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Capital One Bridging the Nutrition Gap with Meal Donations

Date: September 4, 2020

Also published in Journal Online

The meals donated by Capital One in partnership with Rise Against Hunger

COVID-19 has magnified the existing gap of Filipino’s nutritional needs. According to the latest Fill the Nutrient Gap – Philippine Summary Report of the World Food Program, one-third of Philippine households couldn’t afford a diet that meets their nutritional needs.

Capital One associates together with the students of Alabang Elementary School during the Health Awareness Intervention for Nutrition (HAIN) Feeding Program last February

Capital One believes in empowering its associates, and creating long-lasting, positive impact in its partner communities to ensure that we are able to thrive as a community and as a nation. Capital One remains steadfast in investing for good to help alleviate the country’s pressing issues. That is why the company expanded its existing initiatives that aim to address the malnutrition gap with the following:

In addition to these nutrition initiatives, Capital One is partnering with local organizations to alleviate poverty and address education and local community issues.

Despite social distancing protocols and the inability to physically congregate together, Capital One has been actively liaising with Tuloy Foundation and SOS Children’s Villages to ensure that all programs continue.
Capital One knows that progress and making a meaningful impact to the nation starts within. Capital One values all its stakeholders, and continues to promote a healthy and safe environment among its associates and partner communities.

“We are driven to make an impact not only with our associates but also with the communities we serve. We want to encourage other partners and companies to do their part in helping the nation progress toward a better, healthier and stronger future,” shared Peter Hayden, Capital One Philippines General Manager.

The meals donated by Capital One in partnership with Rise Against Hunger
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