Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plays a vital role in the company culture of AGI. The interests of the consumers, partners, stakeholders, employees, and the wider community are reflective on the social engagements of the individual companies of the conglomerate that altogether are committed to AGI’s ultimate goal of nation-building.
For over 20 years, Megaworld Foundation has been at the forefront in extending financial and other forms of assistance, especially in the sector of education. Megaworld chairman, Dr. Andrew Tan, has always believed in the development of the youth through education, in order for them to become the ideal leaders for the succeeding generations.
Run With Me charity race
Newport World Resorts (formerly Resorts World Manila) of Travellers gained another milestone event on the success of its 3rd annual Run With Me charity race held at the Mall of Asia grounds on August 26. The globally recognized charity event had 5,000 runners participate to raise funds for six partner beneficiaries of the premier lifestyle and entertainment destination. The 2018 event raised the largest amount so far of all the Run With Me events with P3.5 million donated to charities YESPinoy Foundation, HERO Foundation, Right Start Community Development, Inc., Empowering Brilliant Minds Foundation, ERDA Tech Foundation, and EPCALM Adult Leukemia Foundation, Inc
Ronald McDonald House Charities
McDonald’s Philippines charity of choice Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) has been a consistent partner for better change towards the improvement of the lives of the Filipino children. Its two local flagship programs, Ronald McDonald‘s Read to Learn and Bigay Tulong, have given tremendous contributions that support the children’s needs for education, shelter and happiness.
The Read To Learn program
The Read To Learn program has partnered with almost 10,000 schools, trained 27,046 educators in a span of 16 years. The program has also distributed more than 300,000 books that benefitted some 12,000,000 Filipino children
Ronald McDonald Bahay Bulilit Training Centers
This year, McDonald’s Philippines through RMHC opened 4 new Ronald McDonald Bahay Bulilit Training Centers in the southern part of the country, namely: Davao, Marawi, Cebu and Mandaue. These learn-andplay spaces welcome about 70 children per day that are assisted by accredited social workers and community volunteers from the City Social Welfare and Development (CSWD). Here children are taught basic skills in preparation for formal schooling. Children also develop social skills and sportsmanship as they play.
The Bahay Bulilit in Marawi is the biggest one in the country and the first that has a separate playground. To date, there are 32 Ronald McDonald Bahay Bulilit Training Centers across the nation.