- Angel Locsin has decided to set up a huge grocery-like community pantry to celebrate her birthday
- According to the announcement the actress made on her Instagram, she wanted to pay homage to the "bayanihan" shown by Filipinos who have put up community pantries all over the country
- The actress also wrote that everyone is welcome to partake in the community pantry as long as they follow proper COVID-19 protocols
- Celebrities and netizens commended the actress for celebrating her birthday in such a meaningful way
Angel Locsin has decided to celebrate her birthday by giving back to the community. The actress announced on her Instagram account that she has set up a grocery-style community pantry on her birthday.
According to Angel, this is her way of paying homage to the spirit of "bayanihan" many Filipino has demonstrated by setting up community pantries all over the country.
The actress invited everyone who wanted to come and partake in whatever offerings her community pantry has. She also reminded people to follow proper health protocols to ensure everyone's safety.
Angel also assured people that the volunteers who will be working at the community pantry have all tested negative for COVID-19.
Celebrities and netizens praised the actress for her continued role in helping out Filipinos during the pandemic. They also commended Angel for finding a meaningful way to celebrate the day of her birth.
Angelica Locsin Colmenares, better known as Angel Locsin, is an actress, commercial model, film producer and philanthropist from the Philippines. She rose to stardom after playing the role of superheroine Darna in the TV adaptation of the eponymous comic by Mars Ravelo. She is also known for her roles in hit teleseryes like Mulawin and Lobo.
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A senior citizen fainted while lining up at the community pantry that was set up by Angel Locsin. He was 68 years old and was among those eager to secure some provisions from the community pantry. He was brought to the East Avenue Medical Center but he was declared dead on arrival.
KAMI reported previously that Angel Locsin is one of the prominent personalities who expressed sentiments regarding anti-Asian racism and violence. This was after a video showing a 65-year-old Filipino woman being beaten up by a man in New York went viral.
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