Sunday, September 5, 2010

38 years of Alay-Lakad

Alay Lakad Foundation Inc. (ALFI) celebrated the 38th year of Alay Lakad para sa Kabataan last September 5, at the Rizal Park hosted by this year’s civic organization Rotary Club International , District 3810, led by District Governor Tranquil Salvador III, overall chairman if the National Coordinating Committee for Walk 2010.

The annual Alay-Lakad is the signature fund-raising project of the foundation to continue its aim to support the out-of-school youths in th country. ALFI President Frank Evaristo said that this year’s theme, “Hakbang sa Pagbabago, Alay sa Kabataang Pilipino”, highlighted the foundation’s hope that the nation would be aware of the plight of out-of-school youth who are the beneficiaries of Alay Lakad and support efforts to help them have a better life.

Moreover, this event is held by virtue of Presidential Proclamation No. 168. It was participated by high government officials, civic leaders, and business groups together with President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and Vice President Jejomar Binay.

Proceeds of the campaign benefited the country’s out-of-school youth population through educational assistance and skills training and livelihood programs. To date, Alay-Lakad has assisted more than 50,000 out-of-school youths nationwide.

Donations will be accepted at the ALFI national secretariat.


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