Globe Employees Raise P27.5M for COVID-19 Assistance; Includes PPEs, Face Shields for 50 Hospitals
PHOTO CAPTION: Rosario Maclang Bautista General Hospital
Globe Telecom employees have raised over P27.5 million from a fundraising initiative primarily aimed at providing much-need personal protective equipment, face shields, and face masks to healthcare workers in 50 hospitals across the country.
The #OneGlobeVsCOVID project of the company’s over 8,000 workforce realized a total employee donations of P13.79 million which was 100% matched by Singtel and Globe. Singtel is one of the shareholders of Globe.
“We are extremely proud of our employees for their generosity. Our efforts as OneGlobe have seen support for our fellow Filipinos coming together not only from our employees and shareholders but even our customers as well," said Ernest Cu, Globe President and CEO.
The list of intended beneficiaries of face shields, face masks, and/or PPEs include: Sta. Ana Hospital, Veterans Hospital, National Kidney Transplant Institute, Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital, Manila Naval Hospital, General Trias Doctors, UHBI- Parañaque Doctors' Hospital, Perpetual Succor Hospital, UST Medical Center, San Juan De Dios, Philippine Children's Medical Center, Manila East Medical Center, Las Pinas General Hospital and Satellite Trauma Center, National Center for Mental Health, San Lorenzo Ruiz General Hospital, Amang Rodriguez Hospital, Rizal Medical Center, National Children's Hospital, Ortigas Hospital and Health Center, St. Lukes BGC, Quirino Memorial Medical Center, Tondo Medical Center, Philippine Orthopedic Hospital, and San Juan Medical Center.
Others are: Ospital Ng Makati, Ospital ng Maynila, Ospital ng Tondo, Pasig City General Hospital, Rosario Maclang Bautista General Hospital, Caloocan City Medical Center, Valenzuela Medical Center, Notre Dame Hospital Baguio, St. Pascal De Baylon, Bicol Regional Training & Teaching Hospital, Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center, Southern Philippines Medical Center, Roxas Memorial Hospital, Manila Doctors Hospital, The Medical City, UERM Memorial Hospital
Cardinal Santos, Ace Medical Center Pateros, Marikina Valley Medical Center, Perpetual Help Medical Center- Biñan, South City Hospital and Medical Center, Bataan General Hospital Catarman Doctors, Cagayan Valley Medical Center, Dr. Ricardo Y Ladrido Memorial District Hospital, Lambunao Iloilo, and Zamboanga Medical Center.
“Maraming maraming salamat po sa Globe Telecom. Kasama po namin kayo sa mabigat na laban na ito. Sabi po nila ang COVID-19 Virus ay INVISIBLE, pero po pag tayong lahat ay sama sama at tulong tulong, INVINCIBLE po tayo. Muli maraming salamat po sa suporta. Mabuhay po kayo,” said Dr. Fernando Santos, Caloocan City Medical Center.
On the other hand, in her letter to Globe, Joy C. Luna, Head, Central Supplies Department and Member, Board of Directors of Manila East Medical Center said that the hospital “has been lucky to be chosen as one of the beneficiaries of your generous donations. Today, you blessed our frontliners again with your generosity and thoughtfulness. Your donation of 100 pcs. PPEs and 100 pcs face shields will be of great value in helping us protect our frontliners and health workers. God bless your hearts for these! On behalf of the Management of Manila East Medical Center, please accept our heartfelt gratitude to your company. May God reward you more for your generosity.”
Aside from the PPE donation to hospitals, part of the employee donations went into the AC Health project involving the construction of a COVID-19 facility for Ayala Group of Companies employees in Nuvali EvoLiving. At least P5 million was also donated to Project Pananagutan, a program led by Ayala Foundation, Inc. to provide assistance to no work, no pay talents of partner companies as well as frontliners and partner communities.