Private Sector Response

LBC Moving to ‘Flatten The Curve’: P50M for mask program

05 April 2020

LBC heeds the government’s call to move for the nation, during this time of COVID-19, and commits Php 50 million worth of supply of (washable/reusable) 2-ply masks, to support Filipino communities and mitigate the virus’ spread in at-risk areas.

McDonald’s PH commits 50,000 meals for frontliners and communities

03 April 2020

McDonald’s Philippines is eyeing to serve a total of 50,000 meals for frontliners and marginalized communities amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Since the announcement of the enhanced community quarantine, the initiative by the McDo Kindness Kitchen in McDonald’s restaurants has already been able to provide more than 30,000 meals. These have been distributed to 40 hospitals and beneficiaries of local government offices within Metro Manila and Mindanao.

Businesses raise P1.5 billion to feed the poor during coronavirus lockdown

23 March 2020

In a statement on Sunday, March 22, Project Ugnayan, which is a collaboration of business groups and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation, said the funds would be used to distribute P1,000 gift certificates to over one million households affected by the lockdown.

Firm allocates this year’s advertising budget to help fight COVID-19

23 March 2020

Ligo Philippines has decided to reallocate its entire advertising budget this year to help provide food and supplies for the most affected communities, health workers and frontliners working to fight the pandemic.

Manila Water to impose ‘average’ billing due to suspended meter reading

23 March 2020

The Manila Water Company will implement average billing on water charges for its East Zone customers as meter and billing operations will be suspended for the duration of Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine.