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DPWH-Biliran DEO donates protective equipment to frontliners

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) donates Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to front liners of Biliran province......»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnSep 16th, 2020

Chinese embassy donates cash, PPEs to Philippine medical frontliners

MANILA, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese embassy in the Philippines on Friday donated 1 million pesos (20,519 U.S. dollars) in cash and some personal protective equipment (PPEs) to the Philippine me.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 14th, 2020

Esteban donates PHI team allowance, incentive for frontliners

Maxine Esteban of Ateneo added her entire 2019 salary from the Philippine Sports Commission to close out her "A Small Thing Goes A Long Way" fundraising drive for medical frontliners and vulnerable communities last Sunday. Wanting to reach exactly P500,000, the 19-year-old national team fencer decided to add her allowance and, as well as, her incentive for winning a bronze medal in the Team Foil event during the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. "First off, I want to thank all our donors, without whom this project would not have been possible," expressed Esteban. "We were able to raise around 360,000 pesos from our donors but my sisters and I wanted to reach 500,000 so I decided to share my blessings as well." The money raised went to purchasing packs of rice and personal protective equipment. The Esteban sisters distributed 150 packs of five-kilogram rice for UERM, 400 packs of five-kilogram rice for UST Hospital, 150 packs to National Children's Hospital, 2,400 packs of two-kilogram rice and 150 packs of 25-kilogram rice to the San Juan City Hall, and 1,000 pieces of face shields to Cardinal Santos, UERM, MMC, and NCH. Besides this, they also sent out 92 bottles of alcohol and 50 Uratex COVID-19 pillows to numerous hospitals as well. But it does not stop there for Esteban and her sisters. Currently, they are working on 10 paintings that they will sell or auction off to raise more funds for the frontliners. "Because we heard that there are many of our brothers and sisters that are still in need. We wanted to think of more ways to help them, that is why me and my sisters have another project on-going which is to sell our paintings," shared the UAAP Season 81 Women's Fencing Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player. "We plan to put up 10 of our paintings. Me and my sister have been painting a lot during the quarantine period. We have been watching the tutorials of Jay Lee, an artist who uses aluminum foil and cotton buds for his work." Esteban, a sophomore taking up Management Engineering, also made the most of her time during the on-going enhanced community quarantine. Instead of being idle, Esteban enrolled in multiple online classes by Wharton and Yale University, finishing short courses in Entrepreneurship, Viral Marketing, Introduction to Marketing, Customer Analytics, Introduction to Marketing, Financial Markets, and Introduction to Negotiation.      .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 1st, 2020

NCAA donates P.5M worth of protective equipment

Around P500,000 worth of personal protective equipment was donated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association to medical frontliners working in hospitals around Metro Manila......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 28th, 2020

PBA donates medical supplies to Pasig, 2 other cities

The PBA further spread its wings and donated PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to three cities around Luzon in further aiding frontliners amid the growing cases of coronavirus in the country. The PPE, face masks, gloves, and other protective gear had already beendistributed around hospitals in Pasig, Antipolo, and Binan in Laguna. Pasig City Vice Mayor […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsApr 21st, 2020

Filinvest donates PPE to hospitals, LGU

The Filinvest group, through the Filinvest City Foundation, donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to hospitals and local government units as part of its pledge to hand over P100 million worth of PPE to frontliners and health workers. Filinvest donated PPE to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), Philippine General Hospital (PGH), Lung Center of […] The post Filinvest donates PPE to hospitals, LGU appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 8th, 2020

Sen. Bong Go donates PPEs to Cordillera frontliners

BAGUIO CITY, Apr. (PIA) -- Frontliners in health facilities in the Cordillera have now additional personal protective equipment (PPEs) as they face the threat of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-1.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsApr 6th, 2020

Cebu Filipino-Chinese community donates PPEs to frontliners

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Recognizing the need for much needed personal protective equipment for frontliners amid the coronavirus 2019 pandemic, the Filipino-Chinese community in Cebu has formed a task force to help address this concern. With the help of Ambassador Frank Benedicto, four associations banded together into the ‘Laban Cebu Task Force of Cebu Filipino-Chinese Community’ […] The post Cebu Filipino-Chinese community donates PPEs to frontliners appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2020

INC donates P10 million protective gear for frontliners in Quezon City hospitals

The Iglesia Ni Cristo has started providing protective equipment as well as needed supplies to key public hospitals in Quezon City in an effort to assist the local government and health authorities in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 4th, 2020

