[In the news] Group gives free fast food to poor barangays under Luzon lockdown -CNN Philippines

While the government tries to contain the COVID-19 pandemic with a Luzon-wide quarantine, a group has volunteered to help provide free fast food meals to the most affected communities.

The people behind the Facebok page “Pakainin ang Buong Barangay” has partnered with Jollibee Corporation and Jollibee Foundation in a project seeking to feed residents of poor barangays who may be experiencing hunger under the lockdown.

“People have no jobs and are getting very hungry. We realize this is a drop in the bucket but we need to do something,” said Gary Ramirez, who led the initiative.

“We have come to an agreement with Jollibee Corporation and Jollibee Foundation to help out in our own little way. We agreed that Jollibee Foundation will match whatever meals we order for the barangays,” the group, with over 800 members, said in one of its posts.

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