Fr. Paul Talavera, the Santisimo Rosario parish priest, blesses people in line for the UST community pantry (Photograbbed from Santisimo Rosario Parish Facebook page)
The Santisimo Rosario Parish in the University of Santo Tomas opened a weekly community pantry on Sunday on Dapitan and P. Noval streets in Manila.
Dubbed “Kindness Stations,” the pantries were placed at UST Gate 10 on Dapitan street and Gate 7 on P. Noval street, and were open from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Rice, eggs, instant noodles, canned goods, vegetables, hygiene products and rosaries were distributed in the community pantry.
The “Kindness Stations” were able to serve 400 individuals on its first day, according to Parish Priest Fr. Paul Talavera in an interview with the Varsitarian,UST’s student paper.
The community patry will reopen on May 2 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
On its Facebook page, the Santisimo Rosario Parish said it was open to donations and volunteers. Anne Beatrice Lagman