Shell Extends Aid to Help Frontliners to 'Flatten the Curve'
Pilipinas Shell throw in more help to the frontliners as the country enters its fourth week in the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ).
Pilipinas Shell has provided Free fuel to 10 district partner hospitals and three transport companies to aid in the transportation of front liners, the mobilization of ambulances, and other ongoing relief efforts.
Each district partner, along with the Bonifacio Global City Bus service, has been given PhP10,000 per week for the next two weeks.
Moreover, bus services such as Ube Express and Vallacar Transit’s Ceres buses have each been given PhP30,000 and PhP100,000 respectively for the same period.
Aside from that, Shell extended its Project Bayanihan its discount offering of PhP3.00 for gasoline and PhP2.00 for diesel at 151 gas stations in Luzon and Visayas for all health workers, police and military personnel, and logistics drivers at the forefront of the COVID-19 efforts.
Further, four of the company's retail sites in Bacolod have started offering free Vitamin C to all of its customers.
In Luzon, where the Enhanced community quarantine has been extended till April 30, food packs containing 500ml water bottles and biscuits are available for any front liner at all Select convenience stores located in Shell gas stations.
Various retailer partners have also stepped up to provide additional support by offering free coffee, face masks, and snacks at their stations. Shell has also tapped partner establishments at certain stations to deliver free food to hospitals in Manila.
"The health and safety of our people, our customers, and the community are most important to us, and we continue to monitor the situation closely so we can respond to the needs of our kababayans," said Pilipinas Shell CEO and Country Chairman Cesar Romero.
"As everyone plays their part in this fight against this pandemic, patuloy ninyong kasama ang Shell sa bawat biyahe ng buhay.”
Shells initiatives at its retail stations are part of the companys larger effort to help maintain the Philippines mobility, health and safety, and energy security.
For over 106 years, Shell has remained committed to be the countrys partner in nation-building, contributing its global expertise in today's extraordinary circumstances so that the nation is ready to progress again tomorrow.