The Aboitiz Group, through its social development arm Aboitiz Foundation, has continued assisting nearly 860 students in secondary and tertiary levels in need of financial aid through its scholarship program amidst the disruption caused by the pandemic to education systems worldwide.
Farmers, producers of essential food items and other delicacies, and local artisans are valuable members of our communities. The work of their hands does not only provide us with out daily needs—their commitment to their work shows that they are heroes worthy of our respect and support.
Recognizing the heroism of farmers and artisans, Ayala Foundation has partnered with Ayala Malls, the Department of Agriculture (DA), and the Restaurant Owners Association of the Philippines (RestoPH) for “BuyANI: A Sustainable Market Fair.”
Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF) partnered with the Samahan ng Nagkakaisang Pamilya ng Pantawid (SNPP) and the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability-East Asia Pacific (ANSA-EAP) to distribute food packs to more than 215,000 families in need across 42 cities and municipalities in Luzon and Visayas. SNPP and ANSA-EAP’s established networks have enabled the systematic and safe delivery […]
Through cash and in-kind donations from Jollibee Group customers and business partners, Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF) has raised Php 41M, serving 851k more meals to medical frontliners and vulnerable families from June to August 2020. The company is very grateful to everyone’s contribution in this time of need.
The OPM Archive was successfully launched via a virtual press conference. Its aim is to be a collection of stories and artifacts from the local music scene spanning different genres and periods. It is a collaboration among OPM, PhilPop, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Philippine Educational Theater Association, and Filipinas Heritage Library at Ayala Museum, where the physical collection will be housed.
As the pandemic persists, Manila Water Foundation (MWF), together with its partners P&G Safeguard Philippines, JCI Quezon City Capitol, and the Quezon City Government, formally inaugurated four new handwashing facilities and rehabilitated two (2) existing ones in various strategic public areas in Quezon City on September 4.
In keeping with a shared advocacy to promote financial inclusion, BDO Foundation, the Department of Education (DepEd) and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) continue to collaborate on projects that help develop a financially literate citizenry.
The corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank–in partnership with DepEd and BSP–sponsored the awarding of outstanding financial literacy videos produced by public school students as part of Sineliksik, the video-making competition of DepEd’s annual National Festival of Talents. The winning entries were honored in the Sineliksik 2020 Online Awards Ceremony, a virtual event organized by the partners.
Aboitiz Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the Aboitiz Group, partnered with local groups Community Organizers Multiversity (COM) and Urban Poor Associates (UPA) last August 14 to provide food packs for communities greatly affected by the previous lockdown in Taguig City.
The food packs, which complement the aid from Taguig’s local government unit, were given to 650 families from five community organizations namely Taguigueño Akong Dakila Habang Ako Nabubuhay Neighborhood Association, Samahan ng mga Taong may Kapansanan sa Sta. Ana (PWD Sta. Ana), Samahan ng Magkakapitbahay sa Faculty, Samahan ng mga Kababaihan ng Purok 5 Napindan, and Samahan ng Maralitang Pulong Kendi Neighborhood Association.
As the novel coronavirus continues to affect Filipinos all over the country, BDO Foundation is taking steps to expand the coverage of its mass testing initiative to cover as many people as possible. The corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank is partnering with Go Negosyo, University of Cebu Medical Center (UCMed), Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) and the local government of Cebu City to sponsor pooled testing in the city.
Pilmico Foods Corporation, the integrated agribusiness and food unit of the Aboitiz Group, together with the Aboitiz Foundation, distributed food relief packs for 230 families in three barangays in Cataingan, Masbate, overcoming logistical challenges in delivering its first batch of much-needed relief to the stricken province.
The relief packs consisted of rice, canned goods, noodles, coffee and water. They were brought by representatives of Pilmico to the evacuation centers in Barangays Matayum, Madamba and Aguada, Cataingan — the first in a series of donations and support for these communities. These coastal barangays, however, are isolated areas and can only be reached by sea transport.
Despite the difficulties in reaching the area, Aboitiz volunteers immediately heeded the local government unit’s appeal for donations to address the immediate needs of its residents.