Robredo raises P40.3M for PPE, donates to 107 hospitals

THE Office of Vice President (OVP) Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo has raised P40.3 million from its donation drive for health workers and frontliners as of March 31. The amount, which included OVP funds and donations through its Angat Buhay program partners, can provide 90,753 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) that may be used by […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 1st, 2020

PRC donates face masks, protective gear to PGH

THE Philippine Red Cross (PRC) donated 20,000 pieces of face masks and 2,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPEs) to the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) response. In a statement, PRC Chairman and CEO Richard Gordon said that the move was to ensure that the country’s frontliners were well-equipped to deal […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 17th, 2020

DTI-Export Marketing Bureau hails exporter-turned-PPE maker

The Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) hailed local Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) maker for spearheading the PPE Bayanihan Project for healthcare frontliners......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 16th, 2020

US donates P14.8 million PPEs to PGH

The United States has donated P14.8 million worth of personal protective equipment to the Philippine General Hospital and other medical facilities nationwide......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 21st, 2020

Student-athletes helping out in pandemic emulate UAAP values

UAAP officials lauded the student-athletes of member schools for their initiative to actively extend help to those in need during this coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Since the start of the community quarantine, athletes in their own capacity organized and joined fundraising drives, distributed personal protective equipment and other essentials to medical and security frontliners, handed out relief goods to affected communities and even served as frontliners. “Allow us to emphasize lang na wala kaming inutusan sa mga ‘yan. Nagugulat na lang kami na it's very voluntary,” said UAAP Executive Director Atty. Rebo Saguisag on Tuesday during the online session of the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum. “These are student-athletes na nag-aaral, naglalaro but at the end of the day when the nation calls for it in a broader spectrum of life they were able to respond,” added Saguisag, who was joined by Season 83 President Em Fernandez of Ateneo in the in the session presented by San Miguel Corporation, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), Amelie Hotel Manila, Braska Restaurant, Go For Gold PH and powered by Smart. Basketball stars including Ricci Rivero of University of the Philippines, Mike and Matt Nieto and Thirdy Ravena of Ateneo, Rhenz Abando and CJ Cansino of University of Sto. Tomas, Encho Serrano and Justine Baltazar of De La Salle University and women’s cager Jack Animam of National University were among those who participated in fundraising drives and donated relief goods to vulnerable communities. Animam’s teammate Ria Nabalan served as a frontliner as a Philippine Navy personnel.   Active volleyball players joined former UAAP volleyball stars in various jersey auctions and fund-raisers while other student-athletes from different sports disciplines, including fencer Maxine Esteban of Ateneo did their part to help.        “We have a lot of student-athletes who have been helping in their own capacity. We have athletes from the tennis community, athletes from the volleyball community and athletes from the fencing community who have been helping everyone. Even internally, we have athletes in the dorm who have been helping out with the relief efforts of Ateneo,” said Fernandez talking about Ateneo athletes’ efforts.   “Just to cite, the athletes of Adamson who are still in the dorm of Adamson are helping out the communities outside,” he added. Despite being affected by the pandemic themselves especially with the cancellation of Season 82 and the possibility of pushing back the opening of Season 83 to early next year, the officials gave praise to the student-athletes for their actions amid this trying time.    “It’s reflective of the values taught by each member institution and I guess the value of the UAAP wants to share. We’re all in this together,” said Saguisag.     --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 16th, 2020

Marano on beast mode in delivering relief goods to affected volleyball game personnel

Aby Marano once again unleashed her beast mode. Not on court, of course, because we’re still under community quarantine and volleyball action is still far from its resumption with the current situation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This time, the national team skipper strapped on her seatbelt and went on a three-day relief run in cities within Metro Manila and nearby provinces to deliver relief goods for volleyball match-day personnel affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The F2 Logistics star brought the food packs, groceries and essentials bought from the funds collected in the fundraising event organized by the Volleyball Community Gives Back PH to the homes of volleyball personnel whose source of income was halted after the cancellation of volleyball leagues including the NCAA, UAAP, the Philippine Superliga and the Premier Volleyball League. Marano posted a video of her delivering the goods on her YouTube Channel. She drove to Sta. Maria and Bocaue in Bulacan, Cavite and around Metro Manila, bringing help to technical officials, referees and court assistants.   The VCGBPH over the weekend held a fund-raising event where volleyball stars showcased their off-court talents online in the SERVE AS ONE Variety Show. The organization has been very active in its relief efforts since the outbreak of the contagion as they donated personal protective equipment (PPEs), face masks, alcohol, disinfectants and goods to frontliners as well as extended help to families in vulnerable communities.     --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 11th, 2020

vivo donates smartphones for medical frontliners in mega swabbing facility

vivo has donated smartphone handsets to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) which is overseeing the conversion of existing venues and structures into quarantine facilities, swabbing centers, and isolation areas to combat the spread of COVID-19......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 27th, 2020

