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SM, Through Its OPTE Program, Gives Relief Support To Typhoon Ulysses Victims

SM, Through Its OPTE Program, Gives Relief Support To Typhoon Ulysses Victims

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SM Supermalls and SM Foundation, through its Operation Tulong Express (OPTE) program provides immediate relief assistance to residents affected by Typhoon Ulysses in Cagayan and other affected areas.

Cagayan needs help. SM Foundation and Philippine National Red Cross launch a donation drive to help the victims of Typhoon Ulysses in Cagayan.

SM Center Tuguegarao Downtown donated two truckloads of bottled water which were received by Tuguegarao City Mayor Jefferson Soriano and Vice Mayor Bienvenido De Guzman. The donations were brought to Cathedral Gym and East Central Elementary School which served as evaucation centers for flood-stricken residents. Hot meals were also distributed to some 300 residents.

Relief for Cagayan. Tuguegarao City Mayor Jefferson Soriano and Vice Mayor Bienvenido De Guzman receive two truckloads of bottled water from SM Center Tuguegarao Downtown (left);
SM Foundation through Operation Tulong Express (OPTE) donates boxes of bottled water for the evacuees at Cathedral Gym evacuation center and at East Central Elementary School in Tuguegarao.

“At SM, we will continue to reach out to as many communities as we can and help them bounce back. We urge everyone to join us as we extend a helping hand to those who are greatly affected by this calamity,” said SM Supermalls President Steven Tan.

SM Employees prepare hot meals for the evacuees in Tuguegarao, Cagayan (left); SM Foundation and employees of SM Center Tuguegarao distribute 300 hot meals and bottled water to residents affected by Typhoon Ulysses in Cagayan.

This effort forms 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 crisis.

To those who wish to send help, SM through Philippine National Red Cross, is only accepting cash donation. No in kind donations will be accepted to help prevent spread of COVID-19.

Donations can be deposited to the following BDO account:
Account name: Philippine National Red Cross
Peso savings: 00-453-0190938
Dollar savings: 10-453-0039482
Swift code: BNORPHMM

For more updates and announcements, visit www.smsupermalls.com or its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@SMSupermalls).

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