Enchong Dee and Ria Atayde raise funds for COVID-19 frontliners

Published March 27, 2020, 5:48 AM

by Manila Bulletin Entertainment

Enchong Dee and Ria Atayde are the latest celebrities who have made efforts to help those battling the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

The two actors began calling for donations of personal protective equipment and meals for front liners. In the span of 24 hours, they raised over P100,000 just from their friends and fans.

“It will take time before it [reaches] the hospitals, so if we do it now, we will save so much lives,” Enchong said.

Ria Atayde and Enchong Dee

Ria Atayde and Enchong Dee

Those interested in sending monetary donations may reach them through BDO peso account 005630455606 or through PayMaya.

The actors also encourage donors to send a screenshot of their donation to 09081619986 on Viber or to [email protected]

A total of 707 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been reported by the Department of Health as of press time. Death toll now at 45, while recoveries at 28.