Foundation cited for its support for churches


Mighty Corporation or Mighty Corp has received a commendation from the Roman Catholic prelate of La Union for giving top priority to apostolic work and Catholic education in its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs.

Bishop Rodolfo Beltran of San Fernando City said, “The parents of these students who were given scholarship are low-income farmers producing only for local consumption. You can imagine the positive impact this kind of support has for them.”

Though its CSR arm Wong Chu King Foundation (WCKF), Mighty Corp has donated to church projects and funded the education of poor students in Lagawe, Bontoc, including four seminarians. The foundation also renovated the Basilica Minore of Our Lady of Piat Church in Piat, Cagayan in 2012 and the Diocesan Shrine of Immaculate Conception in Naic, Cavite last year.

Tuguegarao City Auxiliary Bishop Ricardo Baccay sees WCKF’s work as “a step in the the direction  and said, “If WCKF is out to help schools, putting up libraries is the best form of help it can give.”

Tuguegarao City Archbishop Emeritus Diosdado Talamayan pointed out, “I have personally known Mrs. Nelia Wong Chu King, WCKF chariman of the board of trustees. She and her family are great devotees of Our Lady of Piat. They have erected a chapel in Malolos City, Bulacan, dedicated to Our Lady of Piat, which was blessed by many Bishops led by Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales in 2012.”

WCKF was founded in 1990 with the aim of perpetuating the memory of Wong Chu King, the family patriarch, a philanthropist known for his generosity to the poor. The foundation’s thrust include scholarship programs and raising funds for charitable causes and other programs that will help uplift the lives of the people in need.


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