Zena Bernardo, the Mother of Maginhawa Community Pantry Organizer Ana Patricia Non Expresses Concern for Daughter
The mother of Maginhawa Community Pantry organizer Ana Patricia Non has expressed her concern for her daughter.
Over the past few weeks, Maginhawa Community Pantry becomes one of the most discussed topics online after starting the initiative to provide free foods towards the less-fortunate Filipinos amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Ana Patricia Non, the pantry’s organizer earned praises from the online community and Filipino people for her advocacy. A lot of Filipino imitated the program after they were inspired by Maginhawa Pantry.
Recently, Zena Bernardo, Patricia’s mom said that she is proud of her daughter but expressed her concern towards Non due to the red tagging issue. She also encouraged her beloved daughter to take care of herself.
“Patreng, I know you are very, very tired. I know you are absorbing a lot of bad energies and good energies, as well. I know you feel that you need to help everyone. Patreng, there’s only so much that you can do and you are doing so much. Please, be kind din to yourself na hindi mo kaya lahat. Andito naman kaming lahat. It’s ok to take a pause, people will understand. Mahal na mahal ka namin and we’re so proud of you,” Bernardo’s message for Patricia.
Zena also reported that there are more than 1,000 community pantries across the Philippines after her daughter started it. She also explained that the Filipino are part of the solution and not of the problem.
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