CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – The AFP Cavaliers Basketball Team officially handed over P500,000.00 worth of donation to the Armed Forces of the Philippines during a simple ceremony held today at the GHQ Canopy Area.
The team who won third place at the recently concluded UNTV Cup Season 3 chose the AFP Educational Benefit System (AFPEBS) as their charity.
The AFP Vice Chief of Staff, LTGEN JOHN S BONAFOS officially received the symbolic check which he turned over to the AFP Deputy Chief of Staff, LTGEN VIRGILIO O DOMINGO who is also the Chairman of the AFPEBS Board of Trustees.
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 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.