BDO employees uphold bayanihan spirit

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    Food packs were turned over to various barangays and rural health units, which included communities where the health centers were restored by BDOF under its Rural Health Units Rehabilitation Program.

    Branch employees of BDO Unibank exemplified the bayanihan spirit during the recent holiday season through a volunteerism effort involving the distribution of food packs to various marginalized communities nationwide.

    Done in partnership with the bank’s corporate social responsibility arm, BDO Foundation (BDOF), the Handog Sa ‘Yo ng BDO initiative was simultaneously done from December 19 to 26, 2020 across the country.

    Food packs were turned over to various barangays and rural health units, which included communities where the health centers were restored by BDOF under its Rural Health Units Rehabilitation Program.

    Among the recipients were the barangays in Ilocos Sur, Isabela, Benguet, Tuguegarao, Zambales, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Aklan, Iloilo, Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Agusan del Norte, and Davao. Metro Manila barangays were also included in the selection.

    “This was a welcome program of BDO Foundation. It provided a measure of relief and joy to underprivileged families as they faced challenges during the holiday season.” He added the program highlighted BDO’s Corporate Social Responsibility,“ Gerry Diaz, Southern Luzon Region Head of BDO’s Branch Banking Group, said.

    The Bank and BDOF eye to implement similar initiatives yearly to continuously reach out to the impoverished communities.

    BDO is a full-service universal bank, which provides a wide range of corporate and retail banking services. The bank has the country’s largest distribution network, with over 1,400 consolidated operating branches and more than 4,400 ATMs nationwide.