MetLife Foundation announced today a commitment of $500,000 to help Lebanon recover and rebuild from the Beirut port explosion.

“We were heartbroken to see the destruction in Beirut, and we want to do everything possible to help the people of Lebanon,” said MetLife President and CEO Michel Khalaf. “This financial support from MetLife Foundation will provide for immediate needs and help put the country on the path to recovery.”

Through its heritage company Alico, MetLife has operated in Lebanon for more than 65 years and is the country’s leading life insurer.

Source: AETOSWire