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Rebuilding Marawi Concert raises 40,000 THB

Despite the short preparation of two days, the Rebuilding Marawi Concert has raised 40,000 THB on Saturday evening in Pattaya.

The amount raised includes the registration fee of 23,900 baht and 16,100 baht donations put in the envelope. It does not include the sponsorship from Western Union and other individuals. WU committed to provide for the expenses incurred at the concert though the amount is not yet determined. Meanwhile, the Association of Filipinos in Thailand first shouldered all the expenses.

The money will be handed over to the Philippine Navy on Tuesday evening, November 21 in Sattahip. Donations are still welcome. You may deposit or transfer any amount to the AFT President’s account below:

Krungsri Bank
Efren Villanueva (AFT President)

A total of 239 Filipinos from Bangkok, Pattaya, Bo Win, Sattahip, Rayong, Nonthaburi, Chantabuti and Trat came together to support the event. 130 Navy officers also entertained the Filipino Community.

Rebuilding Marawi Concert was organized by the Filipino Community in Thailand and supported by the Philippine Navy.

Photo: Onalie Aguarin