Frontline health workers from the V. Luna Hospital receive the grocery packs from MVP Group’s Tulong Kapatid. (Dra. Genesis Ipac)
Tulong Kapatid recently deployed over 1,000 grocery packs to the families of frontline health workers and personnel of V. Luna Hospital as well as the families of the frontline Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) checkpoint officers. Spearheaded by the PLDT-Smart Foundation (PSF) and PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, the initiative is done in partnership with the AFP and the Makati Medical Center Foundation.
The contents of the grocery pack include two cans of meat loaf, two cans of carne norte, 2 kilos of rice, six sachets of milo, 10 sachets of coffee.
"We salute our frontline heroes for the courageous work that they are doing in taking care of the people affected by COVID-19. We join the growing number of Filipinos who are coming together to help our health workers during this critical time," PLDT Chairman and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan said.
“We stand behind our country’s frontline workers every step of the way. Our small gesture is our way of thanking them for their noble efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic,” PSF President Esther O. Santos said.
Frontline Armed Forces of the Philippines checkpoint officers also receive grocery packs from MVP Group’s Tulong Kapatid. (Dra. Genesis Ipac)
Tulong Kapatid is the corporate social responsibility consortium of companies, foundations, and affiliates led by businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan. The group facilitates efforts in the field of disaster preparedness and response, education, and community building.
Members include PLDT-Smart Foundation, One Meralco Foundation, TV5’s Alagang Kapatid Foundation, Makati Medical Center Foundation, Cardinal Medical Charities Foundation, MVP Sports Foundation, as well as community relations and public affairs units of PLDT-Smart, Philex Mining Corporation, Roxas Holdings, Inc., and subsidiaries under the Metro Pacific Investments Corporation.