FriendlyCare Foundation, Inc. recently received from Atty. Julio and Mrs. Dading Macaranas, a cash donation for a program that will help carry out its founding mission of providing quality and affordable reproductive and family health services to the Filipino families. The donation was received by FriendlyCare Foundation Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Ma. Isabel Ongpin, and FriendlyCare President and Chief Executive Officer, Teresita Panganiban.


The cash donation will be allocated for the implementation of a family planning program in an identified poor rural community that needs reproductive health education, counseling and FP service provision. Atty. Jules Macaranas in his brief message to FriendlyCare during the ceremonial donation receipt, also pledged to continue his support in the year to come to help sustain FriendlyCare’s family planning program toward healthy and happy Filipino families.



Atty. Macaranas, a retired Washington lawyer and legal editor, who was born in his family home town in Malasiqui, Pangasinan, Philippines has been coming back and forth in the country to support his kababayans in the area of health and education by donating cash and scholarship funds to deserving Filipinos in need.


In this ceremonial photo donation receipt, from left to right are: Dr. Eleazar Lim, FriendlyCare Medical Director; Rosalie Operaña, FriendlyCare Marketing and Donor Development Manager; Teresita Panganiban, FriendlyCare President and Chief Executive Officer; Ma. Isabel Ongpin, FriendlyCare Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Atty. Julio Macaranas , Eduarda “Dading” Macaranas; Madeline Magallon, FriendlyCare Family Planning Manager; and Imelda Roxas, FriendlyCare Finance Manager.