|A Run for Education|
(From L – R: Pharmarex Trade Sales & Marketing Manager Ramil Bernardo, Mrs. Myra B. Lee, AMY Foundation President Francis T. Lee and Pharmarex Marketing Manager Viktor Oliveros.)
Runners and enthusiasts from all over the Metro Manila trooped as early as 4:30am at the Quirino Grandstand Parade Ground last 27 May 2012 to join the “Cortal SQR Run & Fly Away from Pain”. This fun run was spearheaded by Pharmarex from AMY Group of Companies, which aims to raise funds for the benefit of AMY Foundation's scholars and its various projects. The event which has three (3) categories: 5k, 10k and 15k was well attended by more than 1,200 participants.
Since 2003, AMY Foundation is funding education of underprivileged but deserving students by way of giving scholarship. The Foundation also done projects concerning the environment, livelihood, volunteerism, and the like. More than 1,000 street children and elementary students had been recipients of “Balik Eskuwela Project”, Feeding Programs and Christmas Parties for the Street Children.
Currently, AMY Foundation has more than 100 graduates and close to 100 existing scholars enrolled in different universities, nationwide.