Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Makati seniors set to receive mid-year cash gift this June

Some 77,685 senior citizens of Makati with BLU Cards are set to receive their mid-year cash gift starting on June 1, Mayor Abby Binay said on Monday.

Last December, City Ordinance No. 2016-A-043 has granted an additional P1,000 to the annual cash gift of the BLU Card holders.

BLU Card holders aged 60-69 now receive an annual cash gift of P3,000 each; 70 to 79 years old, P4,000; and 80 and above, P5,000.

Binay said the annual cash gift for all age groups is given in two equal installments every June and December, thus, the first age group will receive P1,500; the second group, P2,000; and the third group, P2,500 this June.

For 2017, the city has allocated P326 million for the cash gift and centenarian incentive under the BLU Card.

The distribution of the cash gift on June 1, Thursday, will be held in Brgys. Bel-Air, Kasilawan, San Isidro and Sta. Cruz at their respective barangay halls, and in Brgys. La Paz and Valenzuela at their respective covered courts.

From June 2 to 3, Friday and Saturday, cash gift distribution will be done at the barangay hall of Brgy. Rizal and at the covered court of Brgy. West Rembo.

From June 5 to 6, Monday and Tuesday, beneficiaries from Brgys. Poblacion and San Lorenzo can get their cash gifts at their respective covered courts.

From June 7 to 8, Wednesday and Thursday, cash gift distribution will take place at the covered court of Brgy. Olympia. On June 7 only, distribution will be done at the barangay hall of Brgy. Guadalupe Viejo. Beneficiaries of Brgy. South Cembo can claim their cash gift at their covered court on June 8 only.#

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