MetLife Foundation Donates Half a million dollars to The Beirut Blast.
MetLife Foundation announced today pledged $500,000 to aid Lebanon to heal and repair from the Beirut port explosion.
“We were deeply saddened to see the devastation in Beirut, and we want to do everything feasible to help the people of Lebanon,” said MetLife President and CEO Michel Khalaf.
“This monetary support from MetLife Foundation will present for critical needs and support put the country on the track to restoration.”
Throughout its heritage company Alico, MetLife has worked in Lebanon for more than 65 years and is the country’s leading life insurer.
At MetLife Foundation, we are dedicated to increasing opportunities for low and moderate-income people throughout the globe. We partner with nonprofit organizations and social enterprises to build financial health solutions and create more solid communities, while engaging MetLife employee volunteers to further drive impact.
MetLife Foundation was founded in 1976 to advance MetLife’s long tradition of corporate giving and community engagement.
From its establishing through the end of 2019, MetLife Foundation contributed more than $860 million in donations and $85 million in the program-related investments to create a positive influence in the cities where MetLife works.
Our business health work has moved more than 13.4 million low- and moderate-income people in 42 countries.
Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 businesses globally and holds leading stations in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.