Giving current relief operations in the Philippines a helping hand
By Nadine Halili | Photo by Sherwin Vardeleon from Inquirer Sports
Following the suspension of multiple sporting events due to the coronavirus pandemic, many athletes have put their training on hold to start using their free time and resources to help those affected by the crisis. While many have used their influence to encourage donations and inspired more people to help out, Hidilyn Diaz took to her online platforms and made an initiative in honor of social distancing.
Aside from weights, the Olympic and SEA Games medalist is lifting spirits by setting up a donation drive through an online weightlifting seminar. Diaz took to Instagram to announce that she’s raising funds for assembling food packages
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Hi, good day! I will be conducting an online weightlifting seminar via zoom, I’m doing this to do my part as a Filipino and to share my passion, experiences, and knowledge in weightlifting. In order to join, you need to donate, all of the proceeds will go towards pandemic relief in the Philippines. You can register in this link https://bit.ly/HDWeightliftingSeminar-Registration Or click the link in my bio. Stay safe everyone! 📸 @yks.media
Weightlifting enthusiasts, fans of the athlete and anyone who wants to help those in need can register through this link. To participate, you just need to sign up, give a donation and attend the seminar which will be conducted on Apr. 12, Sunday at 9am via Zoom.
As of Apr. 7, there have been 3,764 coronavirus cases reported in the country.
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