Jollibee pledges P30-M for Yolanda-hit communities


Posted at Nov 13 2013 11:19 AM | Updated as of Nov 13 2013 07:19 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC), the country's biggest fast food company, and its foundation are pledging P30 million for relief and rehabilitation efforts for communities affected by super typhoon "Yolanda" in the central Philippines.

In a statement, Jollibee said around 300 employee volunteers from its various business units have also been mobilized to assist the Department of Social Welfare and Development in repacking relief goods on November 14.

Jollibee had already provided in-kind donations, such as 600 sacks of rice, ready to eat meals and other JFC products, to more than 20,000 survivors and volunteers. The company had coordinated with the DSWD, ABS-CBN Sagip Kapamilya, Philippine Red Cross and other relief agencies.

Jollibee Group Foundation has also partnered with Air21 and NMC Shipping Line to transport relief goods like canned goods, bottled water and instant noodles, among others.

The JFC Group includes Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, Red Ribbon, Mang Inasal and Burger King Philippines.