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SM Supermalls ushers in the holiday season with “100 Days of Caring,” featuring 100 days of spreading love, thoughtfulness, and care.
SM pledged to donate to over 10,000 beneficiaries during the campaign’s virtual launch on September 16 over FB Live and WatchSM on YouTube. These beneficiaries include communities in need, hardworking SM employees, medical frontliners and dedicated delivery partners, among others.
SM North EDSA is giving 100 pairs of World Balance rubber shoes to seniors from Graces Home for the Elderly in Quezon City.
SM Megamall, The Podium, and SM Center Pasig chose delivery partners who will receive 100 raincoats and rain boots.
From SM Mall of Asia, 100 sets of care packages like face masks, face shields, Ensure milk, vitamins, supplements, and more will be handed over to senior citizens within the community.
SM Southmall chose SOS Children’s Villages. The children will receive story and educational books.
Metro Manila and Rizal malls chose several orphanages namely, Associacion De Damas Filipinas, Bahay Aruga, White Cross Orphanage, and The Little Children’s Home to receive 100 toys and essential goods each, specially prepared by SM City Manila, SM City San Lazaro, SM City Sta. Mesa, SM City Taytay, and SM Center Angono.
In North Luzon, 100 Aeta families from Zambales and Tarlac will receive grocery packs from SM City Olongapo Downtown, SM City Olongapo Central, and SM City Tarlac. The fishermen in Pangasinan will receive fishing supplies from SM City Rosales, SM City Urdaneta Central, and SM Center Dagupan; and select tricycle and jeepney drivers in Bulacan will be given 100 pairs of shoes by SM City Marilao, SM City Baliwag, and SM Center Pulilan.
SM City Bacoor will give 100 braille books to the Deaf & Blind Foundation Philippines.
In the Visayas, SM City Cebu will distribute 100 toys to kids of Kythe Foundation, while SM City Iloilo will distribute 100 25-kg. sacks of rice to healthcare, and peace and order frontliners. SM City Puerto Princesa, on the other hand, will donate 100 grocery bags to displaced tourism personnel.
SM City Davao and SM Lanang Premier will be handing out 100 farming tools to local farmers, while SM City Butuan will be giving 100 Fiesta Food Packs to Por Cristo Foundation, Inc.
‘Gift’ for your mental health
Dr. Gia Sison, mental health advocate and co-founder of PH Leader Livestrong Foundation, gave a “Call to Share” talk during the virtual launch. Her talk centered on how to cope during this stressful time and still find hope in a better tomorrow.
While holding big gatherings is still prohibited, SM entertained guests with the performance of the 3 Divas – Rahda, Frenchie, and Bituin Escalante. They were joined by 100 artists, singers, and SM employees and stakeholders.
To view the event, go to WatchSM on YouTube.
For more information, visit www.smsupermalls.com and follow @smsupermalls on all social media accounts.
Editor’s Note: This article was provided by SM Supermalls.