Church and Nuns Open More Community Pantries in Manila to Accommodate Poor Filipinos
Some churches and nuns have opened more community pantries in Manila to provide the needs of our less-fortunate countrymen.
Over the past few days, the number of community pantries in various regions across the Philippines continue to increase after it has been started by Ana Patricia Non opened it in Maginhawa, Quezon City last week.
The pantry aims to provide goods for our less-fortunate countrymen who were struggling to buy foods amid the coronavirus pandemic.
On Wednesday morning (April 21, 2021), a massive amount of people queued at a community pantry inside Baclaran Church. The beneficiaries are hoping to get some foods and goods for their families.
The Church’s pantry is providing free eggs, rice, biscuits, instant noodles, face shields, diapers, toothpaste and other basic necessities. The public could also donate goods or cash for the Filipino people who were in need.
The religious institution also set a donation box for the kind-hearted individuals who wanted to donate food supplies.
Benedictine nuns have also set community pantry outside the campus of St. Scholastica’s College in Manila. The nuns also lead a prayer before the opening of their community pantry outside the campus.
The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines shared the photos of nuns manning the stall.
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