SINGAPORE, June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — United Overseas Bank (UOB) Group Commercial Banking this week donated 800 meals to express its appreciation of and gratitude towards healthcare heroes working on the COVID-19 frontline at Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
(Second and third from left) Ms Rosalind Lee, Head of Enterprise Banking, Group Commercial Banking, UOB, and Mr Eric Lim, Head of Group Finance, UOB, distribute meals to healthcare heroes at Tan Tock Seng Hospital to fuel them on in their fight against COVID-19. Distributions Circuits Singapore General News Business Healthcare/Medical/Pharmaceutical
When making the delivery of today’s lunch of abalone, prawns, fish and vegetables, Ms Rosalind Lee, Head of Enterprise Banking, Group Commercial Banking, UOB, said, “Thanks to the care and tireless efforts of our healthcare workers over the past few months, we have seen the recovery of many COVID-19 patients. Even as Singapore continues to re-open cautiously, we recognise that the fight against COVID-19 is not over and that our healthcare heroes have and continue to work around the clock to keep us safe.
“We hope that through our contribution, we not only give our healthcare heroes a nourishing meal to fill their stomachs but also something to warm their hearts as we stand united with them in the fight against COVID-19.”
In addition to supporting the community, UOB Group Commercial Banking is helping its clients to overcome business challenges arising from COVID-19. Since April, it has extended more than S$4 billion in loans through government-assisted funding schemes to its mid-sized enterprise clients to help them manage their immediate liquidity challenges.
 In May 2020, UOB extended S$4 billion in loans under the government-assisted Temporary Bridging Loan Programme to help mid-sized enterprises in sectors which have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic including construction, consumer staples, retail and hospitality. Please refer to the news release for more information: https://www.uobgroup.com/web-resources/uobgroup/pdf/newsroom/2020/UOB-Temporary-Bridging-Loan-Programme.pdf.
About United Overseas Bank
United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. Since its incorporation in 1935, UOB has grown organically and through a series of strategic acquisitions. UOB is rated among the world’s top banks: Aa1 by Moody’s Investors Service and AA- by both S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings. In Asia, UOB operates through its head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as branches and representative offices across the region.
Over more than eight decades, generations of UOB employees have carried through the entrepreneurial spirit, the focus on long-term value creation and an unwavering commitment to do what is right for our customers and our colleagues.
We believe in being a responsible financial services provider and we are committed to making a difference in the lives of our stakeholders and in the communities in which we operate. Just as we are dedicated to helping our customers manage their finances wisely and to grow their businesses, UOB is steadfast in our support of social development, particularly in the areas of art, children and education.
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