One of the Philippines largest conglomerates and the country’s biggest fast food company, Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC), and its foundation are pledging P30 million for the relief and rehabilitation efforts in various communities in the Central Philippines affected by super typhoon Yolanda.
According to the statement released by Jollibee, around 300 employee volunteers from its various business units have been mobilized to (–foul word(s) removed–)ist the Department of Social Welfare and Development in repacking relief goods tomorrow, November 14, 2013.
The biggest fast food chain in the country, Jollibee have already provided in-kind donations, such as 600 sacks of rice, ready to eat meals and other Jollibee products, to more than 20,000 survivors and volunteers.
The company headed by Tony Tan Caktiong has also partnered with Air21 and NMC Shipping Line to transport relief goods like canned goods, bottled water and instant noodles, among others to the thousands of victims caused by devastation brought by Typhoon Yolanda.
The JFC Group includes Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, Red Ribbon, Mang Inasal and Burger King Philippines. Jollibee Foods started with just 5 branches during the year 1978, but right now, Jollibee grew to a strong network of 801 stores in the Philippines, and 95 stores internationally. In total Jollibee has 896 stores worldwide as of November 2013 and continue counting.