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Philippine Red Cross lauds Honda




HFI member of the Board of Trustees Susumu Mitsuishi poses for posterity following the recognition by the Philippine Red Cross.

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) recently awarded Honda Foundation Inc. (HFI) the Outstanding Humanitarian Award for Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) for its initiative and support for the organization’s efforts in in helping communities in times of calamities and amid the pandemic.

In May 2020, HFI donated 104 motorcycle units–52 red units each of TMX125 alpha and Wave 110 alpha–with insulated top boxes to PRC. These motorcycles will be used by PRC volunteers and staff in its 104 Chapters nationwide. The endowment also provides PRC with a fast and high-quality mode of transportation.

“We, at Honda, are one with the Philippine Red Cross in providing a helping hand to those in need. With our innovative mindset, we recognize the power of our motorcycles in helping this organization in all its much-needed humanitarian efforts,” said Susumu Mitsuishi, HFI Member of the Board of Trustees.

HFI is the arm of the Honda group of companies in the Philippines that oversees and manages its corporate social responsibility programs and activities, such as promoting road safety, protecting the environment, supporting the youth, and addressing local community needs.

“Honda has always been present in protecting the lives of Filipinos, especially during crises like the Taal Volcano eruption, the current Covid-19 pandemic, and even the series of typhoons. In 67 years of its trustworthy services, Honda Philippines, Incorporated has been supportive to the Philippine Red Cross for a decade now,” Mitsuishi said.