Matt Nieto, Ateneo DReaM Team call for more donations

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 02 2020 12:10 PM

MANILA, Philippines -- UAAP Season 82 host Ateneo de Manila University, through its Disaster Response and Management Team (DReaM Team), has been helping out the country's frontliners and vulnerable communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of March 29, a total of 1,994 bags of groceries and thousands of personal protective equipment (PPEs) have been distributed by the DReaM Team to 27 hospitals and 15 partner communities nationwide.

But more is needed.

Former Ateneo point guard Matt Nieto is leading the calls for more help.

"On behalf of every Blue Eagle, both past and present, we are calling for more donations to be made for the Ateneo DReaM Team," said Nieto, who has been active in the relief efforts in Cainta, Rizal.

"This is our One Big Fight right now," he said.

To help out, cash donations are accepted by Ateneo DReam Team through its BPI and Metrobank accounts.

BPI:
⦁ Enroll Ateneo DReaM Team as merchant
⦁ Depositor/Merchant: Ateneo DReaM Team (Frontliners vs COVID-19)
⦁ Policy/Reference Number: Name of Donor
⦁ Email vpsd@ateneo.edu a picture of your receipt

Metrobank:
⦁ Company name: Ateneo de Manila University
⦁ Subscriber name: Ateneo DReaM Team
⦁ Reference number: Frontliners vs COVID-19
⦁ Subscriber number: 0040780000
⦁ Email vpsd@ateneo.edu a picture of your receipt

Donations can also be made through the university's partner institutions, Tanging Yaman Foundation and Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan.

For Tanging Yaman Foundation, the Metrobank account name is Tanging Yaman Foundation, Inc. with account number 448-7-44800988-9 while the BPI account of Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan (account name) has the peso checking account number 3081-1111-61.

Meanwhile, several Ateneo varsity teams have also been posting workout videos to promote health and fitness during the enhanced community quarantine.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Ateneo Volleyball Program (@ateneo.volleyball) on

"While we wait for our return to the court, the push for excellence never stops. Whether it’s on the court or at home, let’s continue to uplift each other through movement," read Ateneo Volleyball's post.

"As we stay indoors, let’s do our part in helping flatten the curve and fight the spread of COVID-19, the grind never stops as we look forward to returning to the court and giving you a ONE BIG FIGHT!"

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