The ABS-CBN compound in Quezon City lit up on Wednesday, April 22, to honor frontliners and fallen heroes in the ongoing war against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
For the first time, the Eugenio Lopez Jr. Communications Center was lit in red with a blue heart as the media giant's way of thanking health workers and other frontliners who continuously risk their lives as they battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tribute in light to frontliners The Eugenio Lopez Jr. Corporate Center is lit in red with a blue heart on Wednesday as a tribute to all frontliners and fallen heroes in the war against COVID-19. The light display is ABS-CBN's way of thanking the frontliners who are helping curb the spread of the disease by continuing to serve the people during the lockdown. Fernando G. Sepe Jr., ABS-CBN News #frontliners #abscbn
Since the start of the pandemic, ABS-CBN has launched a fundraising campaign, dubbed the "Pantawid ng Pag-ibig", in partnership with local government officials in Metro Manila and private companies to provide food and basic necessities to Filipinos greatly affected by the enhanced community quarantine.
The Lopez Group of Companies, to which ABS-CBN belongs, donated P100 million to jump-start the initiative.
As of Wednesday afternoon, April 22, the Philippines has logged 6,710 cases of COVID-19, including 693 recoveries and 446 deaths.