Giving Back

Cebu Pacific implements Juan Effect: sustainable travel on air and in Siargao

This October, Cebu Pacific (CEB) begins full implementation of Juan Effect, its 3-pronged sustainable travel and tourism program in support of environmental initiatives in the Philippines.

Heart Evangelista supports PAWS campaign for Asong Pinoy

Fashion icon and celebrity endorser Heart Evangelista has joined hands with the Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) to promote the adoption of the local dogs known as “asong Pinoy” or aspin.

MDC Greens: A new livelihood opportunity blooms for resettled families

The onslaught of typhoon Ondoy in 2009, as well as the rehabilitation of the Pasig River displaced thousands of informal settlers, and many of these families were brought to Southville 7, a resettlement site in Calauan, Laguna, under the administration of the National Housing Authority.

Sulu youth promote peace through “coffee time”

Is there a connection between coffee and peace?

Ayala Foundation promotes Art After Hours

Since 2010, Ayala Foundation’s Center of Excellence in Public Elementary Education (CENTEX) has been implementing an After Hours program for its students, as a way to promote the benefits of art in the continuing growth and development of students.

BPI & Philam Foundation’s join forces in BAYAN SAVES, a financial education advocacy for...

Elementary school kids will soon learn to save and invest more through a partnership between BPI Foundation and Philam Foundation.

Bank of the Philippine Islands celebrates anniversary by building Gawad Kalinga houses

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) held its first National Volunteer Day August 18 as part of its 167th anniversary celebration. More than 1,000 BPI volunteers painted and helped build houses in 10 different Gawad Kalinga (GK) communities across Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Shown here is BPI President and CEO Cezar P. Consing leading the activity in Gawad Kalinga DMCI CFC Parañaque Rotary Village, Asinan, Parañaque City.

Pacquiao supports boxing in Asia: Donates boxing ring and equipment to Malaysian boxers

Filipino world boxing champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao continues to make good on his mission to support boxing in Asia and has made a surprise move to bring his next ring fight to Malaysia.

Anne Curtis & UNICEF join hands with Cebu Pacific in nutrition initiative

Popular celebrity endorser Anne Curtis recently surprised Cebu Pacific Air passengers onboard a Cagayan de Oro to Manila flight when she personally joined the crew in collecting donations for the UNICEF Change for Good program.

SM Aura Premier is 1st mall with herb garden supporting local farmers and charity

SM Aura Premier has opened its Skypark Lawn to the first fresh herb garden in a mall and customers looking for the freshest produce are not the only beneficiaries – local farmers supervise the garden and a charity organization will receive the proceeds.
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Apl.de.Ap gives back through scholarships for creative Filipinos

Black Eyed Peas’ Apl.de.Ap is continuing his mission to give back to fellow Filipinos with a new scholarship program offered to creative students.

New Cebu health facility built by international cement company CEMEX

A new health center for residents in the City of Naga in Cebu has been built by CEMEX Holdings Philippines, manufacturer of eco-labeled cement brands in the Philippines.

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Parangal Dance Company showcases Philippines in Japan World Music and Dance...

California-based Parangal Dance Company will have their Asian debut as the Philippines' representative at the World Music and Dance Festival (WMDF) in Hakodate, Japan. The...