Starbucks strengthens commitment to hunger relief in PH

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By The Manila Times

As the company marks its 25th year in the Philippines, Starbucks strengthened its commitment to positively impact the well-being of all who connect with the coffee brand by supporting hunger relief in the market and expanding the reach of its partnerships with Grab, the Philippine FoodBank Foundation, and Gawad Kalinga to help local communities and children facing hunger.

In celebration of its commitment to building a more sustainable future in the market and in support of Starbucks global people positive ambition to enhance the well-being of 1 billion people by 2030, Michael Conway, group president, Starbucks International and Channel Development, and Noey Lopez, president and chief executive officer of Starbucks Philippines, announced that Starbucks Philippines would award a $25,000 grant to the Philippine FoodBank Foundation and another $25,000 grant to Gawad Kalinga. These grants would focus on expanding the ongoing Starbucks FoodShare and Gawad Kalinga’s Kusina ng Kalinga feeding programs.

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