City receives donations from Chicago

Receiving in behalf of City Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan was City Councilor Coefredo Tekwa Uy along with Dr. Anna Sophia Lim of the City Health Office and Ms. Nida Aroza of City Social Welfare and Development Office donations from Ms. Myla Perez Chio of Chicago, Illinois, USA last May 30, 2014.

Two (2) wheelchairs and boxes of medical supplies and equipments were turned-over to the said offices intended for fellow Catbaloganons.

Ms. Chio is native of Catbalogan City and is currently working as a Physical Therapist in Northwest Indiana along with her husband and two children.

She was one of the volunteers of Help for Haiyan in Chicago, now known as Sponsor Philippines, who sent truckloads of goods to parts of Leyte and Samar last year.

Sponsor Philippines is non-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois dedicated to finding and funding worthy short-term and long-term endeavors including, health, livelihood, and rebuilding projects in the Philippines.

(Photos by Merly Lubiano, Office of the City Mayor)

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