Vicki Belo’s company to donate 1,000 meals a day to COVID-19 frontliners
Celebrity doctor Vicki Belo’s company, Belo Medical Group, will be handing out 1,000 meals a day to COVID-19 frontliners for the duration of the quarantine period.
She and her team began distributing the food yesterday, March 24, as seen in her Instagram post on the same day.
“The resilience, and dedication of our frontliners have inspired all of us to care for our community, and to value our commitment in helping others in various ways,” Belo said.
FEATURED STORIESView this post on Instagram
The resilience , and dedication of our frontliners have inspired all of us to care for our community , and to value our commitment in helping others in various ways . Starting today , we will be supplying 1000 healthy meals a day for our frontliners in 20+ hospitals and LGUs throughout the duration of the quarantine period . Special thanks to our partners @yaparazzievents , @cloud.eats , @hirayangkabataan , Salamat PH Healthcare Heroes, and @angkasph for making this possible . To our frontliners , Maraming #SalamatSaMalasakit .
She then added that her company will be supplying 1,000 meals daily to workers in over 20 hospitals and local government units throughout the enhanced community quarantine imposed on Luzon.
Her team has already reached out to institutions such as the Tondo Medical Center, San Lazaro Hospital and the University of Santo Tomas Hospital, as seen in the photos accompanying her post. For the duration of the quarantine, they will also be donating meals to various medical centers in San Juan, Manila, Pasig, Taguig, Makati and Quezon City.
Meanwhile, Belo’s husband, Dr. Hayden Kho, assisted their team in preparing the meals yesterday, as seen in his Instagram post. He also expressed his gratitude to TV host Tim Yap, Angkas, Cloud Eats, Hirayang Kabataan and Salamat PH Healthcare Heroes for joining the initiative.
View this post on Instagram
The whole @belobeauty team remains active in supporting our frontliners. Today we started the drive to send at least 1000 meals to 20+ different hospitals and LGUs. Our commitment is to keep sending healthy meals to all of them everyday until this whole quarantine period is over. It’s a tall task so I’m thankful for the support of @officialtimyap, @cloud.eats and its cooks, @angkasph and its drivers, @hirayangkabataan, and SalamatPH HealthCare Heroes for teaming up with us to make this mission possible. You guys are awesome. Day 1 done. X days to go! United, we stand! #FrontlinersPH #COVID19PH #SalamatSaMalasakit
Prior to preparing and handing out meals, Belo and her company donated their remaining stocks of personal protective equipment (PPE) sets to health workers combating the spread of COVID-19. /ra
Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.