was a grand reveal of the models removing their tags to see who wore the bagong laba and the bagong bili outfits – astounding everyone in the audience because there was no difference in the whiteness of the clothes that the models wore!
“Sobrang nagulat ako sa fact na ako pala may suot ng bagong laba! As in wow, nakakagulat talaga kasi for me, feeling ko bagong bili suot ko! Totoo talaga na sa isang laba, mukhang bago, kapag Tide,” said Alex, whose bagong laba clothes definitely look brand new.
Melai, who turns out to have been wearing the brand new outfit, added that “Amazing ang whitening powers ng Tide. From now on, hindi na talaga kailangan bumili parati ng bagong damit para mag mukhang bongga ang outfits mo. With Tide, para ka na ring nakasuot ng bago.”
Just like everyone in the audience, it’s hard to tell the difference between bagong bili and bagong laba with Tide.
“We know how important it is for Filipinos to have the best-looking uniforms and everyday wear, but we also know that with repeated use, clothes usually look dingy. That’s why we’re delighted to present Tide, which in one wash, keeps clothes looking like new.” ends Procter & Gamble’s Country Marketing Manager for Laundry, Jonn Terence Dy.
With its great cleaning power that removes dirt while brightening whites, your OOTDs can still have that “looks like new” look even after repeated usage, getting that surprising wow from everyone.
Sa Tide, sa isang laba, mukhang bago!
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A Celebration of Smiles by AOK at Solaire Resort.
Creating a brighter future for children with clefts – through art.
Visit The Artway at Solaire until September 2. Artwork sold will benefit Smile Train programs in the Philippines. Featured artists include Jon Ray Fernandez, Danger Sanchez, Camy Francisco Cabral, Albrecht Behmel and artists from Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation Philippines, Inc..
Acts of Kindness Hosts Art Exhibit Benefitting Smile Train, the World’s Leading Cleft Charity
On July 19, Acts of Kindness and Solaire Resorts and Casino unveiled, “A Celebration of Smiles: Creating smiles and second chances at life through art,” an art exhibit benefitting, the world’s leading cleft charity. The exhibit is being held at Solaire’s The Shoppes Artway.
The exhibit features artwork by local and international artists, and some of Smile Train’s former cleft patients. The artwork will be available for sale until September 2 and will help raise funds and awareness for children with clefts in the Philippines.
“We are grateful that Acts of Kindness is hosting this art exhibit to help raise awareness for Smile Train and our local programs here in the Philippines. Through this initiative, not only is Acts of Kindness able to showcase local and international talent, they are also able to help create a brighter future for children born with clefts,” said Kimmy Coseteng-Flaviano, Area Director for Smile Train in Southeast Asia.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Smile Train to help fund various local programs to provide free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care for Filipinos.
Celebrating Smiles Through Art
The art exhibit showcases pieces from Roberto Sanchez, a DJ and entrepreneur by trade, but creatively a self-taught artist; Jon Ray Fernandez, an airline professional turned mixed-media artist; Camy Cabral, a full-time artist with a background in design and advertising; and Albrecht Behmel, an award-winning artist and best-selling writer whose works have been shown in Paris, Beijing, New York, Moscow and London. Despite coming from different backgrounds with different styles of artwork, these artists came together to offer their pieces all for a good cause.
Apart from the seasoned artists, some of the artwork is from Smile Train’s former cleft patients including: Julia Robert Capili, Angel Ibo, Pearl Angeli Miranda, Jervy Hobo and Nickson Cabote. Having interacted with the guests, these individuals have shown how far they’ve come since their initial cleft surgery.
“We hope that we can continue to raise awareness for children with clefts in the Philippines and all over the world through these small acts of kindness,” says Flaviano. “We want to continue to spread smiles and encourage others to do the same.”
For more information about Smile Train’s global efforts and to make a donation, please visit smiletrain.org. Follow Smile Train Philippines on Twitter and Instagram @SmileTrainPh, and like us on Facebook at @SmileTrainPhilippines.
About Smile Train
Smile Train empowers local medical professionals with training, funding, and resources to provide free cleft surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children globally. We advance a sustainable solution and scalable global health model for cleft treatment, drastically improving children’s lives, including their ability to eat, breathe, speak, and ultimately thrive. To learn more about how Smile Train’s sustainable approach means donations have both an immediate and long-term impact, please visit smiletrain.org.
About Acts of Kindness
About Acts of Kindness is an initiative that supports various causes and charities through art. They are able to establish brand awareness, social consciousness, and human interaction to drive trust, civic responsibility and humanity to today’s busy world by engaging in online and on-ground initiatives. The exhibit will be open for public viewing until September 2, 2018 at The Shoppes Artway, Solaire, Entertainment City, Parañaque City.
SJCAM in partnership with Lucky HR launched the SJ8 Series officially at the Bonifacio Hall, Shangrila at the Fort and was hosted by Ms. Philippines 2012 Stephanie Stefanowitz.
Mr. Edward Anthony Pineda, Lucky HR Manager gave his opening remarks, announced the start of SJCAM launch, and brief the audience to the history and how Lucky HR has started and rise in the online shopping industry.
DId you know? Lucky HR received the “King of Electronics” Award
Lucky HR company’s hard work and dedication has led it to become SJCAM’s official online distributor nationwide. He also unveiled the latest SJCAM Series, the SJ8.
SJCAM Regional Director, Mr. Victor Wang graced the stage and delivered an inspirational speech on what has brought upon the achievements of the company and its plan for future expansion.
Photo (C): SJCAM Philippines
Lucky HR also announced to be the Official Online Distributor of SJCAM here in the Philippines – Lazada and Shoppee.
Arnold Balao of Lazada and Vajpayee Akshay of Shoppee gave recognition to Lucky HR as Official Online Store of SJCAM. Mr. Edward Pineda handed out token of appreciation for the partnerships, followed by the official wine toasting. The guests were invited to the exhibit of the SJ8 series, and to be familiarize with the specifications of each.
SJ8 Php 9,989.00
SJ8 Plus Php 15,999.00
Sj8 Air Php 4,999.00
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