Monday, April 23, 2018

Globe Announce Winners of HOPE in 40 Seconds Video Competition, Promotes Hotline 2919 to Battle Depression

Globe, in partnership with the Natasha Goulbourn Foundation, College of St. Benilde (CSB), and the National Center for Mental Health recently awarded the winners of “Hope in 40 Seconds”, a video animation competition among students and young adults aged 16-30 years old. 

This partnership, spanning 10 years of solid support, aims to increase the awareness on the importance of mental health, and to increase usage of HOPELINE 2919. 

The competition promotes the importance of mental health among Filipinos and boost awareness for Hopeline 2919. “Hope in 40 Seconds” wishes to convey to people undergoing depression and who may be exhibiting suicidal tendencies that they are not alone, that there are others who actually care and are willing to listen.

 The Top 5 finalists of the “Hope in 40 Seconds” competition are “Hope in your Hands,” by Nia Colinayo and Jade Velasquez; “Light Beyond Shadows” by Rex Lynnus Sueno, “Out of Reach,” by Maria Marquiala and Ralph Reyes; “Hope^4” by Aleks Elizabeth Dolor Isla; and “Black White Red,” by Ma. Isabella Parca.

Announcing the winners were Yoly Crisanto, Globe Senior Vice-President for Corporate Communications, and Natasha Goulbourn, President of Natasha Goulbourn Foundation. The awarding ceremony was held on April 18, 2018 at The Globe Tower in Bonifacio Global City.

Grand Winner: "Black, White, Red"

Watch "Black, White, Red" video here.

2nd Place: "Out of Reach"

Watch "Out of Reach" video here.

3rd Place: "Hope in Your Hands"

Watch "Hope in Your Hands" video here.

Punch in these numbers on your mobile phones, and help save a life:

2919 (Toll free for TM and GLOBE)
804-HOPE (4673)
0917558HOPE (4673)