Kapuso Royal Couple Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera extended help to the flood victims in Roxas District in Quezon City. The taping for Dingdong’s upcoming primetime series ‘Genesis’ was stopped because of the heavy rains. The dinner originally intended for the cast, production staff and crew that night was then distributed by Dingdong to the affected residents of Roxas District, where the taping of Genesis was held. Marian joined Dingdong in this endeavour.
Also, Dingdong’s Yes Pinoy Foundation celebrated its 4th anniversary with a special mission in Barangay San Rafael, Rodriguez, Rizal Province. Together with their partners, Dingdong and YPF officially turned over boat, bags, school supplies, raincoats, life vests and solar powered lamps to each of the dedicated students of Casili Elementary School. Aside from their donations to the school and its students, members of the foundation and their supporters volunteered to conduct a one day seminar among the students and teachers.
Dingdong with the help of his real life girlfriend Marian led relief operations of Yes Pinoy Foundation in distributing help to affected informal settler families in Pasay City.
Another real-life Kapuso couple Carla Abellana and Geoff Eigenmann, helped the Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) in providing shelter for animals that were displaced by the floods.
Enzo Pineda and Louise delos Reyes also joined in the relief operations of GMA Kapuso Foundation, the socio-civic arm of GMA Network.
Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez and husband Ogie Alcasid assisted in Red Cross’ repacking operations in Kalayaan and Quezon City.
Genesis star Rhian Ramos also helped in the relief operations in Santa Rosa Community Hospital and Barangay Ibaba’s Evacuation Center in Laguna.
Meanwhile, Luis Alandy, Barbie Forteza, Lauren Young, Elmo Magalona, Betong Sumaya, Bettina Carlos, Thea Tolentino, Derrick Monasterio, Julian Trono, Mikoy Morales, Luanne Dy, James Macasero of Moymoy Palaboy, Kris Bernal, Bea Binene, Butch Francisco, and Marian Rivera were among the celebrities who volunteered for the Kapuso Helpline that helped raise funds for the typhoon victims last Tuesday in GMA Network Center.
On Wednesday, Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young, Miss World 2nd Princess Zarah Bianca Saldua, Miss World 4th Princess Omarie Osuna together with Valerie Concepcion, James Macasero of Moymoy Palaboy, Betong Sumaya, Regine Tolentino, Pekto Nacua, Drew Arellano and Steven Silva were on hand to answer calls in the Kapuso Helpline.
GMA Kapuso Foundation continues to engage in various relief operations in Metro Manila and several other areas in Luzon.