Philippine Daily Inquirer / 01:39 AM November 28, 2013
Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) and Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF) are doing relief efforts for families and communities affected by supertyphoon “Yolanda” through the JFC Food Aid.
Through the JFC Food Aid and with the support of all the local brands of JFC—Jollibee, Greenwich, Chowking, Red Ribbon, Mang Inasal and Burger King—various JFC products and relief packs are being distributed to severely devastated families.
A mobile soup kitchen is also set up.
The work is carried out through employee volunteers, franchisees and partner agencies.
More than 9,000 beneficiaries have so far been served “hot lugaw and boiled egg” through the mobile soup kitchen of JFC and Zenith Foods Corp., JFC’s corporate supply chain, in coordination with franchisees and local partners.
This is done in different locations in Ormoc City and Palo, Leyte.
Following are the other on-going initiatives of JFC Food Aid:
Over 12,800 relief packs have been distributed to affected communities in Antique, Capiz, Cebu, Iloilo and Negros Occidental.
More than 5,700 hot meals were served to evacuees in Capiz and the Tent City in Villamor Air Base Elementary School, among others.
Over 1,200 employee volunteers from the six local JFC brands have been deployed to relief goods repacking centers, namely: DSWD-NROC, GMA Kapuso Foundation, TV5 Alagang Kapatid Foundation, Operation Blessing Philippines, Ateneo and Gawad Kalinga.
Following are planned JFC and JGF rehabilitation initiatives:
Rebuilding of classrooms;
Helping farmers’ livelihood;
Technical skills training and college scholarship for affected youth.
To date, total donation from JFC and donors amounts to P40 million.
To continue supporting the JFC Food Aid and rehabilitation initiatives, you can donate through the following:
Coinbanks in all 2,000 JFC stores across the country
Cash and check donations to the following bank accounts
a) Metrobank peso account: Metrobank Savings Account # 473-7-47301401-3
b) BDO dollar account: BDO dollar account # 100661267008 (Branch: BDO Megamall, Swift Code: BNORPHMM)
For more information, please contact Jollibee Group Foundation via 6887133; or e-mail [email protected]