March 13 2017
GMA Network’s socio-civic arm, GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF), bagged a Silver Anvil Award in the Public Relations Tools category of the 52nd Anvil Awards held on March 10 in Makati City.
GMAKF’s 2015 annual report entitled, Empowering the Youth: The GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc. 2015 Annual Report, was recognized for “providing a comprehensive account of the Foundation’s milestones and life changing initiatives dedicated to the holistic welfare of Filipinos.”
The report highlighted how GMAKF remained committed to helping Filipinos get back on their feet, amidst numerous disasters that the country experienced in recent years, by ensuring a better future for the youth. In 2015, the Foundation successfully turned over 403 housing units to the victims of Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban while the Kapuso Village in Palo, Leyte was likewise inaugurated.
The Silver Anvil was received by GMAKF Founder and Ambassador Mel C. Tiangco together with GMAKF EVP and COO Rikki Escudero-Catibog and GMAKF Annual Report Designer Celso Divino.
The Anvil Awards, organized by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines, honors the most outstanding public relations programs, tools, and practitioners in the country.