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Vicki Belo’s company to donate 1,000 meals a day to COVID-19 frontliners

/ 12:35 PM March 25, 2020
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Vicki Belo and her company will be preparing daily meals for COVID-19 frontliners. Images: Instagram/@victoria_belo, @dochayden

Celebrity doctor Vicki Belo’s company, Belo Medical Group, will be handing out 1,000 meals a day to COVID-19 frontliners for the duration of the quarantine period.

She and her team began distributing the food yesterday, March 24, as seen in her Instagram post on the same day.

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“The resilience, and dedication of our frontliners have inspired all of us to care for our community, and to value our commitment in helping others in various ways,” Belo said.

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The resilience , and dedication of our frontliners have inspired all of us to care for our community , and to value our commitment in helping others in various ways . Starting today , we will be supplying 1000 healthy meals a day for our frontliners in 20+ hospitals and LGUs throughout the duration of the quarantine period . Special thanks to our partners @yaparazzievents , @cloud.eats , @hirayangkabataan , Salamat PH Healthcare Heroes, and @angkasph for making this possible . To our frontliners , Maraming #SalamatSaMalasakit .

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She then added that her company will be supplying 1,000 meals daily to workers in over 20 hospitals and local government units throughout the enhanced community quarantine imposed on Luzon.

Her team has already reached out to institutions such as the Tondo Medical Center, San Lazaro Hospital and the University of Santo Tomas Hospital, as seen in the photos accompanying her post. For the duration of the quarantine, they will also be donating meals to various medical centers in San Juan, Manila, Pasig, Taguig, Makati and Quezon City.

Meanwhile, Belo’s husband, Dr. Hayden Kho, assisted their team in preparing the meals yesterday, as seen in his Instagram post. He also expressed his gratitude to TV host Tim Yap, Angkas, Cloud Eats, Hirayang Kabataan and Salamat PH Healthcare Heroes for joining the initiative.

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Prior to preparing and handing out meals, Belo and her company donated their remaining stocks of personal protective equipment (PPE) sets to health workers combating the spread of COVID-19.  /ra

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