/ 27 December 2020

THE THOMASIAN Alumni Leaders Association helped spread Christmas cheer by giving gifts to jeepney drivers and other members of the community.

The group conducted a nine-day gift-giving activity to help needy communities and families.

Dubbed “Tala Ng Pasko,” the activity coincided with the nine days of Simbang Gabi.

The project, held in collaboration with the UST Alumni Association, Inc., benefitted communities in the National Capital Region and UST’s partner communities in Bamban, Tarlac.

The beneficiaries include members of the Dapitan Drivers and Operators Jeepney Association and MIDES TODA, families in San Lorenzo Ruiz and Companion Martyrs Parish in Navotas City, frontliners of the UST Hospital, and youth leaders of the Sacred Heart Kaunlaran Mission Station in Caloocan City.

Indigenous communities in Sitio Malasa and Sitio Mabilog in Bamban, Tarlac were also among the recipients, as well as senior citizens in the Sacred Heart Kaunlaran Mission Station in Caloocan City.

The project was sponsored by Igan Foundation, Mooie Beauty products, One Meralco Foundation, Grasco Trading, Hyundai Home Appliances, JAC Motors, Mitsui Trading Phils Ltd Co, Lenotech, Lee Family, Pinnacle Technologies, QC Dynamics Lions Club, Bakers Fair, Liberty Food, and Henry Kho.