July 4, 2013 Manila, Philippines in Teatrino Music Hall, the well known Philippine- based bakeshop Red Ribbon, and Apl.de. ap and global natural ingredient company Franklin Baker Company, joined forces and launched
“Red Ribbon Macaroons for a Cause” to help bridge the education gap in the Philippines.
Allan Pineda of Angeles City, Pampanga , more popular known as apl.de.ap of the world famous pop sensation The Blacked Eyed Peas, knows from his own experienced that education is the only ticket to a better life ” I just wanted to have an education- to have better life. In every Filipino family , the children want to help their parents – that was my goal ” he shares.
“Macaroons For A Cause” is the newest offering that lets you create more sweet moments with your family and friends”, says Zinnia Rivera , General Manager of Red Ribbon. “with each pack you buy , you’ll be giving our youth a better future through the gift of education,” she continues.
Sharon Chandran, Chairperson of the Franklin Baker Company , a global natural ingredient company and the leading branded coconut ingredient establishement in the United States flew to Manila to share this message, ” As we celebrate 90 years in the Phillippines, this is our way of thanking the country and sharing the natural goodness of Franklin Baker Company’s ingredients. The coconut taste and quality that be experienced in the “Red Ribbon Macaroons for a Cause ” gold standard ” that Franklin Baker delivers to its food customers in the US. We congratulate Red Ribbon for only choosing the best ingredients for its customer”.
Macaroons for a Cause is all about coconut goodness in creamy perfection. Each pack contains 10 pieces of macaroons and sells for Php 50.00 at all Red Ribbon Bakeshops nationwide. From every pack of Macaroons for a Cause sold, 14% or P7 will go directly to the Apl.de. Ap Foundation to help in the building a public high school that will pave the wayfor students to gain access to education and pursue thei interest in becoming global professionals in the field of music and technology.
The group aim to sell 4.2 millions of Macaroons for a Cause to build the first school of the foundation.
Apl.de.Ap Foundation is non-government charitable oraganization that is committed to improving the quality of the children in the Philippines through education, technology and music.
Zamboanga , one of the provinces that are in need of basic education facilities, was selected to be beneficiary of the project’s pilot school that will benefit more than 600 students when it is completed.
“Rivera notes that sharing the vision of the future where no Filipino child is deprived of education is the reason behind the harmoniuos collaboration of Red Ribbon, Apl.de.Ap foundation, and Franklin Baker Company of the Philippines.
” Their goals are very much in tune with ours”, she quips. ” We are confident that this collaboration will make differrence in the lives of Filipino youth.”
This is the real world, and I admire the advocacy of the cause because I also believe that if we honed and mold the children good, our country will be a better place.
Let them experience a little glamour in their dreams to really be inspired by buying a good macaroons.
Its really good, I would say “IT IS THE PLEASURE OF HELPING.”
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