FWD Life Insurance Corporation
(“FWD Insurance”) celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities
for the second year, this time with a Paskong Pinoy-themed event at the University of the Philippines in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. Together with partners Special Olympics Philippines
and Humanity & Inclusion, FWD Insurance—through its Community Care program—marked the occasion with a fun-filled afternoon of all-time favorite Filipino traditional games, team cheers and chants, as well as exciting performances. FWD Insurance President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Grimes led the ceremonial Christmas tree lighting to champion solidarity, unity, and inclusion amongst communities.
“We’re delighted to celebrate this special occasion with our Community Care partners Special Olympics Philippines and Humanity & Inclusion for the second year,” FWD Insurance Vice President and Head of Marketing Roche Vandenberghe said. “As we continue to empower more people to live fulfilled lives, we will continue to shine a light on the talents and abilities of persons with disabilities, and advocate for their right to equally access opportunities in the community.”
Launched in 2018, FWD Community Care’s vision is to empower people to live fulfilled lives. FWD aims to improve quality of life for people with disabilities in Asia through various partnerships, promoting inclusion, rehabilitation, and occupational training to empower people with disabilities, their families, and their communities.