Lasallian organizations mobilized their members at the height of the COVID-19 global health pandemic to raise funds for the benefit of frontliners and other members of the community in need of aid. Students and alumni were able to raise over P1 million worth of cash and in-kind donations through their various activities.
The Visual and Performing Arts Production Unit (VPAPU) was one of the first to use their skills to produce hundreds of DIY face shields, and PPEs and hygiene supplies De La Salle University Medical Center – MICU, Bureau of Correction (Male Medium Security), MV Santiago Medical Center, Assumption Specialty Hospital and Medical Center, Leyte Provincial Hospital, Medical Center Imus, San Pedro Calungsod Medical Center, Heathserv Los Baños, Ospital ng Biñan, City of Imus Doctors Hospital, National Center for Mental Health, DSWD National Training School for Girls, General Emilio Aguinaldo Memorial Hospital, Lady of Pillar Medical Center, Pagamutan ng Dasmariñas, Laguna Holy Family Hospital, General Trias Doctors Hospital, Silang Specialist Center, Ospital ng Tondo, Antipolo City Health Center, and security guards of DLSU-D. There were also 25 mattresses donated to the San Lazaro Hospital. The organization was able to raise a total of P565,172 in cash donations.
For De La Salle University-Dasmariñas Chorale, their KanTahanan Live online concert series was able to collect P354,880 which went to hospitals and medical facilities for the benefit of health workers.
From the CBAA organizations, JPIA held a (DO)Nation: Together We Fight fundraising campaign from April 19- May 3. They were able to collect P27,642 for the benefit of hospital front liners and communities affected by the quarantine. The Junior Marketing Association also raised P5,450 from the Para Sa Bayan fund drive.
The Lasallian Pointes N’ Flexes also collected P52,295 for the Be the Juan drive to support residents of Tondo who are reeling from a scarcity of resources brought on by the enhanced community quarantine in Manila.
The Electronics Engineering Program Council also staged a virtual concert series entitled Hilom and raised P17,366.29 for medical frontliners.
La Salle Filipiniana Dance Company staged Project Hasik 3 while the DLSU-D Symphonic Band held the Abot Tunog fundraising drive for medical workers.
Animo La Salle!