PH Red Cross receives P500K donation from JCCIPI

Published February 23, 2022, 3:34 PM

by Dhel Nazario

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has received a monetary donation from the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Philippines Inc. (JCCIPI) that seeks to support the relief and recovery efforts for the families affected by Typhoon Odette.

(Photo from Philippine Red Cross / MANILA BULLETIN)

PRC received the donation amounting to P570,400 on Feb. 21 The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) is a network of comprehensive local economic organizations made up of the representatives of some 1.25 million member businesses nationwide, embracing everything from large and medium-sized corporations down to small firms and sole proprietors.

JCCI’s goal is to encourage the full flowering of individual inspiration by helping member companies, their employees, and their respective communities ceaselessly foster bold innovations, making the most of their unique qualities.

A turnover ceremony was held at the PRC National Headquarters and was attended by PRC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sen. Dick Gordon, Mitsubishi Corporation Manila Branch President Mr. Keiichi Matsunaga, Cavite Export Zone Investors Association Mr. Nobuo Fujii, and JCCI Sec. General Mr. Tomohiro Koseki.

“I would like to thank JCCIPI for this generous donation in helping the Filipinos affected by Super Typhoon Odette. Thank you also for choosing the Philippine Red Cross as your partner of choice and becoming the bridge to alleviate the suffering and uplift the dignity of the affected families,” Gordon said.

“Rest assured that this donation will go a long way towards their recovery and will help those people get back on their feet,” he added.

Even two months after Typhoon Odette wreaked havoc in the Visayas and Mindanao region, PRC continues to assist affected families nonstop and in need of direct help through continuous water distribution, supplying hot meals, providing food and non-food items, plus undertaking shelter rebuilding.