Concert for Caritas

posted January 18, 2017 at 05:20 pm
by  Manila Standard Showbitz
Smart Infinity, along with PLDT-Smart Foundation and One Meralco Foundation, presented Love in Abundance: An Outpouring of Blessings, a dinner-concert to raise funds for Caritas Manila’s youth scholars.

The benefit, which featured the inspirational music of composer and musician Ryan Cayabyab, was held at the Grand Ballroom, Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City. The show featured performances by Bo Cerrudo, Celeste Legaspi, Bituin Escalante, Esang De Torres, and Basil Valdez accompanied by the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra.

“We are very grateful to Smart Infinity, PLDT-Smart Foundation and One Meralco Foundation for their valuable support to our efforts,” said Caritas Manila Executive Director Rev. Fr. Anton CT Pascual.

Senior OPM singer Basil Valdez
Youth Servant Leadership and Education Program (YSLEP) is the flagship program of Caritas Manila, which extends financial assistance to poor but deserving students and trains and hones the youth not only for academic excellence, but also to become responsible members of the community.

To date, Caritas Manila has produced over 10,000 graduates and continues to provide educational assistance, values formation workshops and leadership trainings to almost 5,000 students nationwide with an average of 300 college and technical/vocational graduates yearly.  

Entrepreneurs, art patrons, and Smart Infinity Ambassadors, Raul and Joanna Francisco, graced the event to show their support for the brand’s advocacy.

For more information on Smart Infinity, please call 848 8806, email [email protected], or visit the Smart Infinity website at 

Topics: Love in Abundance: An Outpouring of Blessings , Smart Infinity , PLDT-Smart Foundation , One Meralco Foundation , Ryan Cayabyab , Bo Cerrudo , Celeste Legaspi , Bituin Escalante , Esang De Torres , Basil Valdez
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