Glaiza De Castro is The New Ambassadress of Goodwill to Represent the Philippine Chinese Charitable Association, Inc.
Published · Thursday, July 20, 2017 11:16 AM
Award-winning actress, Ms. Glaiza De Castro was formally named as Ambassadress of Goodwill to represent the Philippine Chinese Charitable Association, Inc., (PCCAI) owner and operator of Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center in its humanitarian and charitable missions, last July 19, 2017 at Universal Towers Building in Quezon Avenue.
De Castro is one of the prominent faces on TV and movie screens. Her prowess in singing and acting has been showcased in local TV shows, movies and concerts.
De Castro has also released four solo albums in the past years and this was followed by a successful concerts here and abroad. Her voice and charm have won over the hearts of so many young Filipinos and made her an inspiration. Ms. Glaiza De Castro is a prominent actress, talented singer, and now, an advocate for the poor representing the PCCAI.
“We are much honored to have Ms. Glaiza De Castro to represent the PCCAI in its charitable and humanitarian activities,” said PCCAI President and Chairman Emeritus, Dr. James G. Dy. “We hope to inspire the youth of today to actively participate in humanitarian missions that would help shape this nation for the next generations.”
In her years as a performer, she has not only proven herself worthy of recognition because of her talents but also because she has a heart for helping out. In 2016, De Castro was a part of U.N. Women’s Safe Cities Program, a program that aims to increase awareness and stop street harassment and sexual violence against women in public spaces. Also in the same year, De Castro established the “Glaiza De Castro Foundation” to support children with special needs. To date, more than 600 children benefited from this organization.
“The PCCAI continues to be the country’s foremost charitable organization --- now more than ever, the focus of the organization is to widen its reach to provide medical and relief operations throughout the country and we are confident that Ms. Glaiza De Castro will champion the charitable cause of our organization and we could not have been more proud to have her.” Said Dr. Benito Goyokpin, PCCAI Chairman of the Board.
In line with the appointment, a signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between PCCAI and Ms. De Castro was also held to celebrate the first of many collaborations. The event was attended by the President and Chairman Emeritus of PCCAI, Dr. James G. Dy and Chairman of the Board of PCCAI Dr. Benito Goyokpin, Vice Chairman of the Board Mr. Antonio Tan, Vice Chairman Mr. Cristina Lim, Members of the PCCAI Board of Directors Mr. Ramon Chuaying, Mr. Albert Abaya, Mr. Jameson Dy, Mr. Manuel Co, Mr. Benito Ngo, Atty. Cabero and media representatives.
PCCAI owns and operates the Chinese General Hospital & Medical Center, Chinese General Hospital Colleges, Chinese Cemetery, Charity Clinic in Binondo, and the Home for the Aged, all dedicated to charitable works. It traces its roots far as early as 1877, before the Philippine Revolution and is recognized as the oldest charitable association in the country today.