Elderly Filipino Week: OSCA Mandaue to give away wheelchairs, canes to selected seniors

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/04/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu- The Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) in Mandaue City will be giving wheelchairs and canes to some senior citizens on Friday, October 7, 2022. At least five wheelchairs and canes will be…

Boy with leukemia appeals for urgent help

PR 09/30/2022

A three-year-old boy from Brgy. Inayawan, Cebu City is sincerely appealing for urgent financial help as he fights the big C through chemotherapy treatment.  Callie Melton Quimada was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia on June 24, 2022.…

DSWS appeals for public’s help in locating parents of ‘abandoned’ minor

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) in Cebu City is appealing for public’s help in locating the parents and relatives of a minor who was allegedly left by her mother in…

Graduating from childhood cancer: Stories of courage, hope and success

PR 09/23/2022

As the world celebrates Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Blood Cancer Awareness Month this September, it is but fitting to highlight stories of children who fought the “Big C” and came out victorious over the dreaded disease…

267 4Ps beneficiaries in Bohol graduate from program 

Wenilyn Sabalo 09/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 267 household beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Bohol have graduated from the program this September 2022. In a statement, the Department of Social Welfare and Development-Central…

Girl with leukemia needs urgent help for chemotherapy

PR 09/21/2022

A 13-year-old girl from Brgy. Basak, San Fernando, Cebu is in dire need of urgent financial help as she pushes on with her fight against cancer through chemotherapy. Rhealyn Monreal was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia on…

Tuburan mayor: 11,000 bamboo seedlings for environment, livelihood of farmers

Futch Anthony Inso 09/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Eleven thousand bamboo seedlings were planted during the World Bamboo and Cleanup Day 2022 in Tuburan town on Saturday, September 17, 2022.  Tuburan Democrito “Aljun” Diamante led the ceremonial planting of the bamboo…

Baby with congenital disorder needs PHP 17 Million for life-saving operation

PR 09/15/2022

A one-year-old girl from Brgy. Subangdaku, Mandaue City is in desperate need of urgent financial help for her ongoing treatment and upcoming medical procedures. On May 24, 2022, Daphne Bree Solitario was diagnosed with Congenital Hyperinsulinism at…

DOLE-7 provides pumpboats to parents of child laborers in Danao City

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) said 21 parents of the profiled child laborers in Sitio Pagutlan-Isla Verde in Danao City will receive their own pumpboats to augment their family’s income.…

Shoot-for-a-Cause of CFBJ: 56 gun enthusiasts help make event a success

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With a total of 56 gun enthusiasts, the Shoot-For-A-Cause of the Cebu Federation of Beat Journalists at the Front Sight Gun Club Inc. in Barangay Tubod, Minglanilla, on Sunday, September 11, was successful. …

Minglanilla cops strengthen link to youth as way to address town’s drug problem

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 09/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even if there are only a few cases where minors are involved in illegal drugs, Minglanilla police continue to address this problem by strengthening their ties with the youth in the town. Police Major…

CFBJ marks return of Shoot-For-A-Cause competition

PR 09/09/2022

It’s all set for the grand comeback of the Cebu Federation of Beat Journalists (CFBJ) Shoot-For-A-Cause shooting competition. Part of the annual celebration of the Cebu Press Freedom Week, the second edition of the shootfest will be…

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