SM Foundation gives aid to flood-stricken villages

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Volunteer employees from SM Savemore Market Apalit, SM City San Fernando Downtown and SM City Pampanga, as part of SM Foundation Inc.’s “Operation Tulong Express” (SMFI-OPTE), conducted a three-day relief operation to neighboring barangays which were affected by incessant rains last week.

Join force Mall Managers Liezl Carino and Lana Erroba at San Jose for relief operations.
Join force Mall Managers Liezl Carino and Lana Erroba at San Jose for relief operations.

Busy prepartion of packed goods at SMSF Downtown Supermarket.
Busy prepartion of packed goods at SMSF Downtown Supermarket.

Led by Building Administration Manager Bernadette Bautista, Mall Managers Lana Erroba and Liezl Carino, the employees distributed packed goods to flooded areas in the City of San Fernando such as barangay Sto. Rosario, Sta. Lucia, San Pedro and San Jose; Sto. Tomas, San Agustin in Guagua; Barangay Lagundi and Barangay Masamat in Mexico; Barangay Colgante, Sitio Batasan and Bagong Pag-asa Subdivision in Barangay San Vicente, Apalit.
SM Pampanga Mall Manager hands over packed goods in Sto.Tomas, Pampanga.
SM Pampanga Mall Manager hands over packed goods in Sto.Tomas, Pampanga.

For the three days of Operation Tulong Express, over 3,000 families affected by floods were given packed goods from SM Supermarket.
SM City San Fernando Downtown and Savemore Market Apalit Mall Manager Lana Erroba distributes packed goods in Sta. Lucia.
SM City San Fernando Downtown and Savemore Market Apalit Mall Manager Lana Erroba distributes packed goods in Sta. Lucia.

Efforts put, be it big or small, indeed, when put together make an overwhelming contribution especially when everyone has given their own little share to help others, according to SM officials.
Relief distribution in Brgy. Colgante in Apalit with Savemore Market Apalit Building Administration Manager Bernadette Bautista.
Relief distribution in Brgy. Colgante in Apalit with Savemore Market Apalit Building Administration Manager Bernadette Bautista.

A child receives packed goods from Savemore Market Apalit Bernadette Baustista for the Operation Tulong Express.
A child receives packed goods from Savemore Market Apalit Bernadette Baustista for the Operation Tulong Express.

Living by the motto “people helping people”, SM Foundation Inc., the socio-civic arm of the SM Group of Companies, havr launched the Operation Tulong Express, a relief operation campaign which distributes packed goods to barangays in the neighboring areas affected by flood.