KC Philippines Foundation, Inc. donates P300K to KC Luzon South, Visayas and Mindanao Jurisdictions

As part of the Order of the Knights of Columbus’ virtue, “Charity”, the KC Philippines Foundation, Inc., the corporate social responsibility arm of the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. donated P100,000.00 each to the KC Luzon South, Visayas and Mindanao Jurisdictions to be distributed to the areas stricken by the Mayon Volcano eruption in Bicol and by the typhoons Urduja and Vinta that hit the country in the Visayas and Mindanao.

Photo of relief operations done by the KC Luzon South Jurisdiction is found in C1.

Typhoon Vinta (international name: Typhoon Tembin) hit the Southern Part of the country last December 2017. Such affected areas are parts of Cagayan de Oro City, Zamboanga del Norte and Misamis Oriental. With this, the KC Philippines Foundations, Inc. has provided funds to be allocated on the said areas.

Led by the Mindanao Acting State Deputy Cesar V. Dangazo, gift givings and relief operations were held at (January 19, 2018) Guinles, Polanco, Zamboanga del Norte, (January 23, 2018) Concolacion, Cagayan de Oro City and (January 30, 2018) Sta. Ines, Talisayan Misamis Oriental.

On the other hand, with an international name Tropical Storm (TS) Kai-tak, TS Urduja hit the Visayas Region during December 2017. It has affected Eastern Samar, Samar and Biliran. To give pecuniary aid to the families affected, the KC Philippines Foundations, Inc. has provided funds to be allocated on the said areas.

Early this year, Eastern Samar has been granted the aid through Rev. Mons. Pedro C. Quitorio III. The Visayas Jurisdiction led by its State Deputy Anthony P. Nazario initiated the distribution of construction materials, kitchen utensils, relief goods and clothing to the affected areas in the Diocese of Naval, Biliran.

Inspired by the acts and heroic virtue of charity by the Order of the K of C’s Founder, Venerable Fr. Michael J. McGivney and the Father of the Order of the K of C in the Philippines, Servant of God, Fr. George J. Willmann, the KC Philippines Foundations, Inc. and the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. will pursue in accomplishing its vision of making the KofC Family, always Our Concern. (JSServiento)

Father of Knights of Columbus in the Philippines

 

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