Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times
Photo from UPMBT

News

UP’s Lina, Diouf lend helping hand to Maginhawa pantry

Members from the University of the Philippines’ men’s basketball team went to various community pantries in the Diliman area last Wednesday.

New recruits Bismarck Lina and Malick Diouf joined NoWhereToGoButUP foundation’s Renan Dalisay and Atty. Gaby Concepcion to distribute goods and essentials to the community pantries near the school.

“Na-inspire po ako sa ginawa ni Ms. Patricia [Non], kaya ako nag-decide na tumulong sa community pantries of UP,” said 20-year-old Lina.

“Iba po ‘yung feeling na nakatulong ako sa kapwa ko na nangangailangan sa panahon ng pandemya.”

The essentials went to the pantry organized by the UP Transport Group.

UAAP-Season-83-UPMBT-Malick-Diouf UP's Lina, Diouf lend helping hand to Maginhawa pantry News UAAP UP  - philippine sports news

Photo from UPMBT

Lina is hoping that other student-athletes also give back to their respective communities, especially in these trying times.

“Bilang atleta, kailangan po namin maging role models.

“Kaya mahalaga na maipakita namin lalo na sa mga kabataan na napakalaking bagay ang pagtulong sa kapwa sa ganitong panahon,” said Lina, a member of the All-UAAP Season 82 team.

#ReadMore  Eduard Folayang predicts finish in ONE Lightweight GP Finals
Written By

Tiebreaker Times Logo

You May Also Like

Basketball

University of the Philippines denied that Bo Perasol and some members of his staff were not renewed by the school. In separate statements, UP...

Basketball

The report has been denied by the school and the team’s management. Bo Perasol will no longer be the one calling the shots for...

Basketball

University of the Philippines secured one of the top prospects in the class of 2021. Terrence Fortea has made his commitment to join the...

News

One of University of the Philippines’ sporting greats passed away Monday morning. Oscar Yoshihiro “Oskie” Santelices (September 16, 1961 – May 10, 2021) battled...

Basketball

After a three-year return to his home, Kobe Paras is set to chase his hoop dreams once more as he has decided to return...

Basketball

Kobe Paras is now taking on a new journey as he tries to pursue an international track. Still, it was a tough decision. According...

Basketball

Kobe Paras ended up as a one-and-done for University of the Philippines.  The prolific 23-year-old forward has decided to train in the United States...

Basketball

Late last year, Brian Enriquez had firmly decided to join University of the East for a one-and-done stint in the UAAP. Eight months later,...

Advertisement