On the occasion of the Presentation Ceremonies of the 2022 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos held at the Malacañan Palace on September 9, Metrobank presented a pledge to His Excellency Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. amounting to PhP 25 million in support of the President’s priority to make food available and affordable while ensuring fair returns to farmers and producers.
The “2021 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos (OF)” recognition program was nominated for the Top Division Award at the recent 19th Philippine Quill Awards. Garnering the Excellence award, the OF is a career-service award that recognizes the persistent work of exemplary teachers, soldiers, and police officers, especially during a national crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic. The award was given during the virtual awarding ceremony held last August 18, 2022.
Camarines Norte — For 120 schoolchildren in barangays Masalong and Calangcawan Sur, the opening of classes also marks the beginning of a four-month school-based supplemental feeding program led by Food for the Hungry Philippines (FHP) in partnership with the Metrobank Foundation, Inc.(MBFI).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) and GT Foundation, Inc. (GTFI), through their disaster response program “Helping Hands,” partnered with the Metrobank Purple Hearts Club (PHC), Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) Foundation, and Alagang Kapatid Foundation to distribute relief packs worth PhP1.5 million to 3,000 families in Ilocos Sur, Cagayan, and Benguet affected by Severe Tropical Storm Maring.