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More Tributes Pour In For The Late Gina Lopez

She was loved and admired by many

As news circulated about Gina Lopez's passing, more and more tributes for the philanthropist continued to fill up social media feeds. The likes of Karen Davila, Dyan Castillejo, and Raul Manzano have offered their love and sympathy, and throughout the day, personalities such as Ogie Alcasid and Angel Locsin profess their admiration and grief at the passing of such a strong and wonderful human being.


Ogie Alcasid thanks Gina for all that she's done for her fellow countrymen.



Pops Fernandez hopes that Gina rests in peace.






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Rest In Peace 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻❤️❤️❤️

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Jing Castañeda is thankful that she got to work alongside such a "fearless, tireless, and selfless" woman.






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When people ask me to describe Gina, or GL as we fondly called her, only superlatives come to mind — fearless, tireless, selfless. Her passion to get things done was truly amazing!! She was a visionary — she believed in the huge possibilities of every single thing. As a boss, she was empowering. I will be forever grateful for the trust, confidence and unwavering faith she had always given me in asking me to lead her Bantay Bata 163 family. She had been a source of strength and inspiration... the wind beneath our wings. Despite the many challenges facing us in Bantay Bata, she remained as our beacon of light ... our North Star. Just like many of us whose lives she had touched, I will also try to keep a part of her alive by continuing to fight her battles, and by continuing to live a life of service. We love you, GL. It was an honor and a blessing to have served you and with you. #maramingsalamatginalopez #lifeofservice #ripginalopez #blessing #bantaybata163 #abscbnfoundation #abscbnnews #mommyjing #mediamomjing

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Angeli Pangilinan-Valenciano calls Gina "a maverick."






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💔 She will be missed. Gina Lopez was a maverick. Totally out-of-the-box. She would travel from Batanes to Tawi Tawi. She would call & ask me if Gary could sing “Happy Birthday” for her employee who was his number one fan. She would not stop till we said yes. She was funny and a bit crazy (or it seemed to many) in her wild ideas & life decisions but she was authentic & a genuine advocate for children’s rights & environmental causes & awareness. And one day in July we decided to pay her a visit (which she willingly obliged) as arranged by my sister Maricel & Susan Afan of the ABSCBN foundation & it was such a blessing! These videos were the last we had of her before our last visit on Saturday. Gina was the moving force behind Bantay Bata 163, Bantay Kalikasan, Bantay Edukasyon, Bantay Bata Children’s Village in Bulacan, & all the ecotourism communities she had helped establish nationwide. She also championed the cleaning up of the Pasig River, the protection of the Verde Island passage as a global marine biodiversity capital, inclusive growth for local communities - so that not only capitalists & big businesses earn, but that the marginalized & indigenous people’s communities, rights & property were respected & honored, too. She was a warrior for farmers & fishermen, for the forests & mountains belonging to indigenous peoples & tribes. She so loved our country. Bravo Gina Lopez. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 The Philippines weeps for the loss of a national treasure and champion. 😭 I wept this morning as we lost a friend.. so genuine & so pure. Isang BAGSAK para kay Gina Lopez! You can fly now & touch the sky Sec Gina. We will continue your inspiring legacy of love and service. Rest now GL... in His peace. 💚 #ginalopez #abscbnfoundation #paalamginalopez #denr #bantaybata #abscbnfoundation #protectnaturalresources #MaramingSalamatGinaLopez #environmentalawareness #intheserviceofthefilipino P.S. The avocado pâté in the last frame was her recipe. The last thing she served us which we loved. So I eat it 3x a week. 🥑🥑🥑

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Angel Locsin proclaims that Gina added color and perspective to everyone's lives. 



There will be a memorial service for the public at the La Mesa Eco Park on August 22 to 23. Viewing time is from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.


In lieu of flowers and mass cards, the family requests that donations be made to the ABS-CBN Foundation.