Gov't, Businesses Urged To Replicate ‘Community Pantries'
Manila Bulletin|April 19, 2021
Senator Sonny Angara on Sunday, April 18 urged the government and private entities to replicate the community pantries that have sprouted in various areas in the country as the country continued to battle a sweeping pandemic.
Hannah L. Torregoza

Angara noted what started in Maginhawa Street in Teachers Village at Quezon City has now been replicated in several other areas, within and outside Metro Manila, with the intention of helping Filipinos who are in need of assistance in their own small way.

“It is encouraging to see more Filipinos demonstrating the bayanihan spirit by putting up community pantries for the benefit of people who are struggling during these very challenging times,” Angara said in a statement.

The senator said these small efforts coming from private individuals could have an even greater impact if the government and businesses will participate, starting in the areas where they are situated.

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