Bea Alonzo recently launched I Am Hope, an initiative aimed towards providing frontliners with medical equipment as they face the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Last May 22, the organization co-founded by Alonzo and movie producer Rina Navarro delivered 500 food packs to frontline workers of the organization Youth for Nationalism and Democracy and to the Office of Vice President Leni Robredo.
[A] Inihatid kahapon sa ating Tanggapan ng grupong I Am Hope ang food packs na tulong nila sa mga kababayan nating…
The OVP distributed the food packs to stranded students at the University of the Philippines dormitory as well as to senior citizens of a community in Caloocan City.
100 food packs were prepared by Bea herself from her home while another 100 came straight from the kitchen of Vhong Navarro and his wife, Tanya Bautista. 300 food packs came from Rina and the organization’s volunteers in their headquarters.
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TOGETHER, WE CAN. I AM HOPE ORG. decided to showcase the true Filipino spirit of BAYANIHAN through cooking 500 food packs for the students of UP DILIMAN who were stranded and the front liners of the Youth for Nationalism and Democracy & Office of VP Leni Robredo. 100 food packs came straight from my kitchen, 100 packs were cooked by Tanya and Vhong and 300 packs were prepared by our volunteers in our headquarters headed by Rina. Even though we’re miles away from each other, it was as if I was cooking right next to them, with the same goal of putting smiles on people’s faces and filling their tummies with food prepared with LOVE and HOPE.❤️ . @iamhope_org @thisisrinanavarro @vhongx44 @iam_mariamay @tricia_canilao
“Even though we’re miles away from each other, it was as if I was cooking right next to them, with the same goal of putting smiles on people’s faces and filling their tummies with food prepared with LOVE and HOPE,” Bea wrote in her Instagram post.
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