Project Inclusion Network gathers support for its programs aimed to transcend mere charity.
This is an excerpt from Lifestyle Asia’s October 2023 Issue.
Esteemed broadcast journalist Karen Davila, in collaboration with former Justice Undersecretary Atty. Emmeline Villar, both board members of Project Inclusion Network (PIN), spearheaded the campaign with a delicious brunch themed “Inclusive Flavors: Celebrating Abilities, Cultivating Change.”
The gathering aimed to garner support for PIN’s forthcoming initiatives dedicated to fostering a society that empowers, enables, and actively engages individuals with disabilities. The brunch fundraiser aimed to gather awareness for the organization at Chef Jessie at the Palm Grove of the exclusive Rockwell Club.
THE ESSENCE OF GENUINE INCLUSION
Distinguished figures from various sectors and industries in the Philippines graced the event. Some of the attendees included former Senator Mark Villar and Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Rex Gatchalian. Notable attendees from various walks of life also lent their support for the event.
The brunch attendees were treated to inspirational speeches from ardent PIN advocates. They also heard heartfelt testimonies from individuals with disabilities, highlighting the universal significance of the inclusivity struggle. Secretary Rex Gatchalian emphasized the essence of genuine inclusion. He stated, “True inclusion transcends mere charitable giving; it hinges on society’s authentic acceptance of individuals with disabilities.”
Renowned celebrity Chef Jessie Sincioco, a valued collaborator of PIN, graciously hosted the brunch at Palm Grove, Rockwell Club. Her team recently underwent disability sensitivity training by Project Inclusion Network to transform their workplace into a more inclusive environment for all persons with disabilities. Sincioco in her speech proclaimed the profound significance of PIN’s mission in her life and her commitment to supporting the organization’s future endeavors.
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Photos courtesy of Project Inclusion Network.