SF Bay Area Entrepreneurs along with Ms. Philippines 2019 USA host a toy drive with TFC to help non-profit, Project Pearls bring Christmas back into the lives of less fortunate kids in the Philippines.

Photo: Melissa Villa Founder of Project Pearls (www.projectpearls.org)

South San Francisco, CA– On Sunday, October 13, 2019 Marilee Salazar, 2019 Ms. Philippines USA along with entrepreneurs Edylyn Lagapa from NY Life Insurance, Connie Villeta co-owner of Wicked! Photobooth, Infanta Lambanog, TFC, Derek Pecson of Black & Gold Barbershop, Gemma Balesteros with Marley’s treats , Defcase Dofredo with Street Set University & Tuyen with Nail Poetry collaborates in a joint effort with Project Pearls and invites the public to come and donate toys that will be shipped out by sponsor partner LBC to arrive the Philippines in time for Christmas.

Melissa Villa Founder of Project Pearls expresses her gratitude “Wow!!! Thank you! This is exciting!” It’s the 1st time that this event is being held and they have pledge for over hundreds of toys to be donated along with a fundraiser to adopt a family.

Project Pearls mission is TO HELP THE POOREST OF THE POOR CHILDREN IN THE PHILIPPINES HAVE A BETTER LIFE THROUGH EDUCATION, EMPOWERMENT, NUTRITION, HEALTHCARE SERVICES.   Project PEARLS focuses on the following areas: education, nutrition, health care, economic and community development. Visit their site at https://www.projectpearls.org/about/

These entrepreneurs and Marilee are looking forward to the toy drive. Connie and Edylyn who put the event together says, “We are excited to see the community come together and everyone who wants to make a difference, it’s been a great joint effort and we received tremendous amount of people reaching out, wanting to help.” The event will take place at Hometown Bowl, formerly Brentwood Bowl. Hometown Bowl has 16 bowling lanes, fully stock bar, diner & 2000 square foot of game room & private room. https://www.hometownbowl.com/