Caltex, marketed by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), and Landers Superstore in Cebu recently donated goods to barangays in Cebu that are still reeling from the devastation of Super Typhoon Odette.
Cebu is one of five provinces in the Visayas where Odette left massive damage to crops, infrastructure, livelihood, houses and human lives. Residents endured months of limited electricity, food and water, made more difficult to access by the pandemic.
Caltex announced its Biyaheng Pagtulong promo earlier this year to support and help areas that were badly hit by Odette. In partnership with Landers Superstore, Caltex prepared a total of 1,009 relief packs for the affected families. The Philippine Army helped distribute the donations to residents of barangays Apas, Inayawan, Kibasang-an, Catarman and Hilontungan Island.
“Caltex will always be willing to extend help in times of disaster and support the recovery of those who are badly affected. Helping people overcome challenges in their journey is part of our corporate values in Caltex. We would also like to acknowledge Landers and the Philippine Army for helping us turn over these items to affected Cebuano families. We will continue to support communities, most especially those who are in need in any way we can,” said CPI Country Chairman Billy Liu.
Cebu is a vital market for Caltex as the company maintains a terminal in Lapu-Lapu City. Caltex helps communities in Cebu by regularly conducting initiatives such as school renovations, marine conservation and the Pantawid Pasada Program.