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A legacy of devotion and support

The Shrine of Jesus – the Way, the Truth, and the Life Inspired by the quiet devotion to the Catholic faith of its founder and matriarch, Nanang Felicidad T. Sy, our programs support the restoration and building of Catholic churches, provide spiritual programs to SM employees, and care for church leaders and ministers through various … Continued

Sunshine Place: Where the golden years shine the brightest

SM Retail VP for Controllership Connie Cadelina shows her painting. Every sunrise is a new chapter in one’s life waiting to be written. Nestled amidst the vibrant, bustling city is the Sunshine Place, a senior recreation center in Jupiter St., Makati. For almost a decade now, it has stood as more than just a facility … Continued

Providing the best start for children through holistic healthcare

Dr. Kathlyn Marie Gizella Botin (left) of WVSUMC checks up on the daughter of Virgie SM Foundation, the social good arm of the SM group, has made it its mission to make targeted social investments in health care to help underserved Filipinos improve their well-being. For years, the foundation has upgraded over 170 health centers … Continued

Vital lifelines for low-income families

Roland Bariuan takes home free medicines after his medical check-up SM Foundation recognizes that medical missions hav become an increasingly vital source of support for low income communities. It has made its mission to travel from Luzon to Mindanao to provide free medical care and services to thousands of patients from various hard-pressed communities, including … Continued

KSK Farmer: ‘Nasa puso ko ang pagtatanim’

KSK-SAP Alumna Christina Pabor joins the SM Sunday Market at SM City Calamba. For many, farming is a way of life. They gain a profound sense of purpose when they cultivate the land, plant seeds, and harvest fruits and vegetables that will nourish not just their families but an entire community. Cristina Lumor-Pabro, a Kabalikat … Continued

An eager dreamer dares to explore new horizons

SM Foundation welcomed its first batch of scholars three decades ago. Since then, they have welcomed thousands of scholars, giving them the chance to go beyond possibilities—one of them is Junie Anne Mariano. Believing in the power of education, she took up Secondary Education at a university in Cauayan City, Isabela. But for her, it … Continued

SM group builds new school buildings in Laguna, Batangas

SM Foundation, Inc. (SMFI), SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SMPHI), and the Department of Education (DepEd) recently collaborated to construct two new school buildings in Laguna and Batangas. MOA signing for the two school buildings in Laguna and Batangas. Upon the completion of the joint initiative, two (2) two-story four-classroom school buildings will be donated to … Continued

Fostering a culture of achievement among youth

The Henry Sy Sr. Hall of UCPM aims to encourage medical students to foster collaborative research. The Henry Sy Foundation Inc. (HSFI) empowers the youth and fosters a culture of achievement and excellence by giving grants to educational institutions to drive Philippine Social Development. The Foundation’s projects are undertaken in partnership with the SM group … Continued

SM Foundation bolsters agri-enterprises with KSK Farmers’ Market

SM group’s corporate social responsibility arm, SM Foundation Inc. (SMFI) has innovated its social good programs to better serve its stakeholders, especially those in grassroots communities. One of the efforts launched by SMFI is the Kabalikat Sa Kabuhayan (KSK) Farmer’s Market Day, where KSK program alumni were given the opportunity to strengthen their learnings, market … Continued

SM Foundation extends helping hand to disaster-hit communities

Due to its location and geographic features, the Philippines is vulnerable to typhoons. In 2022 alone, about 10 typhoons have hit the country, causing significant damage to properties and forcing residents to leave their homes. Responding to the needs of Filipino communities, the SM group, through SM Foundation (SMFI), activated the Operation Tulong Express (OPTE) … Continued

Boosting health education

Pursuing its objective of driving Philippine social development by fostering the youth and the culture of excellence through education, the Henry Sy Foundation Inc. (HSFI) partnered with two leading universities in the Philippines–the Univesity of the Philippines (UP)–Manila and the University of Sto. Tomas (UST). Propelling research-based education In September, HSFI and the University of … Continued

SM Foundation receives awards, recognitions

Since its establishment in 1983, the SM Foundation Inc. (SMFI) has aimed to provide opportunities to underserved communities to help them, and their families lead improved lives. Almost four decades in, it continues to strive by accompanying its goals with effective communication strategies to spread social good and encourage various like-minded organizations across the Philippines … Continued

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