Pledging support to the victims of Typhoon Ulysses through the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office I (DA-RFO I), farmer associations in the region stepped in and heeded the call of OIC-Regional Executive Director Nestor D. Domenden to help the calamity victims in other regions through simple donations that could make a big difference.

With a total pledge of 600 bags of rice @ 25kg/bag, said donations came from the United Pangasinan High Value Crops MPC, the Pangasinan Tropical Fruit MPC, the Pangasinan Organic Seed Growers MPC and Mango Growers Associations from Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur and La Union.

The group headed by Mr. Lito Arenas, President of the Pangasinan Tropical Fruit MPC, made a courtesy call to Dir. Domenden and Regional Technical Director for Operations Erlinda F. Manipon at the regional office today, to express their heartfelt commitment to help and give back part of their blessings which they also received through DA’s programs and projects implemented in their provinces.

With Mr. Arenas are Mr. Jovito Tubon, Mr. Pedro Corpuz and Mr. Mario Garcia.

The DA-RFO I is accepting donations for the typhoon victims in cash and in kind which will be turned over to the DA Central Office for consolidation and delivery in the affected areas.##

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