Leaders, personalities unite on World Pandesal Day

posted October 20, 2021 at 08:35 pm
by  Manila Standard Showbiz
The famed Kamuning Bakery Café once again spearheaded World Pandesal Day on Oct. 16 with no less than the country’s top leaders and known personalities in the world entertainment taking part to share their messages of hope and encouragement.

The civic and cultural event by 82-year-old Kamuning Bakery had education advocate Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, culture advocate Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, urban renewal & food security advocate Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte, and social justice advocate Atty. Neri Colmenares as special guests.

Leaders, personalities unite on World Pandesal Day
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian (right) and Kamuning Bakery Cafe owner Wilson Lee Flores at Pandesal Forum.  
Instead of its annual tradition of giving 70,000 free pandesal and other food items the whole day to the urban poor plus free medical/dental/optical missions, due to Alert Level 4 now, owner Wilson Lee Flores said donations of breads shall be delivered to orphanages, diverse children’s shelters and urban poor communities.

Flores with Regal's Mother Lily Monteverde, and the entertainment press led by the late Ricky Lo.  
World Pandesal Day seeks to honor the humble yet great Filipino bread pandesal, also to highlight the need to address global hunger and poverty. Messages of support for the annual #WorldPandesal Day came from various leaders led by President Rodrigo R. Duterte, Senator Sonny Angara, GMA Network, Inc. Chairman & CEO Atty. Felipe L. Gozon (who was guest of honor at 2019 World Pandesal Day to lead the giving of free breads and other foods to the urban poor), and Regal Entertainment founder Mother Lily Y. Monteverde. Actor Dingdong Dantes had also grace World Pandesal Day and helped to distribute free breads and food items. 

Among Kamuning Bakery Café’s partners in this annual philanthropic and cultural project include Philippine Foremost Milling, San Miguel Mills, Mondelez, Pagcor, Mega Sardines, and Caltex Iba Malhacan Road in Meycauayan Exit. 

Topics: Kamuning Bakery Café , World Pandesal Day , Sherwin Gatchalian
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