CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—Eight government hospitals in Pampanga received P1 million financial aid each from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office for procurement of medicines and other medical needs of patients.
PCSO-Pampanga General Manager Ma Lourdes Soliman turned the checks to Governor Dennis Pineda during simple rites held at the Provincial Capitol Tuesday.
Among recipients are the Domingo B. Flores District Hospital, Dr. Andres J. Luciano District Hospital, Jose Songco Lapid District Hospital, San Luis District Hospital, Escolastica Romero District Hospital, Mabalacat District Hospital, Romana Pangan District Hospital, and Dr. Emigdio C. Cruz, Sr. Memorial Hospital.
Soliman said the PCSO also allocated another P2 million intended for two district hospitals in Pampanga. “Actually, sampo ‘yan. May dalawang district hospitals pa ang hindi nabibigyan, pero susunod na rin ‘yan.”
For his part, Pineda expressed thank to PCSO and to Soliman for the grant saying the financial aid will go a long way for district hospitals of the province.
Soliman said the financial aid was made possible through the Endowment Fund Program of the PCSO.
“Alam niyo naman po na ang PCSO ay nasa linya ng charity services, at ‘yung kinikita po ng opisina ay napupunta sa ating mga programa at isa na po rito ang Endowment Fund Program na kung saan nagbibigay tayo ng assistance sa mga ospital,” she said.
Soliman gave thanked to the provincial government for its unwavering support to all the projects and activities of the PCSO.
PCSO is a government agency that holds and conducts number games in order to provide permanent and continuing sources of funds for its programs that generally evolve in charities and health services.