CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – The AFP Cavaliers Basketball Team pledged to donate P500,000 to the AFP Educational Benefit System Office (AFPEBSO) after winning third place at the UNTV Cup Season 3 last April 28 at the Araneta Coliseum.
The Chief/General Manager of AFPEBSO, Lt Col Genaro C Menor received the symbolic check during the UNTV Cup grand finals last week. He was accompanied by AFPEBSO Assistant General Manager, Lt Col Lawrence Aninag, other staff and AFP scholars.
The UNTV Cup is an annual basketball league organized by UNTV wherein government officials and public servants compete for their chosen charities. It is one of the public service efforts by the network with Mr. Daniel Razon at the helm.
The AFP Cavaliers is set to formally donate their prize money on Monday (May 11, 2015) during the flag ceremony at the General Headquarters canopy area here in Camp Aguinaldo.
The AFP Chief of Staff, General Gregorio Pio P. Catapang Jr., and The AFP Deputy Chief of Staff, Lt Gen Virgilio O Domingo will officially receive the donation that will be handed over to the AFPEBSO.
The AFP Educational Benefit System is a morale and welfare organization of the AFP which has been providing educational assistance to qualified dependents of military personnel. It caters particularly to the disadvantaged orphans whose parents perished or were incapacitated in combat.