TikTok Vows To Donate $1M To PGH Medical Foundation To Help In COVID-19 fight

TikTok Vows To Donate $1M To PGH Medical Foundation

TIKTOK – Chinese video-sharing app TikTok vowed to donate $1 million to PGH Medical Foundation to help in the 2019 novel coronavirus fight.

People around the world are now isolated in their homes due to the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic. Governments and health officials are doing their best to stop the spread of the deadly virus.

Big companies like Jollibee, McDonald’s, Twitter, and Facebook have contributed to help fight COVID-19. Meanwhile, Filipino netizens took to social media platforms like TikTok to show their support and appreciation to frontliners.

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Based on a report from ABS-CBN News, TikTok decided to help the Filipino in its fight against the coronavirus. The popular video-sharing app vowed to donate 1 million dollars to the non-profit organization Philippine General Hospital Medical Foundation Inc. (PGHMFI). It is a major partner of the Philippine General Hospital.

The video-sharing app said the money will help the non-profit organization provide more personal protective equipment (PPE) and relief aid for the medical workers.

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According to the report, the president of PGHMFI, Dr. Telesforo Gana, expressed her gratitude to TikTok. He said the money will relly help them secure protective gears for their frontliners.

“Nothing’s as priceless as a community that comes together in times of crisis and does their part to battle against it. PGHMFI greatly appreciates the enormous support from TikTok, which will help us secure PPEs and essential supplies to the front line health care professionals of PGH…”

“This is truly a big help as the PGH continues to fulfill its role as a government-designated COVID-19 hospital. With coordinated efforts, we believe we can prevent a greater outbreak, save more lives and start healing,” he added.

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Based on the report, the global public policy director for the video-sharing site, Helena Lersch, praised the Pinoy’s resilience amid the coronavirus crisis. “TikTok could attest to the Filipino resilience. We have witnessed how the Filipino community managed to look out for each other and bring a smile or deliver a message of hope despite the gravity of the situation,” she said.

“We are grateful that TikTok has been part of Filipinos’ everyday lives. We hope that this donation will give our medical frontliners the best equipment and supplies that will lead to the healing of the Philippines. From the bottom of our hearts, maraming salamat Pinoy community, and salamat, frontliners!” she added.

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2 thoughts on “TikTok Vows To Donate $1M To PGH Medical Foundation To Help In COVID-19 fight”

  1. Tik Tok is one most popular social video sharing site does a wonderful job to donate funds for covered-19 and I think all the other big companies and source will take part in fundraising worldwide to win the war of corona virus its not just our self but for whole humanity.


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