JFC food aid for ‘Yolanda’ intensifies


THE Jollibee Foods Corp and its foundation, Jollibee Group Foundation said it has raised P40 million in donations from its company-wide JFC Food Aid fund raising using the stores of its different brands as receiving outlets.

Also, the company has served 9,000 beneficiaries in the Super Typhoon Yolanda affected provinces with hot lugaw and boiled eggs through the mobile soup kitchen of JFC and Zenith Foods Corp., its corporate supply chain, in coordination with the franchisees and local partners in different locations in Ormoc, Palo beginning on November 20.

Through the JFC Food Aid and with the support of all the local brands of JFC—Jollibee, Greenwich, Chowking, Red Ribbon, Mang Inasal and Burger King—various JFC products and relief packs were distributed to the severely- devastated families. A mobile soup kitchen was also established through the help of employee-volunteers, franchisees and partner agencies.

The JFC Food Aid was able to distribute over 12,800 relief packs to storm victims in Antique, Capiz, Cebu, Iloilo and Negros Occidental; it served over 5,700 hot meals to evacuees in Capiz and the Tent City in Villamor Air Base Elementary School, among others; and over 1,200 employee-volunteers from the six local JFC brands have been deployed to relief goods repacking centers, namely: DSWD-NROC, GMA Kapuso Foundation, TV5 Alagang Kapatid Foundation, Operation Blessing Philippines, Ateneo and Gawad Kalinga.

On the rehabilitation initiatives, the JFC and JGF will: help rebuild classrooms, helping farmers’ livelihood and provide technical skills training and college scholarships to the affected youth.

To continue supporting the JFC Food Aid and rehabilitation initiatives, the company is urging that donations be made through: coinbanks in all 2,000 JFC stores across the country.

Cash and check donations can also be made through the following company accounts: Metrobank Peso Account: Metrobank Savings Account # 473-7-47301401-3; BDO Dollar account: BDO Dollar Account # 100661267008 (Branch: BDO Megamall | Swift Code: BNORPHMM)

For more information, please contact Jollibee Group Foundation via +63.2.688.7133 or foundation@jollibee.com.ph.


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