11 December 2013

Subic theme park to give orphans early Christmas treat

The Zoomanity Group, owner of Zoobic Safari and one of the leading companies in the theme park industry in the country, will be giving an early Christmas gift to orphaned children.

“Christmas is for children,” says Zoomanity Group CEO Robert Yupangco. “Because of this, we are taking the opportunity to give back happiness and blessings to less fortunate children during this season of sharing and thanksgiving.”

Yupangco said that this year, over 500 children will be given gifts and free entrance to all Zoomanity parks to enjoy one day of thrilling interaction with their favorite animals and other exciting animal shows.

He explained that the project to give orphans from different foundations the experience of one whole day of fun, love and care in the Zoomanity parks is part of the firm’s corporate social responsibility program.

The charitable activity, dubbed “Christmas Gift Giving”, will be held at Zip Adventure inside the Star City park in Manila on December 13; Zoocobia Fun Zoo in the Clark Freeport and Zoobic Safari in Subic on December 14; and Paradizoo in Mendez, Cavite, and Residence Inn in Tagaytay on December 15.

“We will make sure that these less-fortunate children will really feel the essence of Christmas, and that is to be loved and cared for,” Yupangco also said.

Meanwhile, Zoomanity also announced that it will continue to accept donations for victims of the Visayas earthquake and typhoon “Yolanda” until January 31, 2014 at all Zoomanity parks. These include Zoobic Safari, Zoocobia, Residence Inn Paradizoo, Zip Adventure, Zoocolate Thrill in Loboc, Bohol, and the Virtual and Actual Zoo in Tutuban Mall.

It added that as its way of saying thank you to those who bring donation or gift in cash or kind, donors will be getting a 20-percent discount on regular park entrance. (RAV/MPD-SBMA)

Ayta tribesmen present a fire dance at the Zoobic Safari theme park in the Subic Bay Freeport. The theme park, which is one of three major theme attractions in Subic Freeport, offers “night safaris” every Saturday to showcase life inside the jungle at night time.