SENATORS Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, Robinhood “Robin” Padilla and Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa went to the town of San Miguel, Bulacan, to personally deliver aid to the victims of Typhoon “Karding” on Thursday, September 29.
An initial 500 beneficiary families received P5,000 each under the Assistance to Individuals on Crisis Situation program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and one food pack per family from the office of Go.
Aside from the cash assistance, the DSWD office sent 3,300 food packs and another 500 food packs from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp.
The First Scout Ranger Regiment of the Philippine Army sent 34 boxes of noodles.
The senators also gave six mobile phones, six bicycles and six pairs of rubber shoes to the residents.
San Miguel Mayor Roderick Tiongson expressed his gratitude to the senators.