Darren Espanto raises more than P800k through online concert

Heidi Hsia

29 May – Darren Espanto recently announced that his previous online concert has successfully amassed more than P800,000 for charity.

As reported on ABS-CBN News, the singer shared the good news on Instagram on 27 May, writing, "Thank you so much to everyone who supported my Birthday Concert this weekend! The final numbers are in... We raised ?838, 206.69!!!"

"This means so much to my team and I. I can only imagine how many will be blessed by this effort," he added.

In the same post, Espanto thanked his fans, known as the Darrenatics, to everybody who donated to the effort, as well as media partners and his team from MCA Music, Star Magic and Sindikato for making the concert possible!

"I'd [also] like to thank my special guests, Ate Moira [dela Torre], Tito Gary [Valenciano], and my little sister Lynelle for saying yes to being a part of this project as well," he added.

Espanto held his online concert, "D' Birthday Concert from Home: A Benefit Concert" on his official Facebook page last Sunday, 24 May as a way to raise funds for ABS-CBN's Pantawid ng Pag-ibig and celebrate his 19th birthday.

(Photo Source: Darren Espanto Instagram)