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Homeless families receive food packs from VP Robredo
San Nicolas Proper barangay captain Clifford Jude Niñal said they had to limit the number of recipients to those living around the sidewalks and market in their area to avoid overcrowding.

Homeless families receive food packs from VP Robredo

Caecent No-ot Magsumbol (The Freeman) - March 8, 2021 - 12:00am

CEBU, Philippines — Over 300 individuals from about a hundred homeless families have received food assistance from the office of Vice President Leni Robredo at the San Nicolas Proper gym yesterday.

San Nicolas Proper barangay captain Clifford Jude Niñal said they had to limit the number of recipients to those living around the sidewalks and market in their area to avoid overcrowding.

He, however, also hopes that the other barangays will also do the same for the homeless as he cannot do it all alone.

Niñal was the happiest yesterday as it was an answered prayer for him to be able to connect to the Office of the Vice President to get assistance for the homeless individuals.

Niñal said the OVP sent 80 sacks of rice, meat and vegetables, among others.

To ensure that the homeless will not sell it or trade it, Niñal said they are not giving everything one time.

Niñal was joined by Cebu City South District Representative Rodrido “Bebot” Abellanosa, former mayor Tomas Osmeña and wife, Margot, in the distribution of goods as well as feeding the homeless gathered around.

The three political personalities have also been helping Niñal ever since in feeding the homeless and not just yesterday.

Aside from food, Niñal’s wish is for these homeless to finally have a home of its own or at least for the city government to be able to address this long time problem properly and not just “rescue” them for a day and have them returned on the streets after. — GMR (FREEMAN)

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