The 2022 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos were introduced to the public through a virtual press conference on August 4, 2022. Ten awardees of this career-service award—comprising of four teachers, three soldiers, and three police officers—were presented to the members of the media. Each awardee will receive a cash prize of PhP 1 million each (net of tax), a golden medallion, and “The Flame” trophy during the conferment ceremonies in September coinciding with Metrobank’s anniversary celebration.
Complete nutrition and appropriate care are essential in the growth and development of children, especially in their first 1,000 days. This is why the Metrobank Foundation supports Caritas Manila’s “Integrated Nutrition Program” for food supplementation and access.
The Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) intensifies its efforts in alleviating food insecurity and malnutrition in the country. A grant assistance worth PhP 588,000.00 was granted to the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction to support its “Gulayan sa Barangay Kontra COVID-19” program.
Metrobank Foundation president Aniceto Sobrepeña presents the recent accolades received by the institution in the 57th Anvil Awards to its vice chairman Alfred Ty and trustee Fabian Dee. The foundation received its third Grand Anvil for its public relations program that provided supplemental aid to 10 community pantries in Metro Manila in 2021.
Under the program MADE CARES (Community Aid and Relief for Emergency Situations), PhP1 million will be donated to Visual Arts HelpingHands Foundation (VAHHF) to support the medical needs of local artists.
Under its disaster response program “Helping Hands,” Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI), in partnership with Caritas Manila, Inc., distributed shelter kits worth PhP 500,000 to 166 families as they rebuild their houses from the devastation caused by typhoon Odette. Photos show the beneficiaries receiving corrugated galvanized iron sheets (yero) and coco lumber on March 12 at the Santo Niño Parish, Brgy. Baang, Municipality of Catigbian, Bohol.
Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) launched the 38th edition of its excellence recognition program for the visual arts – the Metrobank Art & Design Excellence or MADE. Anchored on the theme “Emerge: Step into Your Boundless Future,” MADE invites Filipino artists to step out of the shadows, and channel their ingenuity into imagining and exploring infinite possibilities. The annual art tilt beckons local painters and sculptors to create art that mirrors the human experience and showcases unconfined potential.
The Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) took home its 3rd Grand Anvil at the 57th Anvil Awards, specifically for its program that provided supplemental aid to 10 community pantries in Metro Manila.
Organized by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP), the Grand Anvil is given to a public relations program which stands out among the Gold Anvil winners. Considered as the Oscars of the public relations industry in the Philippines, the Anvil symbolizes excellence in public relations and is awarded by distinguished multi-sectoral jury to outstanding public relations programs and tools. The Gabi ng Parangal was held virtually on February 24, 2021.
GT Foundation, Inc. and Metrobank Foundation, Inc. virtually kicked off the 2022 Bags of Blessing. The kickoff ceremony was led by (L-R) Federal Land chairman and GTFI president Alfred Ty, GTFI vice president Anjanette Dy-Buncio and MBFI president Aniceto Sobrepeña. Their hand gesture in the photo means “Hope for Prosperity.”
Metrobank Foundation and GT Foundation distribute relief assistance worth PhP6 million to 14,000 families affected by Typhoon Odette in the provinces of Palawan, Bohol, Cebu, Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Southern Leyte, Dinagat Islands, and Surigao del Norte. Photos by Metrobank Puerto Princesa-Rizal Ave. branch and Caritas Manila.