Developing Communities


Our business operates in communities that depend on us as much as we rely on them. We sustain their health and wellness, livelihood and development.

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Del Monte Foundation Board led by Chairman Joselito D. Campos, Jr., Director Edgardo M. Cruz, Jr. and

Director Luis F. Alejandro


The Del Monte Pacific Group strives to improve the quality of life of communities where we operate. Del Monte Foods’ Corporate Giving Program supports local and national organizations that make a difference.


Del Monte Foundation, Inc. in the Philippines spearheads our corporate social responsibility in local communities by promoting social progress through the delivery of health and basic community services, livelihood programs, rural education, youth development, and environmental conservation.


The Foundation enables the Company to support over 100 communities in the provinces of Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental in Mindanao, southern Philippines. In FY23, the Foundation continued to mobilize resources and increase partnerships with      stakeholders


 Free Clinic, Mapua Balingoan (2)


Community Health and Wellness







With the resumption of the free medical and dental clinic, the Foundation conducted five missions which benefitted 1,540 patients in remote expansion areas in Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental and Talakag, Bukidnon.

  1. The Foundation’s Mobile Clinic provided about 30,700 consultations in 62 barangays it serves year-round, an increase versus the past 2 years’ average. The mobile clinic’s service includes free outpatient consultations and medicines.

  2. Two water system projects improved water access to residents of barangays in Gingoog City and Impasug-ong benefitting about 290 families.

  3. 312 families and 3 communities benefited with improved hygiene and sanitation through the Foundation’s toilet construction project in partnership with LGU’s and the Rotary Club which helped the communities attain zero open defecation status. The LGU provided sand,gravel and technical assistance while the Rotary Club helped raise funds for the additional resources needed for the project.

  4. The Foundation continued its Utanan sa Kabalayan (Vegetable Garden in Homes) program to ensure food supply and proper nourishment of extremely poor families. Vegetable seeds and fertilizers were distributed by the Foundation to about 560 families in 4 municipalities to start and grow vegetable gardens, supported by the Local Government Units and municipal agriculturists which implemented a monitoring mechanism to ensure seeds are planted and sustained.

  5. The Foundation conducted training for 130 health and nutrition volunteers in 5 municipalities and equipped 16 barangays in 7 municipalities with medical apparatus to improve service delivery.

  6. The Foundation also conducted educational sessions on such topics as First One Thousand Days of a Child, Teenage and Adolescent in Pregnancy, and Home Care Management. A total of 620 participants attended these learning sessions.

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     Water system installed in a community in Sumilao, Bukidnon


Livelihood Programs


















IMG_5005Baking Training

  1. The Foundation partnered with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to conduct six community-based skills trainings in Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon producing about 160 graduates comprising of women, out-of-school youth, unemployed heads of families and farmers. Training          included organic farming, food service, snack making, dressmaking, and      driving     .

  2. The Pugad Baboy (Backyard Swine Raising) project of the Foundation helped about 130 families in Sumilao and expanded to Impasug-ong through an additional Php960K grant from the De La Salle University Science Foundation under its Tulong Lasalyano program. To date this project has assisted about 205 families to rise above extreme poverty.

  3. Around 80 Indigenous People families have participated in the Citronella Growing Project initiated by the Foundation in Talakag, Bukidnon. This multipartite project with the Local Government Units, local communities and local highland farmers association maximizes the IPs idle non-arable land and provides additional income for the families. Citronella was planted in about 40,000 hills.      
                                                 Welding skills training
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                        The Foundation's vegetables garden in homes project

IMG_0573Del Monte Foundation scholars with DMPL CEO Joselito D. Campos, Jr. and Olivia M. Campos


Education, Scholarships and Youth Development



















Del Monte is committed to education and youth development. Through Del Monte Foundation grants, qualified children benefited from quality education from primary level to university studies through our academic, grants-in-aid, and sports scholarships.

  1. The Foundation supported 300 scholars in FY2023, 20 of which have become licensed professionals.Most were endorsed to DMPI HR as part of its pool of potential new talents.

  2. 34 elementary and high schools benefitted from the Foundation’s assistance during the re-opening of face-to-face classes. The assistance helped in making the classrooms and school facilities suitable for learning after 2 years of suspension.

  3. The Foundation also provided various learning materials for 22 day care centers to help stimulate early childhood learning and development as well as sets of kiddie tables and chairs.

  4. Seven values education sessions were conducted for 170 scholars. Aside from learning how to succeed in their studies and life, it also provided an opportunity for our scholars to get to know each other and their benefactor     

  5. Resumed the Share-a-Chair program and donated 600 chairs and 12 sets of teacher’s tables and chairs from upcycled plastic waste coming from the pineapple manufacturing plant in Bugo, Cagayan de Oro City and from the fresh fruits packaging facility in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon, which benefited 7 schools, including Camp 1 Elementary School whose classrooms burned down in 2022.

  6. The Foundation extended support for the resumption of LMC sports activities at the Plantation. It also supported the promotion of countryside sports via provision of sports equipment to 6 communities in Sumilao.P1010544             DMFI's Growing Great education program for schoolchildren
                Table-Chair                      Day care center constructed for an IP tribe in Bukidnon


Community Assistance


















  1. 1. Del Monte Foods, Inc. is committing $5 million over the next ten years to nourish the physical, mental and social-emotional wellbeing of youth and communities across the U.S. in support of the company's Growers of Good™ purpose to grow a healthier and more hopeful tomorrow by making nutritious foods more accessible to all.


    2. DMFI will team up with non-profit Alliance for a Healthier Generation(Healthier Generation) to reach 7.5 million students and their families through a signature "Nourishing Families by Nourishing Schools" program, to improve health equity and redefine total health and wellness in the United States through direct-to-family and direct-to-school support to increase food and nutrition access.


    3. Del Monte Foods and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation will work to ensure that 75% of students and families reached are from BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) populations.


    4. DMPI donated about US$440,000 to the Del Monte Foundation to fund their community medical and dental missions, livelihood and scholarship programs.


    5. Del Monte Philippines continued to support Rise Against Hunger’s food bank for its feeding program. The company provided about 1,000 cases of beverages nourishing about 6,000 individuals in various cities in Metro Manila.


    6. Through the Foundation, DMPI donated food products to over 1,150 non-governmental organizations, including about 60 medical facilities, and local government units to provide nutrition to over 230,000 people in indigent communities and medical facilities.

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    Del Monte Foundation team with Bella G. Quimpo, Executive Director