Crowdfunding page launched for Robredo's presidential bid

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Oct 12 2021 08:38 PM | Updated as of Oct 13 2021 10:42 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Kiko Pangilinan face members of the press at the Quezon City Reception House on Thursday, October 7, 2021. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News/file
Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Kiko Pangilinan face members of the press at the Quezon City Reception House on Thursday, October 7, 2021. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News/file

MANILA - A crowdfunding page for the presidential bid of Vice President Leni Robredo was launched on Tuesday, as organizers sought donations to help fuel the official's campaign in next year's elections. 

In its website, teamlenirobredo.com, donors may choose to donate as low as P50, up to P20,000, the people behind Team Leni Robredo said. 

Other amounts below P50 and more than P20,000 are also accepted.

Robredo on Thursday announced her presidential bid, vowing the need to bring decent governance back and properly address the crippling COVID-19 pandemic. 

Robedo said she was running as an independent candidate to show that she was open to forging alliances with other political parties. 

Robredo has received the backing of 1Sambayan, a broad coalition of about 3 million members. representing different sectors nationwide. 1Sambayan has touted itself as the opposition coalition.

Robredo will face presidential aspirants Manny Pacquiao, Panfilo Lacson, Bongbong Marcos, Isko Moreno, among other candidates, in the 2022 elections.

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