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Sofitel Manila employees raise Php100,000 for Philippine Red Cross Covid-19 Relief

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In photo: Sofitel Manila General Manager Olivier Larcher hands over cheque to PRC Secretary-General
Elizabeth Zavalla and Chairman Richard Gordon

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila and its employees continue the commitment to helping and working with the community as the country soldiers on amid the health crisis. On April 28, 2021, the hotel handed over a donation cheque of Php100,000 to the Philippine Red Cross to help further the organization’s humanitarian operations.

Sofitel Manila Events Director Cynthia Esteban, Talent and Culture Director Marivic Que, General Manager Olivier Larcher, PRC Secretary General Elizabeth Zavalla, Director for Fund Generation & Business Development Vanessa Lee Calixto

The amount was raised through the hotel employees’ virtual fund-raising initiative despite likewise experiencing struggles due to the pandemic. In addition,1,400 sets of linens were donated to aid isolation facilities. 

Sofitel Manila donates 1400 linens to Philippine Red Cross

Sofitel Manila General Manager Olivier Larcher, together with Director of Talent & Culture Marivic Que and Director of Events Cynthia Esteban, officially handed over the donations to Philippine Red Cross Secretary General Elizabeth Zavalla, Director for Fund Generation & Business Development Vanessa Lee Calixto, and Chairman Richard Gordon who joined virtually.

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila is proud to be of service to the community, most recently donating aid to the fire victims of Pasay City and its residents in evacuation facilities, as well as those in COVID-19 isolation, earlier this month. 

Pasay City donation – Sofitel Manila Rooms Director Rory Dee hands over donated linens for evacuation and isolation facilities

Proceeds were donated to sustain lunch packs for vaccination drive volunteers and provide clothes for families affected by a fire that hit a residential area. In addition, more than 700 assorted hotel linens were provided for isolation and evacuation facilities. Representatives from the Pasay City government led by Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano, together with Chief of Staff Atty. Peter Pardo and Protocol Officer Mr. Adrian Martinez, received the donations handed over by Sofitel Manila General Manager Olivier Larcher. 

Pasay City donation – in photo are Pasay City Protocol Officer Adrian Martinez, Chief of Staff Atty. Peter Pardo, Sofitel Manila Events Dir. Cynthia Esteban, Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano, and Sofitel Manila GM Olivier Larcher

“We hope these humble contributions could help our neighbors to recover during these trying times. As we go through tough challenges not only as an industry but as a nation, Sofitel Manila’s employees have been inspired by the Heartist spirit—one of our core values that aim to create heartfelt experiences. Together, we can create communities of support that could make a big difference even with the simplest of gestures,” shares Mr. Larcher.  

To know more about Sofitel Manila, please call (+632) 8-573-5555 or email

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