Calamities and natural disasters either bring out the best or the worst in anyone. There are those who turn a blind eye to their kababayan’s plight, yet there are also those who, thankfully, don’t think twice about extending a helping hand. These private companies exerted effort into helping Typhoon Ulysses victims cope with the damage and loss. Bayanihan is proudly displayed in giving of simple boxes of donuts and warm meals, conducting donation drives, and even providing free roofing. Here are just some of the companies that readily helped in the aftermath of Typhoon Ulysses.
E-commerce giant Lazada makes donating easier for everyone with LazadaForGood. The digital giving platform lets anyone contribute to the Ulysses relief efforts by donating hygiene kits, food packs, and shelter to Lazada’s advocacy partners: ABS-CBN Foundation, Caritas Manila, Kaya Natin, Project Pearls, UNICEF, and World Vision.
To donate, go to your Lazada app and click on “Load, Bills, and eCoupon.” Select “Lazada For Good” and choose an advocacy partner of your choice. Select your donation and check out.
PLDT and Smart Communications
Blue Horizon Metal Corporation
Bounty Agro Ventures Inc.
Company president Ronald Mascariñas says that similar assistance will be sent to thousands of other typhoon survivors elsewhere in Luzon. “Our hearts go out to our countrymen who have suffered the two recent typhoons and assure them of our support in this difficult time,” he said.
Do you know other companies that helped Typhoon Ulysses victims?