Good guy Brother Philippines continued its mission to promote cancer awareness by participating once more in the Relay for Life 2015 organized annually by the Philippine Cancer Society (PCS), a non-profit organization that advocates cancer prevention and control. This is the fourth consecutive year that the company became a part of Relay for Life to provide moral support to cancer patients and survivors while providing a venue for volunteerism among its employees and partners.
About two-hundred employees and partners of Brother Philippines led by company president Glenn P. Hocson, and Deputy General Manager for Sales and Marketing Masao Kasagi walked around the Relay for Life 2015 venue around the track oval of the Amoranto Stadium in Quezon City for this year’s Relay for Life.
“Our company’s participation in activities like the Relay for Life 2015 has been one of the reasons why our employee engagement is high. They are happy that Brother is supporting a very worthy cause – that of creating awareness for the fight against cancer,” said Brother Philippines president Glenn P. Hocson.
PCS Executive Director Dr. Rachel Rosario said that the support of Brother Philippines and other private and public entities is invaluable as it tells cancer patients and survivors and their families that they are not alone.
Since 2011, the Brother Group has been globally promoting participation in Relay for Life as part of social contribution activities involving employees that the Brother Group Global Charter encourages. The initiative is dubbed the “Golden Ring Project,” as different local offices of Brother that participates in Relay for Life in their respective countries form a ring around the globe.