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Globe helped more than 16K families impacted by Typhoon Odette

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Globe has donated millions to support families and communities affected by Typhoon Odette.
Globe helped more than 16K families impacted by Typhoon Odette
Globe raised millions of funds to aid families and communities devastated by the calamity

Globe provided assistance through digital communications and health services

Together with Globe, TM, and GOMO customers, the telco giant was able to raise a total of PHP 36.7 million worth of donations, another PHP 2.9M worth of aid. All of these proceeds were used to aid families and communities affected by Typhoon Odette. 

To recall, Super Typhoon Odette was a powerful and catastrophic tropical cyclone that struck the Philippines in December 2021. Globe Chief Sustainability Officer and SVP Group Corporate Communications Officer Yoly Crisanto added,

We know that this is still a difficult time for our kababayans. Typhoon Odette hit the country last December, but its effects are still being felt to this day.  We want our customers to know that we are doing everything we can to serve and extend help to the affected communities.

Globe extended assistance to 5,094 families in communities across Palawan, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Camiguin, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Bohol, Cebu, Iloilo, Negros Occidental and Oriental, and Southern Leyte.

Apart from that, the company established over 130 Libreng Tawag and Libreng Charging sites across affected places. This makes communication between typhoon survivors and their loved ones possible.

Meanwhile, Globe's technical teams continue with restoration work to bring services back to normal in the remaining affected areas. 

The telco giant also worked with partner organizations such as the Ayala Foundation, GMA Kapuso Foundation, and Rise Against Hunger Philippines to offer relief and support for 11,777 families. 

Below are other assistance that Globe provided to Odette-stricken communities:

  • FREE and unlimited GoWifi services in select malls, airports, and government offices
  • Discounted promos and a free 1-month subscription to telehealth provider KonsultaMD for Globe and TM customers
  • Three days of free 5 GB connectivity for 107,000 Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi customers
  • 1-month free KonsultaMD subscription for 147,000 broadband customers
  • Reseeding of unused and expired load for Globe Business prepaid customers
  • Extended payment due dates for affected Globe Business, Globe At Home, Globe Platinum, and Globe Postpaid mobile customers, along with a Financial Care Program
  • Bill rebates for severely affected customers
  • Relief fund access to over 200 businesses
  • Priority access to customer hotline for around 86,000 Globe At Home Postpaid subscribers
  • After-sales fast lane access for Globe Business customers
  • Broadcast messaging service support for 83 typhoon-hit localities and MSMEs for one month via M360

Many fundraising campaigns through Globe Rewards and GCash still continue, with donation channels still open through the new GlobeOne app and #GCashGivesBack. Allegedly, PHP 32.4 million has been raised via GCash.

If you are interested, you can also click this link and then access the QR Codes of partner beneficiaries to donate. 

To learn more about Globe's initiatives and fundraising activities, you may visit its official website.
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