Volleyball: Daquis family provides snacks for security frontliners

Mark Escarlote, ABS-CBN Sports

Posted at Apr 10 2020 10:46 AM


With the whole of Luzon put under enhanced community quarantine, it is a chance for many to spend some quality time with their families at home. 

Volleyball star Rachel Anne Daquis found a way to bond with her family and at the same time extend a helping hand to security frontliners in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

The former FEU volleyball star together with her family spent their time preparing snacks for security personnel manning the checkpoints in Taytay and Antipolo in Rizal.

Freshly-baked bread, pancit and refreshments were distributed by the Daquis family on Wednesday.

“Nagtutulong-tulong kaming family para sa small help,” said the former national team standout.

Rachel’s aunt Emy Valle, a bakery owner, provided the bread while her father, Melchor, cooked pancit. She and her family delivered the snacks to the frontliners as their way of showing gratitude for their sacrifice.

“Ang mga frontliners sa check points nakabilad sila sa araw and nakatayo buong araw,” she said. “Need nila ng food para di sila magkasakit at makapag-merienda. [Kaya nagbigay kami ng] mainit tinapay, pancit and drinks.”

Aside from providing snacks for frontliners, Rachel plans conduct free fitness tutorials online aside from her home workout videos on her Instagram account. 

“Balak ko naman next is mag-conduct ng mga free fitness (tutorial) online via Zoom para sa mga fans,” Rachel said.

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