LCF Members Respond to Disaster

 In response to the recent monsoon rains and heavy floods, the members League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) have responded in kind through relief operations, donations, and services:

  1. ABS-CBN Foundation providing relief through Sagip Kapamilya
  2. Aboitiz Foundation is doing simulataneous relief ops with other Aboitiz business units in Luzon and Metro Manila:

Business Unit

Areas

Aboitiz Foundation

Marikina City; Fairview, Quezon City; Muntinlupa City; Pasig City; Makati City; Malabon City

Aboitiz Power Renewables - Makban

Bay, Laguna

Aboitiz – Therma Marine - Navotas

Navotas City

City Savings Bank

Calamba; Dagupan

Subic Enerzone

Subic; Olongapo

Pilmico Foods Corp - Tarlac

Capas, Tarlac

TOTAL AMOUNT as of August 10

PhP 2,976,000.00


3. AES Philippines will be holding relief operations in the provinces of Tarlac, Zambales and Pampanga.

4. The Andres Soriano Foundation is donating P25,000 to Corporate Network for Disaster Response for its on-going relief operations.

5. Globe Telecom, through its flagship Corporate Social Responsibility program, Globe Bridging Communities (Globe BridgeCom) is conducting simultaneous relief operations in the following areas:

  • Concepcion Integrated School, Concepcion, Marikina
  • Mother of Divine Providence Parish, Payatas, Quezon City
  • Holy Trinity Parish, Fairview, Quezon City 

Employee-volunteers from Globe Telecom and partner-organizations will be distributing ready-to-eat food, canned goods, rice, assorted clothes and drinking water to an estimated 5,300 families temporarily seeking shelter at these evacuation centers. Meanwhile, Globe has maintained Libreng Tawag operations in the following areas: 

 

  • Victory Liner bus station, Cubao, Quezon City 
  • Victory Liner bus station, Pasay City 
  • Concepcion Integrated School, Concepcion, Marikina 
  • Bagong Silangan Elementary School, Bagong Silangan, Quezon City 

 


Affected residents can make free five-minute local calls to any network, send text messages to all networks or make a two-minute international call at the Globe Libreng Tawag facilities. 

As of 11am, August 8, 2012, Globe service in Metro Manila and outlying areas within Luzon are normal, save for isolated service interruptions in areas submerged in floodwaters or affected by loss of commercial power. Less than 1% of the Globe infrastructure in the Greater Manila Area was affected by flooding, as the company has implemented projects to boost network resiliency and redundancy.

Identified critical service areas still flooded include Navotas, Malabon, Valenzuela, and Zambales. Globe is currently working at full service restoration in these areas. 

Globe field engineers and network teams are on alert and have been working 24/7 to ensure subscribers get uninterrupted voice or data services.   

FOR REFERENCE: 
Yoly Crisanto 
Head, Corporate Communications 
Globe Telecom

6. Jollibee Foundation Coinbanks Now Accepting Funds for Flood-Affected Families

Jollibee Foundation and Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC), the country's largest fast food chain, is partnering with the public in providing assistance to the thousands affected by flooding in Metro Manila and Luzon.

Those who want to donate cash can drop by at any JFC stores  such as Jollibee, Greenwich, Chowking, Red Ribbon and Mang Inasal and use the Jollibee Foundation coinbanks found on the counters for this purpose. The fund campaign will continue as needed.

JFC and the Jollibee Foundation is also providing relief assistance through rice donations as well as Jollibee and Chowking products to families in evacuation centers, in coordination with GMA Kapuso Foundation, ABS-CBN Foundation and other relief agencies, and will continue to do so as necessary to help those in need.

Those who want to help may send their deposits through this bank account:

Metrobank Peso Savings Account

Account Name: Jollibee Foundation

Account Number: 473-7-47301404-8

For donations to be properly acknowledged, donors may either fax the bank transaction slip at +63.2.688.7038 or send a scanned copy of the bank transaction slip to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with their name, address and contact number.

Also, JF coinbanks found in all Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, Red Ribbon and Mang Inasal stores nationwide are available for customers who wish to donate for the victims of the massive flooding.

JFI have also donated to the following organizations:

  1. 50* sacks of rice and Jollibee & Greenwich food products – GMA Kapuso Foundation
  2. 25* sacks of rice and Chowking & Greenwich food products – ABS-CBN Foundation
  3. 10* sacs of rice – Red Cross Philippines
  4. 10* sacks of rice – St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Bautista Pangasinan

*50kilos/sack

7. Metrobank Foundation Group Chairman, Dr. George SK Ty has allocated Php 3M to be coursed through Non-government Organizations that are involved in immediate disaster relief. MBFI Executive Director Nicanor Torres has initially turned over part of the funds to the ABS-CBN Foundation’s Sagip Kapamilya (Php 500,000) and to GMA’s Kapuso Foundation (Php 500,000). Next to receive financial assistance is the Philippine Red Cross (Php 1,000,000), the TV5 Alagang Kapatid Foundation (Php 500,000) and the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc (Php 500,000).

Further, pursuant to the calls that we receive, Metrobank Foundation is accepting cash donations where the public can send in their help. Donations may be deposited at any Metrobank branch:

MBFI Calamity Fund Account number: 066-3-72154086-4

Donors may fax deposit slips to 8185656. Currently, MBFI cannot accommodate in-kind donations.

8. MFI Foundation receives relief operation volunteers. Volunteers may coordinate with Ms. Foy Dablo at direct line 631-3833 or thru email:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

9. One Meralco Foundation is accepting donations to help families affected by the heavy rains. You may donate canned goods, water, crackers/biscuits or cash to our office in Meralco Center Ortigas. Call Rainier at 0908-8980562 or Reggie at 0939-9371324. You can also deposit your cash donations to One Meralco Foundation, Inc. (Banco de Oro Savings account number, 4630144474).

10. Pilipinas Shell Foundation donated to the victims of the recent calamity via CASH DONATION to the following foundations:
  • GMA Kapuso Foundation – P1 M
  • ABS-CBN Foundation – P1 M
  • TV 5 Alagang Kapatid Foundation – P1 M


11.  Phinma Heroes of Phinma Foundation has been volunteering in various relief efforts.

12.  RFM Foundation is providing relief through ONE for Luzon project of for the flood victims in Luzon.

13.  McDonald's stores open in Metro Manila also accept donations in kind (canned goods, noodles, rice, blankets, clothes) in partnership with Sagip Kapamilya.

14. Tan Yan Kee Foundation has ongoing relief operations.

15. Toyota Motor Philippines Foundation has donated this afternoon Php 500k to the City of Government of Santa Rosa, Laguna.

(updated as of 17 August 2012)