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Valenzuela donates P1 million worth of rice to Cavite fire victims

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In a demonstration of compassion and solidarity, the #ValenzuelaCares movement has come to the aid of 731 families who were affected by a devastating fire incident in Cavite City on April 26, 2023. The City Government of Valenzuela, led by Senator WIN Gatchalian, Vice Mayor Lorie Natividad-Borja, and Chief of Staff on Social Welfare Operations Dorothy Go-Evangelista, personally delivered sacks of rice worth One Million Pesos to provide immediate relief to the affected families.

The City of Valenzuela, known for its strong sense of community and collective action, wasted no time in mobilizing resources to support the fire victims. Recognizing the urgency of the situation, the Valenzuela City Government swiftly organized the donation drive, reflecting the spirit of #ValenzuelaCares.

On May 12, 2023, a delegation from Valenzuela City made their way to Cavite City to personally deliver the aid. Senator WIN Gatchalian, Vice Mayor Lorie Natividad-Borja, and Chief of Staff on Social Welfare Operations Dorothy Go-Evangelista led the team, symbolizing the commitment and empathy of the Valenzuelano leaders toward their neighboring city.


The generous donation of One Million Pesos worth of rice will go a long way in providing sustenance and nourishment to the affected families. Rice, being a staple food in the Philippines, holds significant value and will help alleviate the burden faced by the fire victims as they rebuild their lives.

The City Government of Valenzuela, along with the entire Valenzuelano community, stands in solidarity with the fire-affected families in Cavite City. This act of assistance is a testament to the spirit of bayanihan, the Filipino tradition of collective unity and support in times of adversity.

The swift response and unwavering support from Valenzuela City reflect their commitment to the welfare and well-being of their fellow Filipinos. Through the #ValenzuelaCares movement, the city continues to foster a culture of compassion and empathy, extending a helping hand to those in need.

As the bags of rice were handed over to the local authorities in Cavite City, a sense of hope and gratitude filled the air. The affected families can take solace in the fact that they are not alone in their journey toward recovery, as the People of Valenzuela City stand with them every step of the way.


This noble act of solidarity and generosity serves as an inspiration for other communities to come together and support one another in times of crisis. The City Government of Valenzuela sets an example of compassion and empathy, reminding us all of the power of unity and kindness.

Valenzuela City remains committed to assisting and uplifting communities in need, not only within its borders but also beyond. The #ValenzuelaCares movement will continue to be a beacon of hope, a symbol of compassion, and a testament to the enduring spirit of bayanihan.

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