Aboitiz Foundation, PDRF, LCF provide immediate relief to high risk communities in Taal

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(Second from left) Joan Morte from the Municipal Social Welfare Department of Agoncillo, Batangas receives the donation from the League of Corporate Foundations represented by Fred Dalumpines, Aboitiz Foundation’s Supervising Project Officer and Chair of LCF’s Committee on Disaster Resilience (middle).

Aboitiz Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the Aboitiz Group partnered with the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF) and the League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) to provide immediate relief for the families in the Municipality of Agoncillo in Batangas, affected by the continued unrest of Taal Volcano.

LCF together with its members, Aboitiz Foundation, Manila Water Foundation, PHAPCares Foundation and Rebisco Foundation were able to mobilize and provide food, water, medical  masks and face shields. The donation is expected to benefit 500 families.

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About Aboitiz Foundation

The Aboitiz Foundation is the corporate foundation of the Aboitiz Group that was established in 1988. Its purpose is to drive change for a better world by advancing business and communities through programs on education, enterprise development, and environment. Since its inception in 1988, the Foundation’s CSR interventions have evolved from one-time donations to carefully designed programs that empower its beneficiaries to pursue their aspirations.

Today, the Aboitiz Foundation, through the Aboitiz Business Units, develops and implements corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs or CSR 2.0 projects that aim to co-create safe, empowered, and sustainable communities. These CSR 2.0 projects are aligned with the Group’s core competencies, are scalable nationwide, and create a deeper social impact on the communities and beneficiaries it serves.

[Article submitted by Jowelle Ann Cruz, Aboitiz Foundation, Inc.]