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CSR News! Jollibee Group Extends Food Aid to Affected Families in Albay

CSR News! Jollibee Group Extends Food Aid to Affected Families in Albay

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The Joy That Jollibee Brings. Families affected by the ongoing Mayon Volcano unrest got some respite from their worries and fears when they received Chickenjoy and Yumburger meals from the Jollibee Group. Photo credit: Rep. Salceda FB Page

ALBAY, Philippines. June 23, 2023 – On June 19 and 20, the Jollibee Group partnered with the Office of Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda in Bicol to provide 31,000 meals to communities affected by the Mayon Volcano’s ongoing unrest. Individuals and families taking temporary shelter in different evacuation sites received Chickenjoy and Yumburgers that were prepared by the store teams of Jollibee branches in Legazpi Rizal, Daraga, Tabaco, SM Legazpi, Ligao, Legazpi Imperial, Polangui, LCC Legazpi, and Ayala Mall.

According to local authorities, over 20,000 people have already left their homes and have been temporarily staying in 28 evacuation centers in the province. 

The Jollibee Group also donated congee packs good for 12,500 servings. This specially developed spice mix packs prepared with rice and water provide evacuees with warm meals.

“Our partners in government play an important role in our mobilization efforts. With their help, we can provide immediate and extensive response during times of emergencies and disasters,” said Jollibee Group Chief Public Affairs and Sustainability Officer Pepot Miñana. “And it is through these partnerships that we not only provide immediate access to food, but we also bring hope and joy to affected families.” 

Joy for All Ages. Senior citizens received their share of joy from the 31,000 meals provided by the Jollibee Group that were distributed by the teams and volunteers in Albay, Bicol. Photo credit: Rep. Salceda FB Page
Partnership in Spreading Joy. The office of Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salcedo was instrumental in quickly distributing the 31,000 meals to different evacuation centers in Albay last June 19 and 20, 2023. Photo credit: Rep. Salceda FB Page

About Jollibee Group

Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC, also known as Jollibee Group) is one of the fastest-growing restaurant companies in the world. Its mission is to serve great-tasting food and bring the joy of eating to everyone through its 16 brands with over 6,500 stores across 34 countries including the Philippines, United States, Canada, the People’s Republic of China, United Kingdom, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates, and Australia. 

The Jollibee Group has eight wholly owned brands (Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, Red Ribbon, Mang Inasal, Yonghe King, Hong Zhuang Yuan, Smashburger); four franchised brands (Burger King, Panda Express, and Yoshinoya in the Philippines, and Tim Ho Wan in certain territories in China); 80% ownership of The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf; 60% ownership in the SuperFoods Group that owns Highlands Coffee; and 51% ownership of Milksha, a popular Taiwanese bubble tea brand. 

The Jollibee Group, through its subsidiary Jollibee Worldwide Pte. Ltd. (JWPL) owns 90% participating interest in Titan Dining LP, a private equity fund that owns the Tim Ho Wan brand. The Jollibee Group has a joint venture with the THW Group to open and operate THW restaurants in Mainland China. It also has a business venture with award-winning Chef Rick Bayless for Tortazo, a Mexican fast-casual restaurant business in the United States.

The Jollibee Group has launched its global sustainability agenda dubbed Joy for Tomorrow, which aims to strengthen the company’s commitment to sustainable business practices. The agenda centers on the key pillars of Food, People, and Planet, and consists of 10 focus areas namely: food safety, food quality, nutrition & transparency, employee welfare, farmers livelihood, community support, good governance, packaging & recycling, waste reduction, and energy & water efficiency. Each focus area sets goals and initiatives that contribute and align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

The Jollibee Group was named the Philippines’ most admired company by the Asian Wall Street Journal for ten years. It was also honored as one of Asia’s Fab 50 Companies and among the World’s Best Employers and World’s Top Female-Friendly Companies by Forbes. The company is also a two-time recipient of Gallup’s Exceptional Workplace Award, making it the only Philippine-based company to receive the distinction. 

To learn more about Jollibee Group, visit www.jollibeegroup.com

Joy for All Ages. Senior citizens received their share of joy from the 31,000 meals provided by the Jollibee Group that were distributed by the teams and volunteers in Albay, Bicol. Photo credit: Rep. Salceda FB Page

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