GT Capital Donates Covid-19 Vaccines to the City of Makati
(14 October 2021. Makati City, Philippines.) GT Capital Holdings, Inc. (GT Capital/GTCAP), in partnership with Metrobank Foundation, Inc., donated 3,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to the City Government of Makati on September 30, 2021. In attendance were Makati City Mayor, Hon. Mar-Len Abigail S. Binay, GT Capital Vice Chairman and Federal Land, Inc. Chairman, Mr. Alfred V. Ty, Metrobank Foundation President, Mr. Aniceto M. Sobrepeña, Atty. Michael Arthur R. Camiña of Makati City, and GT Capital Head of Investor Relations, Mr. Jose B. Crisol, Jr.
“On behalf of the City Government of Makati, we would like to thank Federal Land and GT Capital for their donation of 3,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine. This is a collaborative effort between the private and public sectors for us to get back to normal. Vaccination is the key. Because of this donation, we were able to jumpstart the receiving of vaccine donations from other companies as well,” Hon. Mar-Len Abigail S. Binay said.
“We value our strong partnership with the City Government of Makati in our common goal to mitigate the effects of the Covid pandemic. Through this donation, we aim to contribute to the added safety and well being of Makatizens,” explained GT Capital Vice Chairman Alfred V. Ty. For his part, Mr. Aniceto M. Sobrepeña said, “The Metrobank Foundation remains committed to assisting local government units in their Covid vaccination programs. Through our joint initiatives, we hope to recover from this pandemic faster”.
GT Capital commenced its group-wide vaccination program in partnership with Manila Doctors Hospital, Zuellig Pharma Corp., and ActiveOne Health, Inc. on July 5, 2021 at Federal Land’s Le Pavillon in Pasay City, the Grand Hyatt in Bonifacio Global City, and Toyota Sta. Rosa, Laguna. GT Capital ordered Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines, which are intended for all employees of the GT Capital Group and their dependents.