MANILA, Philippines — On Saturday, a group backing Vice President Leni Robredo's presidential bid will…
Robredo will hold a thank-you party for supporters and volunteers.
MANILA – On Friday, Vice President Leni Robredo will host a thanksgiving ceremony at the Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) campus with the entire Angat Buhay team.
“Tayo ang Liwanag” is a phrase Robredo coined to express his gratitude to all of his fans and volunteers who accompanied him on his campaign trail.
On Thursday afternoon, Vice President Leni Robredo announced the change of site from Liwasang Aurora in Quezon City to AdMU via her Facebook page.
“Biyernes, ika-13 ng Mayo 2022, alas-5 ng hapon ang site ng ating Thanksgiving Gathering bukas.” (The location of our Thanksgiving Gathering tomorrow, Friday, May 13, 5 p.m., has changed.) According to the post, “this is in compliance with the local government of Quezon City’s decision not to issue us permit for the original venue) in Quezon Memorial Circle.”
“Bagamat ikinalulungkot namin ito, iginagalang namin ang pamahalaan ng lokal.” While we are disappointed, we respect the city government’s decision.) We’re looking forward to seeing our friends, co-volunteers, supporters, and the rest of the Filipinos tomorrow at the Ateneo grounds)”, it added.
Robredo went live on Facebook, thanking everyone who helped and volunteered during the campaign and inviting everyone to the celebration.
She also went over all of the presents they got throughout the campaign.
“Ipakita ko kasi hindi ako nakapagpasalamat enough sa mga nagbibigay, pero pinag-iisipan naming baka pwedeng yung iba ilagay natin sa museum, tapos yung iba ay, wala pa ano pa go up in the air, auction lalo na y We’re considering putting some in a museum and auctioning the rest to earn money for the Angat Buhay programs),” Robredo said.
She’s also considering giving some of the items to her volunteers so that they can help others.
Robredo said she recently returned from Bicol and that her supporters in Naga are considering establishing a “pink museum” to house the most treasured mementos.