ASAP 2012 stars from left Rayver Cruz Cristine Reyes Vina Morales Jed Madela Venus Raj and Paolo Valenciano in Brgy Talipapa Quezon CityKapamilya celebrities joined the relief operations of ABS-CBN Foundation Inc.’s Sagip Kapamilya for flood victims in August.
The stars of "ASAP 2012" visited Brgy. Talipapa, Quezon City to hand out food and medicine and help in packing relief goods at the Sagip Kapamilya headquarters after performing in the Sunday musical-variety show.
"TODA Max" star Angel Locsin, with Phil Younghusband, bought goods for the victims and later helped out in the evacuation centers. Her costar Robin Padilla cooked a huge amount of food that he and his wife Mariel Rodriguez shared with their neighbors in Quezon City, while Pokwang donated food and clothing to Sagip Kapamilya.
Kris Aquino, Richard Gomez, Anne Curtis, Kathryn Bernardo, John Prats, Sam Milby and Vice Ganda also personally visited the floodstricken communities to help cheer up the flood victims.
Sagip Kapamilya program director Tina Monzon-Palma said Kapamilya celebrities voluntarily engaged in the relief efforts to help their flood-stricken kababayan.
Meanwhile, Sagip Kapamilya as of August 16 has amassed a total of P20.5 million in cash donations and P12.5M worth of in-kind donations such as rice, canned goods, biscuits, water, clothes, blankets, mats and medicines.
From August 7-29, 2012, 652,000 individuals from 163,000 families were given relief assistance, while another 3,016 individuals were fed in the soup kitchens.
Sagip Kapamilya continues to coordinate with the ABSCBN Regional Network Group, local government units, the Department of Social Welfare and Development, nongovernment organizations and people’s organizations for the latest onground information.