GT Capital Covid-19 Relief Efforts

Physically distant, but generously close


The GT Capital Group of Companies continues to stand with all Filipinos facing the challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. Throughout the ECQ from 16 March to 01 June 2020, the Group supported its nearly 26,000 employees, while additional compensation and other valuable support have been extended to front-liners. All these amounted to approximately Php1.0 billion. Assistance was also provided to affected customers through grace periods for monthly amortizations, lease collections, and insurance premium payments, among other initiatives.

As of December 2020, the GT Capital Group of Companies has donated over Php300 million toward initiatives that directly support the fight against Covid-19, surpassing its original commitment. These are managed by the Metrobank Foundation and the GT Foundation, including Php25.4 million worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) to 21 hospitals, Php61.0 million for seven molecular testing laboratories in partnership with Philippine Red Cross, the T3 consortium, and the Department of Health, Php100.0 million in food donations for marginalized families through the Philippine Disaster Relief Foundation (PDRF), and Php15.0 million in antibody rapid test kits from Project ARK of the Office of the Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and the University of the Philippines developed RT-PCR Test Kits in partnership with Manila HealthTek, Inc.

Personal Protective Equipment

PPE for AFP and PNP

Php4.3 Million for Police and Military
109,200 pairs of gloves, 10,000 N95 masks; 2,000 sets of PPEs for V. Luna, Veterans, and PNP General Hospitals

PPE for 21 Hospitals

Php25.4 M worth or 20,000 sets (hazmat, face shields, N95 masks, gloves, and shoe covers) for 21 Hospitals in NCR, Cavite & Cagayan de Oro

Group Frontline Employees

PPE for 10,000 front-line employees from Manila Doctors Hospital, Metrobank, Toyota Motor Philippines, Federal Land, and AXA Philippines

Testing Laboratories and Kits

Red Cross Covid Test Lab

Php18 Million donation to the Philippine Red Cross for fully-equipped Covid-19 molecular laboratory that can do 1,000 covid tests daily

UP-NIH/Manila HealthTek

Php5 Million for 3,800 UP-National Institutes of Health/Manila HealthTek test kits distributed to identified testing centers and hospitals

Project ARK

Php15 Million approximate donations to Project ARK for pooled testing in Pasay and antibody rapid testing kits in identifed Mega Manila barangays

Alleviating Hunger

Php100M for Project Ugnayan

Metrobank Foundation provides Php100 Million to the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation for meals for 1 Million families nationwide

McDonalds Kindness Kitchen

Php2 Million for Ronald McDonald House Charities' hunger alleviation programs

Jollibee Group FoodAID

PhP 2 million to Jollibee Group Foundation for its FoodAID program to benefit underprivileged families affected by the ongoing health crisis

Nutrition Programs

DZRH Operation Tulong

Php1.336 million in food packs for Mandaluyong City families

PhilSTAR Tala Para sa Kapwa

Php3 million for essential goods to Covid-affected communities

Pilipinas Kontra Gutom

105,000 meals in cooperation with Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles and Ronald McDonald House Charities

GT Capital Purple Hearts Club

Feeding Program & Christmas Bags

Php220,000 for 270 families at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Bacoor, Cavite

National Teachers' Month

Php15,000 for bond paper reams for DepEd public school modules

Donations to Manila Doctors

120 kg of fresh fruits and vegetables worth Php28,800 to augment MDH employees’ nutritional needs

Toyota Motor Philippines

30 Vios Units to DOH

30 Vios units, worth over Php25 million total to the Department of Health hospitals, including Jose R. Reyes Memorial, San Lazaro, and San Lorenzo Ruiz...

Shuttle Services for Frontliners

10 connected and sanitized shuttle services for Philippine General Hospital; Free mobility services for front-liners of select Laguna and NCR hospitals

Free Bactaklenz for Service Clients

All Toyota dealerships provided free Bactaklenz cleaning and fumigation for their service clients during the strictest enhanced community quarantines

AXA Philippines

50,000 Masks and 1,400 PPE

Donations coursed through the Philippine National Red Cross

Translators for the Hearing Impaired

100 hearing-impaired families assisted by sign language interpreters and provided food packs from AXA

Other Equipment

20 Triage Tents and 19 Respirators

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