April 30 2020
GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF)’s ‘Labanan Natin ang COVID-19’ campaign, GMA
Network’s response efforts to help the nation battle the pandemic, has so far extended help to
medical frontliners in 35 public hospitals and 26,349 individuals in various poverty-stricken
Through the funds raised from the public and partners from the private sector, GMAKF
distributed 107,000 pairs of gloves, 23,996 pieces of surgical masks, 1,500 N95
masks, 4,600 face shields, 4,580 500-ml bottles of rubbing alcohol, 4,400 pieces of germicidal
soap, and 5,600 sets of personal protective equipment for public hospital workers.
In addition, 26,532 bottles of purified/mineral water, 15,062 packs of bread/snacks and 130
blankets and folding beds were provided as GMAKF expresses its gratitude for those who
tirelessly take care of COVID-19 patients.
The basic medical supplies were given to 35 public hospitals within Metro Manila as well as
in Cagayan, Benguet, Pampanga, Bulacan, Marinduque, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal, Samar, Leyte,
Lanao del Sur, and up to Sulu.
Also under the campaign is the ‘Operation Bayanihan: COVID-19’ to help Filipinos and their
families who have lost their sources of income due to the enhanced community quarantine.
As of April 28, fully loaded Kapuso grocery packs were given to 26,349 individuals from
communities with a large concentration of daily wage earners. The donations were successfully
packed and delivered to the beneficiaries with the help of the Philippine Army and Kapuso
angels. Aside from areas in Metro Manila, GMAKF was also able to reach some barangays in
Rizal, Bulacan, Laguna, and Cavite.
GMAKF continues to accept monetary donations as distributions are still on-going until May 26
for both efforts.
Visit GMAKF’s official website at www.gmanetwork.com/kapusofoundation/donate.
Donations may be sent to all Cebuana Lhuillier branches nationwide, and online by purchasing
GMA Kapuso Foundation vouchers on Shopee and Zalora. Metrobank credit card rewards points
may also be converted to GMAKF donations.