Dupax del Norte LGU offers community pantry for villagers

The LGU of Dupax Del Norte, Nueva Vizcaya has initiated its Community Pantry to provide free food for its villagers, especially the poor. The Community Pantry is supported by various donors of the municipality.# Photo from Dupax del Norte FB Page 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, May 3 (PIA) - The local government unit in Dupax del Norte has put up its own Community Pantry to provide free food requirements for their villagers, especially poor families.

Every day, poor villagers line - up and wait for their que to get their food items such as assorted vegetables, root crops, rice, canned goods, eggs, noodles, bread and biscuits, coffee, sugar and milk, among others.

Names of donors are also acknowledged inside the Community Pantry, alongside with their donated goods while LGU workers assist patronizers.

Mayor Timothy Cayton said their Community Pantry dubbed "Bayanihan sa bayan ng Dupax del Norte”, located at the LGU Compound was conceived to provide free food requirements for the poor villagers during this time of COVID-19 pandemic.

"We have started accepting donations in April 26 for our Community Pantry. We welcome donors, all are welcome to get available goods but please follow public health protocols always," he said.

Cayton also advised donors to coordinate with their LGU with the following contact numbers: Mayor's Office - 09657414952 or MSWDO - 09171599671.

The mayor also expressed his gratitude to the donors who continue to pour in various food items and goods that are being patronized by residents of Dupax del Norte town. (MCT/BME/PIA 2-Nueva Vizcaya)


Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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