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Muaythai Champ donates 1-month Allowance for COVID-19 Relief

Erika Bomogao and her father, Councilor Benny O. Bomogao, donated their salaries to help single parents in Dontogan, Green Valley, Baguio City.

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Muaythai National Athlete Islay Erika Bomogao donated her one-month allowance to augment the funds needed in purchasing relief goods to be given to the needy.

In Baguio City, something special happened as Muaythai National Athlete Islay Erika Bomogao and her dad, Councilor Benny O. Bomogao, did something awesome together.

A Good Deed in Tough Times

During this global pandemic, Islay Erika Bomogao, who won a gold medal in Muaythai, decided to give back. She donated her one-month allowance from the Philippine Sports Commission. Her dad, Councilor Benny O. Bomogao, pitched in too, donating his one-month salary. They aimed to use this money to buy things that people need.

Helping Out in Dontogan, Green Valley

The cool part? They didn't just give this help anywhere. They directed it to Dontogan, Green Valley. Erika's mom and grandparents are from there, so they focused on helping single parents in that community. It's like a way of giving back to their roots.

More Than Sports Stars: Community Heroes

What's neat is that this isn't just about winning in sports. Erika Bomogao's kindness shows that athletes can be heroes off the field too. It's not just about them; it's about helping out where it matters.

Digging Deeper: How and Impact

So, how did they decide who gets the help, and what changes happened in Dontogan, Green Valley? Knowing these details could help us understand how their help made a difference.

And speaking of making a difference, how did the locals feel about all this? Did things get better because of their help? Hearing from the community can give us a clearer picture.

Inspiring the Next Gen

Lastly, let's talk about Erika Bomogao's sports wins. Did these victories inspire the local youth? Finding out how young people feel about a local champ can be pretty interesting.

In a nutshell, the story of Erika and Councilor Benny Bomogao isn't just about sports. It's about local heroes doing good things for their community. It's a reminder that even when times are tough, there are folks out there making a positive impact.

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