Typhoon Ondoy - Orange County & LA Relief Effort Project Sagip
Guila "TaGuils" Maramba
Inexhaustible Guila Maramba still smiling after hauling 40+ boxes and making multiple trips between OC & LA two weekends in a row with help from Coroy Diaz. For the Assumption only effort (LA & OC) we collected, packed, shipped 60 boxes. In addition, this count does not include the 100 plus boxes Guila collected from her own friends and family.
JP Carino of FOREX and Coroy Diaz
Coroy and very humble & softspoken JP Carino posing in front of Guila's van. Oct 5, Sunday
Forex Balikbayan Boxes were shipped to Assumption College Makati
Boxes were addressed c/o Sister Ana Maria Melocoton, RA, Religious of the Assumption, Assumption Convent, San Lorenzo Drive, San Lorenzo Village, Makati City
Group shot - 1st Weekend Relief Effort Hardworking but Happy Relief Workers
Standing: Sisa and Ed Katigbak, Coroy Diaz. Seated L to R: Diding Locsin and Sandra Manzano. Sunday, Oct 4.
Children's Books for Malibay
Sandra, Coroy, and Diding packing children's books. Saturday, October 10.
Tired but can still ham it up!
Lily and Diding on top of the boxes! Sunday, October 4.
Group shot of 2nd Weekend Relief Effort
Sandra, Lily, Guila, Diding, Coroy. Saturday, October 10.
3 batchmates SanLo HS Batch '76 - reunited for the first time!
Gigi Alegre, Lily Tamayo, Jerine Llamas. Still fresh-faced! Sunday, Oct 4.
Coroy's nephew Brian Berkenkotter loading boxes ! Coroy's daughters Martine and Andrea also helped the relief effort by collecting donations and made multiple trips to the drugstore buying packing tape and medicines. Leni Shinn shuttled empty and packed Forex boxes all over Los Angeles. Assumptionistas passing on the word to friends, family, and church. Best friends Coroy and Bing Loyola packed goods late into the night. Diding traveled from Santa Monica to Pasadena to OC delivering children's books from co-workers Josie and Ver. Saturday, Oct 10.
Many new friendships were formed. Existing friendships sealed for life. Two Unforgettable weekends of Assumptionistas, family, and friends packing relief goods for typhoon victims donated by friends, family, and Assumption Alumnae. Lily and Guila. Saturday, Oct 10.
Thank you !
Thank you to: FOREX, Carino family (JP & TJ), Guila Maramba, Assumption Alumnae, Friends, Community members.