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The 14 justices of the Supreme Court used their personal resources and worked collectively to extend their help to various community pantries in NCR, as well as PGH’s ward and the MPD.
In light of the needs of the Filipino citizens amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, an individual’s initiative to open a community pantry to those in need has spread across the nation and highlighted the Filipino’s bayanihan spirit and willingness to help others.
On the eve of the Supreme Court’s 120th Anniversary with the theme “Pagkalinga sa Kapwa: Higit Labing Apat Mula sa Labing Apat,” the 14 incumbent magistrates of the Supreme Court donated more than 14 tons of vegetables to various community pantries.
According to a statement by the Supreme Court of the Philippines, the magistrates utilized their own personal resources and purchased over 14 tons of vegetables from farmers to be distributed to community pantries throughout the National Capital Region.
The recipients of the vegetables also include the indigent ward of the Philippine General Hospital and the Manila Police District.
“All justice is based on ethical compassion,” the conclusion of the statement reads.