MPL PH launches First-Ever Jersey Auction With ChildHope Philippines
The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL) Philippines (PH) announced an auction to support the non-profit organization, ChildHope's Education Program’s initiative titled “KalyEskwela” (translates to street school). This initiative is part of the MPL Cares' effort, in accordance with ChildHope, to promote mobile esports in a positive way to society. The online bidding features jerseys that are exclusively signed by pro players from the participating teams in the MPL PH Season 9 - Blacklist International, ONIC PH, Bren Esports, Nexplay EVOS, TNC Pro Team, Omega Esports, ECHO, and RSG PH. These auctions will be held every Monday of each week over the duration of the tournament’s regular season.
How to win a jersey in the MPL Cares charity auction
The auction commences every Monday at 7:00 PM (PHT) through the official Facebook page of . Participants will be provided with a Google Forms link where they can place their bids for each jersey that is featured.
The winners in the MPL Cares charity auction, KalyEskwela, will be announced every Thursday.
The Business Development Manager, MPL PH, Matt Jaron expressed his joy at Filipino pro players giving back to the community by promoting positivity and charity.
"We are grateful for our Filipino esports athletes and players who are using their strength to drive a positive force in the lives of the children," said Matt Jaron. "This season, Lakas ng Pinas (The strength of the Philippines) is not just felt in the games, but also in the good that we do to bring back to our community."
What is KalyEskwela?
KalyEskwela is MPL Cares’ next charity event, in collaboration with ChildHope, to provide educational sessions to street children in the Philippines through a mobile van. Lessons would be for basic literacy and in the form of numeracy classes.
"We are grateful for our players, teams, and MPL Cares for this project. This will greatly help in fostering the youth's education, and more importantly, provide them a brighter future," said Dr. Herbert Q. Carpio, Executive Director, Childhope Philippines Foundation, Inc.
It is admirable how esports has extended into not just entertainment sports but also into something charitable by helping non-profit organizations with their goals for making the world a better place.
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