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THIS is How Aby Marano and the Volleyball Community Give Back


Being compassionate to others is the kind of veerus that we all want to spread.

When various leagues in the country and around the world made their decisions to halt the season amid the coronavirus outbreak, it set off a monumental chain reaction in the sports world.

But, Aby Marano and the Volleyball Community Gives Back have been organizing fundraisers and helping out in relief operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a lengthy Instagram post, Tiyang Aby talks about their efforts to aid the frontliners, and sends her appreciation to all the fans who helped made it possible.

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While everything is in the middle of chaos and uncertainty about what’s in store for us in the future given the fact that this pandemic is so difficult to handle, the volleyball community has come united to help & provide support to our frontliners, volleyball technical officials and court assistants. Thank you to my fellow volleyball athletes who participated in raising funds for them. Ang hirap ng ganitong sitwasyon, wala tayo lahat mga trabaho, pero mas mahirap iyong alam naming mga atleta na ayus naman ang lagay namin pero paano naman itong backbone ng every volleyball tournaments na umaasa lang din sa minamahal nating laro? Those that are always there to set up everything for us. So, we @vcgbph are doing everything we can to send our support, no colors, no bias, just love for all and everything won’t be possible without you guys! Salamat po sa lahat ng donations na ibinahagi ninyo, salamat sa lahat ng sumali sa #RafflesForHeroes & #CareForAll. Ang dami niyo po ga natulungan! Pagpalain nawa kayo ng Panginoong may kapal 🙏🏻 Let’s keep helping everyone ♥️ All the love! Special thanks to Sir Erwin Cordero & Sir Antonio Espartero for accompanying me the whole time. Salamat mga ser, nag-enjoy ako sa 2days bonding at road trip natin. Mas napalapit ako sa mga referee natin ngayon at mas lumawak ang kaalaman ko sa buhay tech official ninyo. Ang dami kong natutunan! Mabuhay kayo! 🙏🏻

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