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Metrobank Foundation and GT Foundation donate Php 5-M to Typhoon Pablo victims

In support to the ongoing relief operations in areas struck by Typhoon Pablo, the Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) and GT Foundation have allocated a total of Php 5 million to address immediate needs of victims of the recent calamity. The donation was coursed through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Federation of Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry- FFCCII (to be coursed through the affected local chapters in Mindanao), Operation: Damayan of the Philippine Star, ABS-CBN Foundation, GMA Kapuso Foundation, TV5 Kapatid Foundation and to the Philippine Red Cross.

Metrobank Foundation chairman and GT Foundation chairman emeritus, Dr. George S. K. Ty expressed that the donation is the Metrobank Group and his family’s way of showing solidarity with our fellow Filipinos who were badly affected by Pablo’s onslaught.

For more than 30 years, the Metrobank Foundation has been continuously giving financial support to calamity victims both locally and internationally as part of its humanitarian initiatives. On the other hand, GT Foundation, the Ty family foundation, recently announced an allocation for its Calamity Assistance Fund as a response to the continuing need for humanitarian assistance for victims of current and future natural calamities.

Concerned organizations and  citizens are likewise encouraged to do their  share to extend help. Donations  may be deposited to the MBFI CALAMITY FUND – Metrobank Account # 066-3-72154086-4.