Angel, Gretchen join ‘TV Patrol’s’ Public Service Caravan
“FPJ’sAngProbinsyano” star Angel Aquino, “UmagangKayGanda” anchor Gretchen Ho and “TVPatrol”anchor Bernadette Sembrano joined the nationwide community caravan of “TVPatrol” and helped deliver various services to Kapamilya in Antique.
Angel, Gretchen and Bernadette first showed support to more than 1,000 job seekers in a job fair organized with the help of the Department of Labor and Employment and the Public Employment Services Office-Antique, where 22 Kapamilya were hired on the spot.
They then met 30 former overseas Filipino worker-motherswho were taught how to make jam and got one food cart each from “TVPatrol” and the Department of Trade and Industry-Antique.
The three later checked the newly-repaired restrooms at the San Jose public terminal, a project initiated by “TVPatrol”in cooperation with the local government.
After dropping by the citizen journalism workshop of Bayan Mo, iPatrol Mo, the team went to Brgy. Durog. Angel and Gretchen had a storytelling session with the children, who received new schoolbags from Operation Sagip, slippers from “Rated K” and vitamins from Bantay Bata.
Angel, Gretchen and Bernadette also unveiled the repaired library at Durog Elementary School and distributed vegetable seeds for the school’s nutrition program.
To cap the day, they had lunch with community members, who were given grocery packages and fans.
Since March, the “TV Patrol” Community Caravan, which is part of the newscast’s 30th anniversary celebration, has gone to different parts of the country to address the needs of communities with the help of partner organizations and agencies.