The first ever PamasCONG Handog: Garage Sale for a Cause organized by the Association of Women Legislators Foundation, Inc. (AWLFI) led by its President, Hon. Linabelle Ruth R. Villarica, to suppport the Mega Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in Nueva Ecija was an unqualified success. Celebrities Luis Manzano and Heart Evangelista-Escudero graced the occasion as co-host and guest of honor, respectively, through the all-out support of Reps. Vilma Santos-Recto and Eve Escudero. Rep. Villarica also acknowledged the outstanding work of Events Chairperson Rep. Sol Aragones and her Vice-Chairperson Rep Juliette Uy for the widely covered event with high buyer turn-out held at the House of Representatives last December 6 to 7, 2016. AWLFI President Villarica coordinated with DOH ASec. Leonita Gorgolon, who proposed the funding of the activity / recreation area— specifically to equip their gym-physical fitness and indoor sports recreational facility with tools such as treadmill, stationary bike, bench press, stationary walkers and pingpong tables and racquets.
AWLFI also sponsored the special Mass for the visit of the National Pilgrim Image of Our Lady of Fatima with relics of the Fatima children, Lucia and Jacinta to the House of Representatives on Dec 6, 2016 to usher in the centennial of the Fatima Apparition on May 2017.