FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The Philippine Army and the Armed Forces of the Philippines together with the HERO Foundation, Inc., along with other entities and individuals will sponsor a concert and advocacy run to be held on August 23 and 24, respectively. This activity was conceptualized to remember and honor our fallen heroes.
Dubbed as Saludo: A Concert for Heroes 2014, combo bands from the AFP’s major services will perform at Market! Market! Mall in Taguig City on August 23, Saturday, at 2 p.m. The concert will feature the Security and Escort Battalion Combo, CRSAFP, GHQ & HSC Combo, and the HERO Foundation ambassadors.
Run for Heroes 2014, on the other hand, is an advocacy run for heroes and fallen soldiers, which will be held on August 25, Sunday, at 5:a.m. The Run for Heroes will start at the HPA Grandstand, go around Libingan ng mga Bayani, and end at the HPA Grandstand.
Interested participants may choose from the 3K, 5K and 10K run categories. Registration fees are as follows: 3K – Php 300.00, 5K and 10K – Php 500.00, ROTC Students and Children – Php 150.00. Registration will be online or at designated areas: Philippine Army Wellness Center (PA Gym); Philippine Air Force; Philippine Navy; and HERO Foundation Office at 2/F AFP GIC Building, EDSA, cor. B Serrano St., Quezon City.
The proceeds of these fund raising activities will be used to support the education of the fallen soldiers’ orphans.