Project Kaagapay raises P92 million for healthcare frontliners

Project Kaagapay, a fundraising initiative that began last April to provide much-needed personal protective equipment for the country’s healthcare community, has raised almost P92 million in cash donations and received in-kind donations worth almost P27 million, reaching 70 hospitals and medical centers in Metro Manila and other provinces and distributing over 200,000 PPE sets for beneficiaries......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 27th, 2020

Standard Chartered Bank donates PPE sets to QC Mayor Belmonte

QUEZON CITY Mayor Joy Belmonte received 1,300 reusable personal protective equipment (PPE) sets from Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), the oldest international bank in the Philippines. These PPE will be distributed to Delos Santos Medical Center, Quirino Medical Center, World Citi Medical Center and United Doctors Medical Center. The PPE sets include washable coveralls, foot covers […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 25th, 2020

Frontliners nakatanggap ng ayuda kay Grace

NAKATANGGAP ng libo-libong personal protective equipment (PPE), testing kits at food assistance ang mga ospital at local government units kamakailan kay Sen. Grace Poe. Kabilang sa ipinamahagi ng tanggapan ni Poe sa mga frontliners sa iba’t ibang critical areas ang 2,500 PPE suits; 1,000 PPE sets; 2,000 face shields; 23, 975  facemasks; 15,700 pares ng […] The post Frontliners nakatanggap ng ayuda kay Grace appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2020

Showbiz personalities join VCGBPH drive for frontliners

Fresh from its highly-successful volleyball bundle raffles, Volleyball Community Gives Back PH is not yet done in raising funds for the frontliners battling the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The group will be raffling off memorabilias from famous showbiz celebrities.      Among the pre-loved items which the celebrities will give away from this campaign are Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach's Converse sneakers, actor Dingdong Dantes' motorcycle helmet and Kapamilya star Kathryn Bernardo's two pairs of Sunnies sunglasses.      Derek Ramsay, Jennylyn Mercado, Rovilson Fernandez, Angelica Panganiban, Marco Gumabao, Mimiyuuh, Elisse, Hashtag Luke and Paulo Arvie are also taking part of the Celebrity Bundle raffle, with all the proceeds to be dedicated in producing more personal protective equipment (PPEs).       Led by Alyssa Valdez, Charo Soriano, Amy Ahomiro, Gretchen Ho, Aby Maraño and Amanda Villanueva, VCGBPH has produced 2,000 PPEs which have already distributed to Sultan Kudarat, Quezon Medical Center Batangas, Aklan, Puerto Galera, Cebu, Northern Mindanao Medical Center in Cagayan de Oro, Muntinlupa and Quezon City.        This was made possible from the #ServeOurFrontliners: RAFFLES FOR HEROES campaign, where memorabilia from the volleyball players including jerseys, training shirts, shoes and a coffee table book were given away for the winners.             All raffle items will be shipped once the lockdown has been lifted.      Donations can be sent to Ryan Sordan through BPI bank account 8069 0632 77, GCash at 0917-5003390 and PayMaya at 0917-5003390.            In the #CareForAll fund drive for those volleyball game day personnel who were affected by the suspension and cancellation of leagues due to the COVID-19 pandemic, VCGBPH has already distributed care packs to about 175 families.        VCGPH will also have a unified Philippine Volleyball Community Variety Concert online to raise funds for the #CareForAll campaign. For more details, visit Volleyball Community Gives Back on Facebook and on Instagram and Twitter.    .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 18th, 2020

Courtside reporter leads fundraiser to provide PPEs to frontliners

ABS-CBN Sports+Action courtside reporter and host-entrepreneur Roxanne “Rox” Chan Montealegre is stunned that the fundraiser she started recently to provide personal protective equipment to frontline health workers has earned the support of well-meaning organizations and personalities across the country......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 17th, 2020