MANILA — (UPDATE) Anne Curtis and Regine Velasquez are among the celebrities who are helping provide additional room for COVID-19 patients at overwhelmed hospitals, through the program of fellow Kapamilya actress Angel Locsin.
Locsin has been spearheading the fundraisder #UniTentWeStand, which is now in the process of delivering 12x24-meter tents to dozens of hospitals in Metro Manila and neighboring provinces.
Curtis and her husband, restaurateur Erwan Heussaff, as well as Velasquez and her husband, music veteran Ogie Alcasid, were among the showbiz personalities who pledged tents early on.
On Thursday, Locsin showed on Instagram that the tents from the Heussaffs and the Alcasids have been set up at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center and Diliman Doctors Hospital in Quezon City, respectively.
Ten 15x15-meter tents were also donated to the National Kidney and Transplant Institute by the Alcasids, according to Locsin.
Later on Thursday, Locsin, along with her fiancé Neil Arce, also delivered three tents to the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters in Quezon City.
As of April 1, Locsin's #UniTentWeStand has already set up a total of 22 tents at 11 hospitals. Her group will deliver tents to 38 more locations, including the PNP General Hospital, in the coming weeks.