Cordova : Santa cops surprise 7 less fortunate familes with Christmas gifts

By: Futch Anthony Inso - Multimedia Correspondent - CDN Digital | December 08,2022 - 02:50 PM
Policemen of the Cordova Police Station play santa as they surprise seven less fortunate families in Cordova town on Wednesday, Dec. 7. | Contributed photos via Futch Anthony Inso

Policemen of the Cordova Police Station play santa as they surprise seven less fortunate families in Cordova town on Wednesday, Dec. 7. | Contributed photos via Futch Anthony Inso

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Seven less fortunate families in Cordova town received Christmas gifts from the Cordova Police Station on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022.

This was confirmed by Police Major Michael Gingoyon, chief of Cordova Police Station.

According to Gingoyon that each family received rice, canned goods, noodles, and toys for the children.

He said that the fund that they used in purchasing these goods came from their personal fund, with the support of Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan.

“Personal fund sa ato mga police unya with the support pod kay Mayor Suan,” Gingoyon said.

(It was from the personal fund of the police and with the support also of Mayor Suan.)

The “Santa Cops” also offered Christmas songs to the beneficiaries before giving them Christmas gifts.

He said that the beneficiaries were scouted by their personnel, which came from vulnerable sectors in the community.

“Nag-scout lang mi, sir, og kanang Persons with Disability (PWDs), unemployed ug kanang vulnerable sectors like senior citizens,” he added.

(We just scouted, sir, those persons with disability (PWDs), those unemployed, and those from the vulnerable sector like senior citizens.)

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