Social Security System (SSS) President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio S. de Quiros Jr. (seated, 4th from left) headed the turnover of donations to charitable institutions for the sick, the poor, the elderly, and children with special needs during ceremonies held at the SSS Gallery at the SSS main office in Diliman, Quezon City on July 28. The donations were funds pledged by SSS officials and employees as part of the agency’s annual gift-giving tradition that starts during the Christmas season.
The beneficiary institutions were the Philippine General Hospital Medical Foundation, Inc. (PGHMFI), White Cross, Bahay ni Maria Home for the Elderly, UP-PGH Alfredo T. Ramirez Burn Center, Haven for the Elderly, Craniofacial Foundation of the Philippines, Inc., and Center for Excellence in Special Education Foundation, Inc.
Present at the turnover ceremony were (seated, from left) Econom Sr. Aurelia Nuñez and Caregiver School In-Charge Sr. Felicity Gabutero of Bahay ni Maria Home for the Elderly; Chairman Dr. Luz Burgos of Craniofacial Foundation of the Philippines, Inc.; Chairman Dr. Gregorio Alvior, and Executive Director Dr. Dione Suter of PGHMFI; President and Chief Executive Officer Chinita Quirino-Abad of Craniofacial Foundation of the Philippines, Inc.; Trustee Ann Aspinall of Center for Excellence in Special Education Foundation, Inc.; and Board of Trustees Member Edgardo Abad of Craniofacial Foundation of the Philippines, Inc.
Shown standing are (from left) Master of Ceremonies Jeffrey Camarillo and Executive Vice President for Investments Sector Rizaldy Capulong of SSS; Corporate Secretary Lolita Escobar Mirdoni of PGHMFI; representative Dr. Alexandra Tan of UP-PGH Alfredo T. Ramirez Burn Center; Administrator Angie Cabrero of Craniofacial Foundation of the Philippines, Inc.; Executive Director Mely Reluya of White Cross; representative Narcimely Sao and Center Head Ricky Bunao of Haven for the Elderly; Commissioner Malonzo Ibarra of the Social Security Commission; Executive Director Dayal Nantwani and Chairman and President Segismundo Gonzales of the Center for Excellence in Special Education Foundation, Inc.; Vice President for Public Affairs and Special Events Division Marissu Bugante of SSS; and representative Mary Ann Bontoc of Alert and Concerned Employees of SSS.