DONATIONS and pledges to ABS-CBN’s “Pantawid ng Pag-ibig” fundraising campaign reached P256,663,658 on March 23.

After the Lopez Group’s initial P100 million donation, individuals and groups from all over the world have been placing their trust in the network’s drive in partnership with private companies and local governments.

This includes the P100 million pledge of Project Ugnayan, a collaboration of 20 top business groups to raise funds in support of initiatives for the benefit of poor families. They are Aboitiz Group, ABS-CBN/ Lopez Group, Alliance Global, AY Foundation and RCBC, Ayala Corporation, Bench and Liwayway Group, Caritas Manila, Century Pacific, Concepcion Industrial Corporation, DMCI, ICTSI, Jollibee, Leonio Group, Metrobank/GT Capital, NutriAsia, PDRF, PLDT/Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, Puregold, San Miguel Corporation and SM/BDO.

Corporation, Puregold, San Miguel Corporation and SM/BDO.

The funds raised by ABS-CBN through “Pantawid ng Pag-ibig” will be used to purchase food and daily needs of families with family members who are unable to work or continue their livelihood because of the enhanced community quarantine.

Distribution of relief packages began on the first week of the quarantine, with Metro Manila mayors taking the lead in preparing and delivering relief packages to the families.

Those who would like to help may make a cash donation through ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc.-Sagip Kapamilya bank accounts: BPI peso account 3051-11-55-88, Metrobank peso account 636-3636-08808-1, BDO peso account 0039301-14199, PNB peso account 1263-7000-4128 and BDO dollar account 1039300-81622.