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Scene City | Vis-Min hospitals receive PPEs from SM Foundation

by Marilyn Roque

In line with its commitment to be of service to the Filipinos, its hospitals and its government during the coronavirus pandemic, SM Foundation Inc. recently donated Personal Protective Equipment and medical supplies to hospitals in the Visayas and Mindanao areas.

These included PPEs, N95 and surgical masks, gloves, raincoats, goggles, as well as alcohol and hygiene kits, which are part of the P170 million SM Foundation allocated for this purpose.

In the Visayas area, these were donated to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City and the West Visayas State University Medical Center in IloIlo City; as well as fifteen other hospitals in Cebu, Iloilo, Bacolod City, Dumaguete City, Roxas City, Tacloban City, Ormoc City, and the province of Samar.

CEBU - Medical personnel from Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City receive the PPEs and medical supplies from SM Foundation, Inc.

In Mindanao, beneficiaries included the Southern Philippines Medical Center in Davao City and the Northern Mindanao Medical Center in Cagayan de Oro City; as well as the Amai Pakpak Hospital in Marawi City and Davao Regional Medical Center in Tagum City.

CAGAYAN DE ORO - Frontliners from Northern Mindanao Medical Center in Cagayan de Oro City thanks SM Foundation, Inc for their donation of PPEs and medical supplies to help fight the pandemic.

Other initiatives of the SM Group in response to the crisis are the waived rentals of all tenants of SM Supermalls nationwide, continued compensation of employees, and the extension of an Emergency Financial Assistance to its front liners, security guards and janitorial staff during the Enhanced Community Quarantine period donation.

DAVAO - Medical supplies and PPEs are donated to Southern Philippines Medical Center on April 8 and 14, 2020.
ILOILO - ICU-grade ventilator, PPEs, and medical supplies arrive at the West Visayas State University Medical Center in IloIlo City.