HSBC, throughout the years, has always been active in its efforts to support the community, especially given the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The bank not only came up with relevant and timely programs to help ease the financial well-being of its customers through adhering to the government’s Bayanihan Heal as One Acts 1 & 2, but also has enabled its customers to help support communities and industries in need.
“HSBC has been helping build the nation for the past 145 years in the Philippines, and we continue to do so especially during these challenging times. Through our partnerships and credit card campaigns, we want to enable customers to support these initiatives with a cause – be it helping our medical community, making online education more accessible, or supporting local businesses and providing livelihood to millions of Filipinos,” shared Peter Faulhaber, HSBC Philippines Head of Wealth and Personal Banking.
“Together, we help the nation recover and fuel the engine for the local economy to thrive,” Peter added.
In April, HSBC provided its credit cardholders an opportunity to pay it forward and convert earned coffee rewards from HSBC’s “Fill Your Cup” promotion into a donation. This brought thousands of smiles and warmed the hearts of medical frontliners, gathering over 15,000 cups of coffee donations to 44 hospitals across Metro Manila.
HSBC also saw the need to focus on how to help prevent the spread of the virus and support those in need plus the medical community through the launch of the “Rewards Donation Drive.”
The “Rewards Donation Drive” campaign generated a total amount of P3.6 million in donations and provided 16,011 meals for impoverished families, through the ABS CBN Foundation Inc.’s Pantawid ng Pag-ibig & Isang Daang Isang Pamilya programs, and 7,638 meals and 3,395 hygiene kits for the homeless in partnership with AJ Kalinga Foundation, Inc.
In addition, HSBC helped to build a cluster of six Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in partnership with Rapid Deployment Hospitals (RAD) plus contributed to building of an Emergency Quarantine Facility in partnership with WTA Architecture and Design Studio.
After its successful program in providing coffee to our medical frontliners, now comes the opportunity for HSBC Credit Cardholders to provide learning tablets for children in need, every time they shop.
Every P5,000 (minimum single receipt) transaction at department stores, computer stores and bookstores, earns P100 towards buying a learning tablet, enabling children to meet their online learning requirements. To date, HSBC has already been able to accumulate approximately P700,000 in donation funds through this initiative.
Additionally, HSBC is also providing another channel for customers to make a donation.
Thru a partnership with Abenson, HSBC Credit Cardholders can purchase tablets for donation at a discounted rate plus 0 percent installment up to 12 months.