Many celebrities use their popularity to seal product endorsements or widen their fan base. And then there are those who use their status to help uplift the lives of others and Alice Dixson is one of them.
Alice is one of local showbizlandia’s timeless beauties. At 48, the actress and former beauty queen can still rival the younger generation of sexy stars with her svelte figure and angelic face. Looking at her, it’s hard to believe that it has already been more than three decades since she first gained popularity via a soap commercial (who can ever forget that iconic “I can feel it!” moment?”). Alice’s staying power – despite being on hiatus for some years to focus on being a wife and an “ordinary citizen” in Canada – is credited to her healthy lifestyle, talent, good genes, and yes, even good karma.
She has taken on a new role – a philanthropic one, and it all started that fateful day in December 2016. Alice, for her then TV show called Happy Life, was in Bacolod for a Christmas party for the Kalipay Negrense Foundation. One brief visit and Alice was hooked and vowed to do her part to help out.
“Since my visit, I now sponsor 3 brothers — ages 5, 9 & 13, who I am truly endeared to. I know one day they will be adopted by a good family and that is why I made a personal commitment to them, to share what I’ve learned and bring awareness to Kalipay,” Alice shared.
And last August 20th, Alice, a SnippetMEdia partner, leveled up her advocacy by holding her first annual outreach event, the Alice Dixson Celebrity Bowl held at Paeng’s Billiard and Bowling in Eastwood City. Some celebrities who were in attendance were Donita Rose, Edu Manzano, Ara Mina, Tom Rodriguez, Teresa Loyzaga, Maila Gumila, and Ynez Veneracion, among others.
“It only takes P8,000 to feed, clothe, and house a child for one whole year. That’s only P670 for a whole month. And I’m very grateful to everyone who came to this event. Their help will truly go a long way for the benefit of Kalipay,” said Alice.
Proceeds of the event will be turned over to the orphanage to help provide for the care of disadvantaged children – the homeless, physically and sexually abused, malnourished, out of school, and those with special needs, under their roof.
And with Alice’s latest endeavor, her star, undoubtedly has shone brighter and it is sure to light the way of children in need towards a better life.