The Metrobank Group and Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP) said Wednesday it pooled resources to address the immediate needs of victims of Tropical Storm “Sendong” in Visayas and Mindanao.
Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI), and Toyota Motor Philippines Foundation, Inc. (TMPF) Group Chairman George S.K. Ty said they allocated a total of P5 million to the ongoing emergency and relief operations in the provinces badly affected.
The Metrobank-Toyota Sendong Calamity Assistance Fund shall be coursed through the local government units of Iligan City, Lanao del Norte; Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental; Dumaguete City and the municipality of Tanjay in Negros Oriental province.
Likewise, the Philippine Red Cross and the Department of Health (DOH) shall also be receiving grant assistance to support priority needs of the flood victims.
Metrobank Group Chairman Dr. George S.K. Ty who chairs both the Metrobank Foundation Inc. and Toyota Motor Philippines Foundation, Inc., said, “With this donation, we hope that we will be able to assist and somehow alleviate the plight of our fellow Filipinos who were badly affected by tropical storm Sendong”.