Shugah Pauline Gonzales was a sweet, outgoing, and fun-loving travel blogger who always gave the best travel tips, quirks, and stunning photos in her blog Wandershugah. For everyone dear to her, she always gave the best laugh, food trip, and spontaneous fun and travel. For her, life was a big playground and she always faced the world with light and love.  

Last August, she was diagnosed with stage 3 cervical cancer after experiencing severe abdominal, pelvic, and back pain, and very heavy irregular bleeding. Four months later, on December 03, she passed away at the age of 23.

Sugar and spice and everything nice....Shugah Pauline Gonzales
Sugar and spice and everything nice….Shugah Pauline Gonzales

There will be a fundraising gig for Shugah, curated by blogger and former Itchyworms social media manager Christian Melanie Lee, tonight, December 14, 8 pm at Route 196, Katipunan, Quezon City. Eight talented local bands and performers will give tribute to the wonderful life of Shugah including The 28th, Unmute, Calein, Krystle, Sam Gaytano, The Metro Fantastic, Martti Franca, and Wanderband Manila semifinalist Ysanygo.

For those who can’t make it tonight, you may send your donation to:

Account name: Karen Chayne Sanchez
Bank name: BDO
Account number: 001910052084

Shugah, Spice and Everything Nice is co-presented by CDO Bloggers and Manila Concert Junkies.

Sponsor: Eye Know Right Shadies.

Special thanks to our media partners: Raccoon Productions, Philippine Bloggers Network, Tagay Ka Muna Pre, Blogapalooza, OPM Memes and The Slickmaster’s Files.

Proceeds of the said gig will be given to Shugah’s family.

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