2020 Press Releases
GT Foundation, Inc. (GTFI), the Ty family foundation, together with Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) held the 8th edition of the Bags of Blessing, where 10,000 underprivileged families in select areas of the country received bags of food items. Photo shows the main event held on January 25, 2020 at Universidad de Manila in the City of Manila, where 400 families from the city received assistance. The gift-giving activity was led by Metrobank Group chairman Arthur Ty (6th from left); Federal Land chairman and GTFI president Alfred Ty (5th from right); GTFI honorary chair Mary Ty; GTFI vice president Anjanette Dy Buncio (4th from left); and Metrobank Foundation president Aniceto Sobrepeña (4th from right). They were joined by City of Manila Vice Mayor Dra. Honey Lacuna (6th from right); Department of Social Welfare and Development regional director for NCR Vicente Gregorio Tomas (2nd from right), and Manila Department of Social Welfare director Ma. Asuncion Fugoso (3rd from right).Simultaneous distributions were held in 25 sites in pre-identified municipalities and cities across Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao, and NCR.