Promoting Hygiene and Social Good

SM Foundation, Inc. (SMFI),  recently collaborated with Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (Philippines) Inc. through Kabisig ng Kalahi (KNK) president Victoria Wieneke, to donate about 13,000 hand soaps to help promote a safe and hygienic environment in its partner communities.

Representatives from SM Foundation and Philippine Navy prepare to load boxes of hand soaps

The distribution of hand soaps reached various beneficiaries, including the beneficiaries of the recent medical mission held at SM City Dasmariñas, health workers of Brgy. Canlalay Health Station in Biñan, Laguna, Office of the Chief Surgeon of the Philippine Navy, KSK-SAP farmers in Brgy. Inarawan, Antipolo, Rizal, and students and teachers Balatong Elementary School. 

Biñan City Health Officers, led by Dr. Mirabelle Benjamin (third from left), SMFI Health and Medical Programs Executive Director Connie Angeles (sixth from left),  SM Investments Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Senior Assistant Vice President Victor Chan (seventh from left), SM City Santa Rosa Assistant Mall Manager Jesella Garcia, and Group PR Manager South Luzon Catherine Antonio-Omarali (eighth and ninth from left) at the turnover of hand soaps in Brgy. Canlalay.

SMFI School Building Program Head Juris Umali-Soliman (left) and Health and Medical Programs Senior Manager Dr. Blesilla Bertos (right) spearhead the distribution of the hand soaps.
KSK-SAP farmer-trainees clean their hands after a day of farming in Brgy. Inarawan, Antipolo, Rizal.
Balatong Elementary School students in Bulacan smile after receiving hand soaps from SMFI and KNK.

Through this collab for social good, SMFI and its partners remain dedicated to caring for underserved Filipino communities.