Marillac Hills celebrated the family week from September 23 to September 27, 2019 with this year’s theme, “Tungo sa Maginhawa, Matatag, at Panatag na Pamilyang Pilipino.” The week-long activity was held at Marillac Hills Gymnasium, participated in by residents and staff of the institution.

The Child Participation Council (CPC) hosted the program for the residents and their families. The event started with a praise and worship segment followed by the opening remarks of the Center’s Supervising Social Worker, Ms. Herminia S. Arcangel.

After the morning activity, the staff had their own family day program, which was hosted by Ms. Wilma Alba and Louela Alta. A team from Ever Bilena also gathered selected staff and residents who are taking up Cosmetology as their productivity class, to sample some of their old and new products. They also taught the audience how to put on different types of make-up.

Games were also prepared for the participants and their families. Song and dance numbers were also presented by the residents and staff during the activity.

This activity served as a venue for the residents and staff to mingle and enjoy with their families, as well as to learn more on how to communicate and bond with each other.

Marillac Hills is a rehabilitation center for girls ages 7- 17 who are victims of abuse. ###

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