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METLIFE FOUNDATION COMMITS $25 THOUSAND TO CHILDREN'S CANCER CENTER OF LEBANON IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

METLIFE FOUNDATION COMMITS $25 THOUSAND TO CHILDREN'S CANCER CENTER OF LEBANON (CCCL) IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

Lebanon, May 20, 2020

MetLife Foundation announced it is committing $25 thousand to Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL) in response to COVID-19. The grant funding from MetLife Foundation will support curing kids with cancer and cover their treatment costs.

CCCL has never stopped covering all treatment costs of around 300 patients fighting cancer, while reassuring them and their families safety and security. However, today, due to the lack of funds locally and being out of reach, also with the deficit in funds with the current situation, CCCL might not be able to treat the same number of patients given the actual funds and projections. 

Hence, we, at MetLife Foundation, join hands with CCCL to survive this pandemic phase; support the center to save lives and navigate our children’s life together.  

“Being next to our little ones, especially in the utmost needs, is our mission at MetLife Lebanon, and CCCL gives us the opportunity to extend a hand to navigate hope together with the children” said MetLife Lebanon General Manager Carl Tachdjian.

MetLife Foundation’s plan to continue organizing other donation funds for different organizations in Lebanon where they can make the biggest difference in helping people recover from the pandemic.

 

About MetLife Foundation

At MetLife Foundation, we believe financial health belongs to everyone. We bring together bold solutions, deep financial expertise and meaningful grants to build financial health for people and communities that are underserved and aspire for more. We partner with organizations around the world to create financial health solutions and build stronger communities, engaging MetLife employee volunteers to help drive impact. MetLife Foundation was created in 1976 to continue MetLife’s long tradition of corporate contributions and community involvement. Since its founding through the end of 2019, MetLife Foundation provided more than $860 million in grants and $85 million in program-related investments to make a positive impact in the communities where MetLife operates. To date, our financial health work has reached 9.9 million low-income individuals in 42 countries. To learn more about MetLife Foundation, visit www.metlife.org.

About MetLife

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (MetLife), is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 markets globally and holds leading positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.