Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Thank You to the Dupont Volunteer Recognition Program

DuPont is an American chemical company that was founded in July 1802 as a gun powder mill by Éleuthère Irénée du Pont.  In 2014, DuPont was the world's fourth largest chemical company based on market capitalization. (1) 

Thru the 2014 DuPont Volunteer Recognition program, DuPont honored nearly 320 employees.  Established in 1998, the program recognizes employees or teams of employees who share their time and talents to improve the quality of life in their communities.  On behalf of each honoree or honoree team, US$1000 is awarded to the organization where the community service is performed. 

Cesar "CJ" Regino, the HR Direct Center Leader of DuPont Manila, nominated Tapulanga Foundation to the 2014 DuPont Volunteer Recognition program.

"CJ has been helping a little boy go to school in their home province of Negros Occidental for the past 3 years in partnership with an NGO called Tapulanga Foundation.  Through his contributions, the child is able to continue his studies.  Cesar also makes sure to send the family Christmas gifts, and they are constantly updated about his performance in school and his life at home. " - DuPont

CJ, with wife Ruchel, visited St. Francis of Assisi School of Silay City last January 5, 2015 to meet their scholar, Bredyn John, for the first time.  Bredyn is now in 1st grade. 

Last August 28, TF President, Dr. Jo-an Ledesma-Millonado attended the awarding cermony at DuPont Philippines Corporate Office in Pasig City, during the company's Core Value Day, and received the monetary donation. 

Dr. Jo-a Millonado with Mr. Azham Zahid, DuPont Corporate Communication Manager

Tapulanga Foundation is grateful to receive such a blessing and is honored to be recognized by such a prestigious company like DuPont, who promotes volunteerism among employees. 

1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wifi/DuPont

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