Forbes Asia honors Angel Locsin

Angel Locsin

The Forbes Asia’s latest “Heroes of Philanthropy” list has recognized actress Angel Locsin for her efforts in giving out aid to the victims of violence and natural disasters.

Forbes noted Locsin’s charity works after a strong earthquakes hit Mindanao in October.

She also joined the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines in Marawi City and donated food packets and school supplies to tens of thousands of displaced victims. In September, she donated the money she would’ve used to buy a gown for the annual ABS-CBN Ball to Bantay Bata. Forbes noted that over the past decade, Locsin has donated as much as P15 million to various charitable causes. For this year, Forbes recognized 30 notable philanthropists, among them Filipino businessman Hans Sy, Indian business tycoon Azim Premji, Australian billionaire Judith Neilson and Chinese tycoon Jack Ma.