Angel Locsin: Real-life Darna

Photo: Red Cross Mindanao

Photos of actress Angel Locsin, helping vitims of Mindanao earthquake were circulating over social media which fronted fans to call her ‘real-life Darna’ or ‘real-life angel.’

 Aside from awards obtain for being in the showbiz industry, Angel is known for being the heroine off-camera. She’s a consistent volunteer for Red Cross whenever there are calamities. 

On 2013, during the Super Typhoon Yolanda she flew to the most hit areas and put up her 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle dream car for auction, which she donated to Sagip Kapamilya to help those who are in need.

• Angel Locsin, an active member of the Philippine Red Cross, helps distribute goods to victims of typhoon Yolanda in 2014/ screen grab

During the Marawi Siege on 2017, she was at the ground zero handing food pack and school supplies to the victims of the clashes.

Angel Locsin hands out aid to displaced residents during the Marawi siege. Photo from Rural missionaries of the Philippines.

In the recent quake, together with her boyfriend Neil Arce, she was seen buying and distributing relief goods for quake survivors in Davao del Sur together with Red Cross Mindanao 

“It’s a big help for those who are affected especially now na ang dami nating dapat tulungan (that there are a lot of people in need of help), and Angel Locsin is a volunteer of Red Cross, everytime may disaster even in other areas, Angel Locsin is always there. The Darna is always there,” said Helen Caberto, the province’s Red Cross chapter administrator.

She also skipped the recent ABS-CBN Ball and directly donated her proceeds to Bantat Bata 163, the beneficiary of the event. 

She’s the living proof that you don’t need super powers to help other people. 

“A true humanitarian, indeed!” Red Cross Mindanao said.