Mass Com Alumnus’ Project Receives TAYO Award

Mass Com Alumnus’ Project Receives TAYO Award

Mass Communication alumnus (Batch 2016) Mac Edsel Florendo’s Food Rescue ASEAN – an innovative solution to address food wastage in Dumaguete City and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – is among the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) of the 14th TAYO Awards.

For its proponents’ selfless act of heroism, volunteerism, and creativity that promotes meaningful change, Food Rescue ASEAN, together with nine others, received the recognition out of the 443 entries across the country.

The following are the winners of the 14th Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (in no particular order):

Guguinto Scholars Association


Team Dugong Bughaw

HiGi Energy

IngatKapandayan Artist Center

Food Rescue ASEAN

Modern Nanays of Mindanao

UP Industrial Engineering Council

Youth for a Livable Cebu

Voice of Chameleon’s Children

TAYO Awards, now on its 14th year, is presented by Coca-Cola and organized by the National Youth Commission, Office of Senator Bam Aquino, Office of Senator Francis Pangilinan, and the TAYO Foundation.

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Florendo (front row, second from the right), together with his fellow awardees, poses with the organizers during the awarding ceremony of the 14th TAYO Awards.