Bea Alonzo provides food for jeepney drivers begging for money

Although heartbroken from the recent ABS-CBN shutdown and the death of a relative she cannot visit because of the ongoing extended enhanced community quarantine, Bea Alonzo provided help for jeepney drivers who are begging money in the streets to feed their families.

“I recently lost a very close relative, hindi madali, mabigat sa dibdib,” Alonzo wrote on Instagram.

“While at home and grieving, my friend Rina, sent me a video from TV PATROL yesterday about the jeepney drivers out in the streets begging for money to feed their families. They have lost their source of income because of the pandemic.”

Instead of sulking about the current situation in her life, Alonzo picked herself up to help those who are in need.

“Minsan kapag mabigat ang loob mo at pakiramdam mo, pinagsakluban ka ng mundo, may magpapaalala sayo na may pwede kang gawin para may magbago,” she added.

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I recently lost a very close relative, hindi madali, mabigat sa dibdib. While at home and grieving, my friend Rina, sent me a video from TV PATROL yesterday about the jeepney drivers out in the streets begging for money to feed their families. They have lost their source of income because of the pandemic. Minsan kapag mabigat ang loob mo at pakiramdam mo, pinagsakluban ka ng mundo, may magpapaalala sayo na may pwede kang gawin para may magbago.. From the bottom of my heart, I’d like to thank my co-founder of I AM HOPE ORG, @thisisrinanavarro for risking her life by being out in the field to help those who are in need. Thank you @abscbnnews for paving the way for us to reach these people. ?? . . . @iamhope_org @iam_mariamay @tricia_canilao @vhongx44

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Bea, with I Am Hope founder Rina Navarro, brought relief goods to the drivers on Tuesday. She posted the relief operation, thanking “TV Patrol” for letting the public know about the jeepney drivers’ plight.

“Thank you TV Patrol for this story. Kung hindi dahil sa inyo, hindi namin makikita ang storya nila. Can’t be prouder of our team from I Am Hope who quickly responded and extend help to the jeepney drivers who have lost their source of income because of this pandemic,” she posted.

Together, they distributed 26 sacks of 25 kilos of rice, 288 packs of noodles, 60 liters of grape juice, 928 packs of powder milk, 240 packs of coffee, 26 packs of pandesal, and three boxes of pork and beans.

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