Ramon Ang gave another ₱100 million personal donation as SMC aid surpassed ₱800 million

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Manila, Philippines – Since the outbreak of the corona virus pandemic, the government, business firms and private citizens have been doing their part to help fight the spread of COVID19 in the country.

One of the people who has shown full support to the government is Business tycoon Ramon Ang, who has made a personal donation of ₱100 million, while San Miguel Corporation (SMC) aid surpassed ₱800 million to help fight COVID-19.

Since the declaration of enhanced community quarantine for more than three weeks now, Mr. Ang reported, that SMC has nearly ₱200 million worth of food products is being delivered to vulnerable communities all over Luzon.

“We are reporting on our progress so that people will be assured that help is on the way, that many organizations are mobilizing and working together to support the government and our fellow Filipinos,” Business tycoon Ang said.
SMC has also doubled more than its initial commitment to donate 500,000 kilograms of rice to communities affected by the Luzon-wide quarantine. Distribution of these rice will be in cooperation with both government and non-government organizations.
On the other hand, Ginebra San Miguel Inc. completed maintenance of its facilities across the country, which will allow the company to produce 100,000 liters of rubbing alcohol per day.

As of April 4, SMC has donated 518,340 liters of rubbing alcohol to hospitals, and to the Department of Health (DOH), Local Government Units (LGUs), and Philippine National Police (PNP).
San Miguel Corp. also started to implement its commitment to provide ₱500 million worth of personal protective equipment (PPEs) for medical front-liners in different hospitals all over Luzon.
The country’s largest corporation has also partnered with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to coordinate with local suppliers while maintaining sourcing through its network of global suppliers.
Ang announced once again that SMC efforts would continue throughout the governments’ effort to solve the pandemic crisis.

Ang and his family donated another ₱100 million to the “Project Ugnayan" initiative, which is a collaboration of business corporations and non-government oragnizations (NGO) in cooperation with the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PRDF).
PRDF is the umbrella organization of the private sectors for disaster preparedness, relief, and recovery operations, to help poor families that were economically displaced by different calamaties hence, the ongoing Enhanced Community Quarantine in Metro Manila.

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