Community Pantry

Ana Patricia Non, also known as “Patreng”, was the first woman to lead the founding of Community Pantry in the Philippines. The first community pantry in the country was assembled in Maginhawa, Quezon City. It first distributed foods such as vegetables, noodles, sardines, and some essential foods on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

Ana Patricia Non attended the Paco Catholic School during her high school days. She is also a member of the UP Artists’ Circle Sorority, UP Mountaineers and took a Visual Communications course at the University of the Philippines – College of Fine Arts. Even when she was still in college, conducting free art workshops in the villages became part of her projects. She also had programs for farmers, factory workers, political prisoners and indigenous Lumads.