58IB supports 'Bangon VisMin donation' drive

By : Mindanao Today/11:18:24am 01/04/2022


Spearheaded by the RTF-ELCAC-10 in partnership with the 4ID and the people of Northern Mindanao, which aims to help the victims, and some targeted indigenous communities in the affected areas. (58IB)

CLAVERIA, Misamis Oriental – The 58th Infantry Dimalulupig Battalion together with its partner stakeholders and family members took part in the Bangon VisMin Typhoon Odette donation drive at Sitio Puyawon, Barangay Mahanob, Gigaquit, Surigao Del Norte, recently

Spearheaded by the Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC)-10 in partnership with the 4th Infantry Division (4ID) and the people of Northern Mindanao, which aims to help the victims, and some targeted Indigenous Communities in the affected areas such as the Mamanoa Tribe of Sitio Puyawon, who were victims of Typhoon Odette.

The donation drive opted to reach out to the victims and share bundles of joy by distributing food packs, gallons of water, personal hygiene kits, and slightly used clothing.

Donors from private companies and clubs from Cagayan de Oro City and Manila such as GIG Security Agency, Ford Ranger Club Philippines, MUD CRABS, and Mumbaki Trucking Services, among others took part in the distribution of food packs to 67 households and handed over other items to Mabalao Gerry Kalinawan, the Chieftain of the Mamanoa Tribe.

“Through the spirit of giving, we are able to bring hope and happiness to the IP community of the Mamanoa Tribe despite the calamity they have been through; and my deepest gratitude to the private individuals, family members, and club members who voluntarily contributed to make this activity possible may you be rewarded with blessings, may this simple act mean something to them and inspire them to keep going and persevering. ‘There’s always a rainbow after the rain,'” said Lt. Col. Ricky Canatoy, 58th IB commanding officer. (58th IB | PIA Misamis Oriental)

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