Vhong Navarro and Ogie Alcasid launched “It’s Showtime’s It’s Sharetime” last Thursday (March 10) to continue the ABS-CBN and ABS-CBN Foundation’s 100-day fundraiser for the victims of Super Typhoon Odette. The 10-day fundraising campaign from the hosts of “It’s Showtime” comes after the successful finale of “Kapamilya Family Date Nights” last Wednesday (March 9) with the stars of “MMK” and “Viral Scandal” who were able to raise near P1. 4 million, as they also marked the 30th anniversary of “MMK”.
Vhong and Ogie opened the show’s fundraising campaign by performing the “Gaya Gaya G”, in which they re-enacted scenes from “My Ex and Whys”, “Paano Na Kaya” and “Paano Kita Iibigin” with a hit. They also translated each other’s songs from English to Filipino, making viewers feel like they’re at a comedy bar.
“Thank you all for your time for us tonight. We are not doing this for us but for the victims of Typhoon Odette,” Vhong said.
Asian songbird Regine Velasquez-Alcasid also joined in the fun and entertained viewers by dancing “Boom Shakalaka” and singing a duet with her husband.
Meanwhile, “MMK” host Charo Santos thanked viewers and donors for their generosity as well as stars led by The Star For All Seasons Vilma Santos-Recto, Pia Wurtzbach, Dimples Romana, Janine Gutierrez, Karina Bautista and Aljon Mendoza who shared their time and support for their campaign, which is for home repair kits for Odette victims.
In the following nights, it will be the turn of other “It’s Showtime” hosts, Kim Chiu, Amy Perez, Karylle, Ryan Bang, Jugs Jugueta, Teddy Corpuz, Ion Perez and Jackie Gonzaga to entertain and inspire the pipol madlang. to help our kababayans rebuild their homes and their lives. They will be joined by “TNT” hurados Yeng Constantino, Nyoy Volante, Jed Madela, Louie Ocampo, Ruffa Gutierrez and Janice de Belen, “TNT” champions and Polaris artists.
As of March 9 (Wednesday), a total of 207,029 families have received food parcels and 584 families have received home repair kits through the ABS-CBN Foundation with the help of its partners and donors. Overall, cash donations entrusted to ABS-CBN Foundation for this cause reached 98,470,000 pesos while it also received in-kind donations of rice, canned goods, water, food kits hygiene and blankets worth 16,400,000 pesos.
Apart from these live streaming and fundraising activities, donors and Kapamilyas can also help by using Tulong vouchers on Lazada and Shopee which will be added to funds for home repair kits for typhoon survivors. For more information on how to donate, visit the ng websiteABS-CBN Foundationand hisFacebook,Twitterand instagramaccounts. This campaign is under ABS-CBN Foundation DSWD Authority/Solicitation Permit, DSWD-SB-SP-00026-21, valid nationwide through May 28, 2022.
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