[Editor’s note: SM Foundation gave away rice and food essentials to drivers affected by the pandemic. Below is their story.]
SM Foundation distributed 24,000 Kalinga packs – each containing 5kg of rice and food essentials – to the jeepney, tricycle, and UV Express drivers across the country whose daily routes have been disrupted by COVID-19.
This effort is part of Operation Tulong Express (OPTE), a social good program of SM Foundation in collaboration with SM Supermalls and SM Markets to address the needs of communities during calamities and crises. – Rappler.com