In 2016, De Castro was a part of U.N. Women’s Safe Cities Program, a program that aims to increase awareness and stop street harassment and sexual violence against women in public spaces. Also in the same year, De Castro established the “Glaiza De Castro Foundation” to support children with special needs. To date, more than 600 children benefited from this organization.
In line with this appointment, a signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between PCCAI and Ms. De Castro will be held to celebrate the first of many collaborations. The event will also be attended by the President and Chairman Emeritus of PCCAI, Dr. James G. Dy and Chairman of the Board of PCCAI Dr. Benito Goyokpin, Members of the PCCAI Board of Directors and media representatives at the Universal Towers Building in Quezon Avenue on July 18, 2017 at 8p.m.
PCCAI owns and operates the Chinese General Hospital & Medical Center, Chinese General Hospital Colleges, Chinese Cemetery, Charity Clinic in Binondo, and the Home for the Aged, all dedicated to charitable works. It traces its roots far as early as 1877, before the Philippine Revolution and is recognized as the oldest charitable association in the country today.