DARREN ESPANTO's Online Birthday Concert Raises Over 800K For ABS-CBN’s Pantawid Ng Pag-ibig
Darren Espanto's online birthday concert was able to raise a total of P838,206.29 for the benefit of ABS-CBN's Pantawid ng Pag-ibig program which aims to assist families who have been greatly affected by the community quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic.
D’ Total Performer, who just turned 19, delivered an amazing show from his home in Canada. He was joined by roughly 12,000 viewers, garnering a total of over 251,000 views last May 24 on Facebook Live.
On his Instagram post, Darren thanked the Darrenatics for believing in him, everyone who donated, and his team from MCA Music, Star Magic, and Sindikato. “This means so much to my team and I. I can only imagine how many will be blessed by this effort.”
Thank you so much to everyone who supported my Birthday Concert this weekend! The final numbers are in... We raised ₱838, 206.69!!! This means so much to my team and I. I can only imagine how many will be blessed by this effort. ••• Thank you po mga Darrenatics! Thank you to our donors, media partners and my team from MCA Music, Star Magic and Sindikato for making this concert possible! I’d like to thank my special guests, Ate Moira, Tito Gary, and my little sister Lynelle for saying yes to being a part of this project as well. ••• A special shoutout to my team here in Calgary! Kuya PJ of Patrick Pimentel Photography for the lighting and camera equipment used for the show, Ate RM for handling the dessert station, and of course my Aunt Vicky, my Mom, and my Dad for making sure I’ve got everything I need to get my set-up running. Again, to all of you, from the bottom of my heart, MARAMING SALAMAT PO! 💚 TO GOD BE THE GLORY! #DarrenFromHome #Darren19thBirthdayCelebration
Aside from Darren, the online concert also featured Jem Florendo as his musical director, PHD Dancers, and special guests Gary Valenciano and Moira Dela Torre.