Press Release 2008

  • Dole Food Company, Inc. Partners with U.S. State Department to Provide Scholarships in the Philippines

    WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California — December 2, 2008 — Dole Food Company, Inc. today announced that it will provide scholarships to students in the Philippines as part of a partnership with the U.S. State Department on the English Access Microscholarship Program. To commemorate its 40th anniversary, Dole Philippines is matching $40,000 provided by the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural […]
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  • Dolefil Donates Armchairs to Muslim School

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines — OCTOBER 10, 2008 — Under its “Chairs for Trees” program, Dolefil, a division of Dole Food Company in the Philippines, announced it donated 50 armchairs to Madrassatul Amirol Dikaya Al-Islamic, a school for the Muslim community located at Barangay Fatima in General Santos City on May 10, 2008. For a school temporarily sheltered in an unfinished […]
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  • Dole Food Company, Inc. Recognized by U.S. Secretary of State for Corporate Social Responsibility Programs in the Philippines

    WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California — September 5, 2008 — Dole Food Company, Inc. announced today its was chosen as a finalist for the U.S. Secretary of State’s prestigious 2008 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE.) Dole is one of eleven U.S. companies operating abroad chosen as finalists, selected from more than sixty nominations submitted by U.S. Ambassadors around the world. As an ACE […]
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  • Dole Philippines Announces Partnership to Distribute Wheelchairs in Rural Philippine Provinces

    WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California — February 8, 2008 — Dole announced today that Dolefil, a division of Dole Food Company in the Philippines, has partnered with the Wheelchair Foundation in committing to providing 280 wheelchairs to local community members. The beneficiaries of this program are from rural villages in the Philippine provinces of South Cotabato and Sarangani. Dolefil worked with municipal health […]
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