Uniqlo Philippines pledged Php 10 million to SM Foundation, Inc. in order to provide relief to communities that are most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation was also used for the purchase of personal protective equipment of frontliners who are risking their lives in serving the medical needs of the nation amidst this corona crisis.
Uniqlo Philippines and SMFI has been collaborating and working together with partners in spreading social good in grassroots communities since 2012.
Cities and provinces which received the Kalinga packs through this social good collaboration include the National Capital Region (NCR), Baguio, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Pampanga, Palawan, Cebu, Leyte, Bacolod, Zamboanga City, Cagayan de Oro, and General Santos City.
Distribution of Kalinga packs in Brgy. Mayamot, Antipolo.
Distribution of Kalinga packs in Brgy. Lagao, General Santos City.
Last April, almost 200 members of the Foundation for These-abled Persons Inc. (FTI), a non-profit also received Kalinga packs to help them get through the enhanced community quarantine. The organization aims to promote employment and empowerment of persons with disability (PWDs). They have been partner of SMFI in producing furniture for its School Building Program.