Armor Division extended aid to Indigenous Peoples (IPs) and children with special needs in the province of Tarlac.
Done in partnership with Pilmico Foods Corporation, these activities are prelude to the division’s 45th anniversary on June 16.
“The outreach program is one of our pre-anniversary activities that aims to reach out to communities, especially those from far-flung areas, and to bring government services closer to the people,” Armor Division Chief of Staff Colonel Anthon Abrina said.
50 IP families in sitio Baag, barangay Iba in San Jose town received solar lamps, toys for kids, face masks, and relief packs containing noodles, breads, canned goods and five kilos of rice.
“As part of our Civil Military Operations, Team Armor will continue to conduct initiatives such as this, and will ensure to maintain the peace and order in communities,” Abrina added.
Representing the IP families, Tribal Chieftain Victor Magyoyo expressed his gratitude to Armor Division and its stakeholder for the provision of food packs among others.
Moreover, 50 children with special needs at St. Joseph Home for Special Children in Tarlac City benefitted from the feeding, gift-giving and medical mission.
Aside from the dental and circumcision services, the children received loot bags, 400 breads, 50 trays of eggs, trash bins and a steel frame pool.
This year’s anniversary carries the theme, “Team Armor: Apatnaput-Limang Taong Pinatibay na Serbisyo at Dedikasyon para sa Mamamayang Pilipino.” (CLJD/TJBM-PIA 3)