Bidding war for succulents raises P350k for typhoon victims

 

They can’t fly, they don’t have super vision and they can’t go through walls. All they have are green thumbs and big hearts. And they created the Facebook page Succulent Republique.

“The group was founded on the principle of charity back in April when we were at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Joshua Reyes, an administrator of the page. “The opportunity presented itself for our hobby to be socially relevant and we then managed to run our first fund drive intended to raise funds and provide aid to our front-liners.”

They raised almost P300,000 for the benefit of medical institutions across the country. After the successful fundraising, the group became a venue…

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