Taguig City, June 1, 2023 – Jonathan So, renowned co-founder of JC and House of Franchise (HOF), orchestrated a heartwarming celebration on his special day, aptly named “JSO Day,” dedicated to bringing smiles and extending a helping hand to the Gawad Kalinga Community in Laura Drive. This remarkable event showcased an inspiring display of compassion and generosity, underscoring So’s unwavering commitment to making a positive impact on society.
In a collaborative effort between JC Cares and Gawad Kalinga, the distribution of 100 loot bags became the highlight of the occasion. Among them, 80 bags were thoughtfully packed with school supplies for the young scholars in Grade 6 and below, while an additional 90 bags catered to the educational needs of students from Grade 7 to Senior High School.
Jonathan So, along with his esteemed business partner, Carlito Macadangdang, have consistently demonstrated their wholehearted dedication to helping those in need, with a special focus on children. Their unwavering commitment to philanthropy has become an integral part of their mission, shaping the ethos of JC and HOF.
The distribution of donations to the Laura Drive Gawad Kalinga community received a significant boost with the presence and support of AZ Martinez and Althea Ablan, notable GMA Sparkle Artists. Their active involvement in the event added an extra sparkle of excitement and encouragement, further elevating the impact of the philanthropic endeavor.
Notably, the event witnessed the gracious participation of JC and House of Franchise’s top franchisees, namely Dianne Abbigail Tan, Erarev Bacho, Ranielito Macadangdang, Ferdinand Ryan Crisostomo, King Mark Pinos, Kenichi Enda, Jayson Dela Cruz, and Kurt Joseph Nocum. Their invaluable contribution exemplified the spirit of unity within the JC and HOF community and highlighted their shared commitment to embodying the kindness and generosity epitomized by Jonathan So.
The profound impact of Jonathan So’s philanthropic endeavors was beautifully captured through the beaming smiles and heartfelt expressions of gratitude from the Gawad Kalinga community. His unwavering dedication to uplifting others has touched the lives of countless individuals, serving as a profound inspiration for those fortunate enough to witness his selflessness.
As Jonathan So and his dedicated team at JC and HOF continue to prioritize giving back to society, their relentless efforts serve as a powerful reminder of the transformative power of compassion and generosity. The JSO Day celebration at Laura Drive Gawad Kalinga stands as a resounding testament to the extraordinary difference that can be made when individuals unite with a common purpose — to bring assistance, hope, and joy to those who need it most.