Suzuki PH and Sagip Kapamilya Work to Help Lawin-Affected Communities
Through Suzuki Foundation, Suzuki Philippines, handed over a cash donation to Sagip Kapamilya to aid the families affected by Typhoon Lawin that brought heavy destruction in Northern Luzon.
Norminio Mojica, Managing Director of Suzuki Philippines, Inc. and President of Suzuki Foundation enthused that their donation “is on top of the support we are giving to the Suzuki motorcycle owners. Whenever there’s a typhoon or calamity, we conduct the SHARE program and we give free service to the Suzuki motorcycle owners in those areas affected by typhoon or calamity.”
Suzuki’s SHARE Program or Suzuki Helps, Aids, and REbuilds is their response to all motorists affected by typhoons or calamities. This includes free check-up, tune-up, and oil filter to all Suzuki motorcycle owners.
Suzuki Philippines, Inc. President Hiroshi Suzuki (in the middle) accepts the certificate of appreciation from Sagip Kapamilya's Program Director Higino Dungo, Jr. (leftmost) Together with them is Suzuki Foundation President and Suzuki Philippines, Inc. Managing Director Norminio Mojica (rightmost).
Hiroshi Suzuki, President of Suzuki Philippines, Inc. believes that as a company, they have “the responsibility to help and donate to typhoon-affected families” as their way of giving back to the community.
Suzuki Philippines has been a partner of Sagip Kapamilya since the onslaught of Typhoon Yolanda back in 2013. Aside from financial assistance, the company also rendered its services for Sagip’s relief operations by lending their own Suzuki trucks.
“Regular donors talaga natin sila at everytime na merong major calamity o kahit nga minsan, hindi major, pupunta at pupunta sila rito para mag donate,” said Higino Dungo, Jr., the Program Director of Sagip Kapamilya. “Gustong-gusto nilang matulungan ang mga Kapamilya natin na naapektuhan ng mga calamities,” he added.
To date, Sagip Kapamilya has served more than 9,000 families affected by Typhoon Lawin in Northern Luzon.
Suzuki Philippines’ donation will be used for the rehabilitation projects of ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya’s emergency assistance program for Lawin affected areas.