RCMB-CAR Director Brenda Rose C . Odsey and staff extended their labour by donating goods for the affected families in Itogon, Benguet.  The assistance of canned goods, cavans of rice, toiletries, cookies, noodles were handed down to the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer at the Itogon Training Center, Bua, Tuding, Itogon, Benguet, designated Donation Drop Center  on September 28, 2018.

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving,” Mother Teresa said.   This message of  love  inspired Dir. Odsey to do something meaningful to the victims of the Typhoon Ompong.

Itogon, Benguet  is a nearby community and is one of the most affected municipalities in the Cordillera Region during the  onslaught of Typhoon Ompong in September 2018. The strong winds and heavy rains triggered deadly landslides in several barangays, leaving more than  a hundred fatalities and a number of  families homeless.

Maggie B. Balagtey