LOOK: Kim Chiu makes 29th birthday meaningful in the company of kids
After spending her 29th birthday on the beach, Kapamilya actress Kim Chiu decided to give back in an outreach program in Tarlac, sharing her blessings with underprivileged kids and senior citizens.
The “Chinita Princess” celebrated her birthday making other people happy, as she posted a series of photos and videos on Instagram last Friday, April 26. In the video, which is a montage of her charity work, kids sang “Happy Birthday” to the actress.
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The “Mr. Right” singer also posted her meeting with Baby Aki, a child with a liver disease whose story went viral last March. She revealed that she donated her first YouTube salary for the baby’s liver transplant.
“Ever since, I always have a soft spot pagdating sa mga bata (when it comes to kids),” Chiu said.
Chiu also thanked her YouTube viewers, saying, “Posting this not to boast but to thank [those who viewed my YouTube videos.]”
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finally met baby aki. nabasa ko yung kwento nila sa news. ever since I always have a soft spot pagdating sa mga bata. nagbebenta si kuya antonio ng banana cake worth 120 pesos each para makabuo ng pang liver transplant ni baby aki bago sana siya mag 1 year old sa june. Napanood ko sila through youtube and facebook video kaya i’ve decided to donate my first youtube salary to baby aki. salamat at may ganito na tayong technology ngayon na aware tayo sa mga nangangailangan ng tulong sa atin through viral video. sa mga viewers ko sa youtube channel maraming salamat po sa lahat ng views nyo:) makakatulong po ito sa operation ni baby aki hopefully next month makaalis na sila ng bansa papuntang India and doon nadin magpagaling. posting this not to boast but to thank yung mga nag view sa mga videos ko sa youtube. awareness and sana makadagdag pa sa tutulong kay baby aki. #livertransplant #biliaryatresia pwede po kayong mag donate through BDO acct name : Aquiro Jazz Detablan acct number : 005910516001. maraming salamat po.❤️. . . . “we cant choose the life we want to live in but if we believe and keep that faith in him, he will do wonders for us. just believe, give thanks and never give up. remember the cycle of life, you are not always down, if you are down there is no way but up.”🙏🏻❤️
In another post, the “Pinoy Big Brother” ex-housemate shared her experience of giving back to the less fortunate, saying, “[I] would not want to celebrate my day [any other way] than this.” She also thanked those who bought secondhand clothes for charity.
Before the outreach program, Chiu celebrated her birthday with her family last April 19, in Balesin Island, Quezon.
Cheers, Kim! JB
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