Senate Spouses Play Santa at the Sm Store

The kids serenade the Spouses with Christmas Carols during the program

Christmas came early for the children of the Tahanang Mapagpala Center in Caloocan City when the Senate Spouses Foundation, Inc. treated them to a day of shopping fun in their annual Christmas in November event at SM Store Megamall.

Kids with their bags of cheer from Gladys Cruz, wife of Sen. Joel Villanueva

A joint project of the Senate Spouses Foundation, Inc. and SM Store, the day began with an early lunch at Wendy’s, after which they happily proceeded to the store to shop.

Everything is merry  with Neil Llamanzares and the kids

Led by SSFI President, Audrey Zubiri, the spouses played Santa to the sixty kids as they shopped for clothes, shoes, accessories, and toys.  Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano, Tootsy Angara, Neil Llamanzares, Nancy de la Rosa, Gladys Cruz (wife of Senator Joel Villanueva), Atty. Emmeline Villar, and Maricel Tulfo (daughter of Senator Raffy Tulfo) took time from their busy schedules to take the kids around the store to shop for their little heart’s desires.

Everything is merry  with Neil Llamanzares and the kids

The office of Senator Bong Go also donated volleyballs and basketballs; and Jollibee treated them to delicious food packages.

These kids couldn’t hide their joy when Maricel Tulfo daughter of Raffy Tulfo played Santa during the shopping spree at the SM Store

The delighted kids then serenaded the spouses with Christmas Carols, thanking them and SM for making Christmas really special today.

Tootsy Angara and son Javier (left) delighted kids with bags-full of clothes, shoes, and toys from the  SM Store, Nancy dela Rosa  (Center) bringing Christmas wishes to this little boy and Senate Spouses Foundation, Inc. President Audrey Zubiri brings holiday wishes to  the kids with an inspiring speech (right)

Christmas in November has been a joint project of SSFI and SM Store since 1998 to bring holiday joy to less fortunate children.  Among their beneficiaries are the kids from the Tahanang Mapagpala Center, which SSFI supports.

Written by Village Connect

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