*PAUSE for Ulingan
P&A for a Cause, in cooperation with Ballet Philippines Foundation, Inc. and Project PEARLS, treated 25 kids from Brgy. Ulingan Tondo, to a Ballet Philippines presentation of Neo: Anting on September 15, 2012.
*PAUSE for ACPACI scholars
Twenty five randomly selected One for Luzon volunteers were given free admission tickets to watch The Wizard of Oz at Greenbelt 1, August 18, 2012. Tickets were purchased by PAUSE as the proceeds of the musical will be benefited by the Scholars of Association of CPAs in Commerce and Industry (ACPACI).
Alumni support PUP
Punongbayan & Araullo sponsored a new audio-visual room in the Polytechnic University of the Philippines’ College of Accountancy. Shown are (from left) P&A audit division head Jun Cuaresma; PUP vice president Estelita Wi Dela Rosa; dean Ma. Cecilia Mercado; P&A managing partner and chief executive Ma. Victoria Españo; PUP president Emanuel de Guzman; P&A chairman and founder Ben Punongbayan; P&A Grant Thornton executive vice president Paz Malubay; PUP vice president for finance Marissa Legaspi; and PUP chairperson for higher accounting Joy Espino. Punongbayan and Españo are PUP alumni.
*P&Asaya sa PGH
Excitement filled the hearts of patients of the pediatric ward number nine (9) of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) as the mascot of Jollibee entered the room during the Christmas party, December19, 2011. The party aims to give joy to young patients, who by their sickness spend most of their time in the hospital. Also, the activity aims to help them with their basic needs including medicines.
*JPIA adopt a bookshelf
PAUSE donated academic books and CPA review materials to identified state/non-stock non-profit universities through their respective Junior Philippines Institute of Accountants (JPIA) local chapters last September 30, 2011. In addition to the books and other reading materials, PAUSE provided a bookshelf where books will be kept.
*Running for a Cause
Last April, members of P&A For A Cause (PAUSE) joined “Run for a Cause,” a fun run organized by Airspeed International Corporation to raise funds for Gawad Kalinga, Metrokids/New Life Foundation, and World Vision.
*PAUSE and BRS Reaches Out to Kids
Amidst the rush of the busy season, the Business Risk Services (BRS) group took time out to give a little bit of love to kids with cancer last March 28.
*SPED Students Enjoy P&Aaralan Espesyal
Differently-abled students of the Kapitbahayan Elementary School cap the school years that was made more exciting through the support of Punongbayan & Araullo Foundation.
*PAUSE: Doing Good on Christmas
I am an only child. I’m selfish. I’m a brat.I admit to each one of these character flaws; but last Christmas I promised myself I wouldn’t be a Grinch.Since I was a kid, there had always been a special mist in the air when Christmas is near.
*New Year, New Term
Last July 4, P&A For A Cause elected its new team of officers and representatives who will lead the organization for the next two fiscal years.