Petron Corporation, through Petron Foundation, took part in the country’s collective efforts to help health workers standing at the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19.
Petron announced that Petron Value Card (PVC) holders can now donate their points to fund personal protective equipment (PPE), masks, and relief packs for health workers from the Lung Center of the Philippines, Philippine General Hospital, Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital, and Sanitarium San Lazaro Hospital. These hospitals have been designated as COVID-19 referral hospitals by the Department of Health.
Petron has guaranteed an initial contribution of P1 million to support the PVC donation drive.
The Philippines’ largest oil refining company has also donated free fuel to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) LibrengSakay program. Frontliners can avail of free transport for the duration of Luzon’s month-long enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) through this program.
Petron also distributed pre-loaded PVCs to doctors, nurses and other hospital staff as a token of appreciation for their invaluable service and sacrifice.
Meanwhile, Petron president and CEO Ramon S. Ang stated, “these are challenging times but we will get through this together. We are tirelessly working and thinking of ways how we can make things easier for our fellow Filipinos, especially those at the frontlines.”
The company continues to work with government agencies and LGUs to extend much-needed assistance to Filipino workers and communities most affected by COVID-19. Petron has affirmed its commitment to ensure sufficient and stable fuel supply, while emphasizing that the health and safety of its people remain its top priority.
To donate, simply text DONATE<space>COVID19<space>16-DIGIT CARDNUMBER<space>AMOUNT and send it to 0917-567-1111 with no minimum amount required.