Pizza Hut, Taco Bell Philippines Continue to Fight Hunger

Pizza Hut, Taco Bell Philippines Continue to Fight Hunger

by The Standard Lifestyle

From left: Frank Gonzalez, Pizza Hut District Manager-North and VisMin; Lorent Adrias, Taco Bell Senior Marketing Manager; Martin Bettelley, WFP Philippines Deputy Country Director; Teck Huack “TH” Lim, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell CEO; Erryl Ramos, Taco Bell vice president for Operations; and Jeanette Uy, Pizza Hut District Manager-South. (Photo by WFP/Faizza Tanggol)

Martin Bettelley, TH Lim, Erryl Ramos and Mayor Farhana Palawan of Poona Piagapo distribute loot bags filled with school supplies. (Photo by WFP/Mei Nebreja-Santos)

From left: Martin Bettelley and TH Lim distribute food as part of their commitment to fight hunger among Filipino children. (Photo by WFP/Faizza Tanggol)

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 8:05am

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Every day, fast food labels Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Philippines offer the public quick and filling meals to help us get through the day. But once a year, these restaurants under Yum! Brands Inc. provide nutritious food to schoolchildren in Mindanao in a bid to end world hunger. 

This year is no different, as the two popular fast food brands, together with the United Nations World Food Programme, recently visited conflict-affected communities in Lanao to observe the WFP’s ongoing feeding program for children. The school-based feeding program is part of Yum!'s annual World Hunger Relief campaign, which is touted as the world’s largest private sector hunger relief effort to raise awareness, volunteerism and funds to benefit WFP.

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