SM GROUP continues to carry out its Operation Tulong Express (OPTE), distributing about 15,000 Kalinga Packs to families affected by recent heavy rains caused by Typhoons Egay, Falcon, and the southwest monsoon.
With its recent activation, SMFI and SM Supermall distributed Kalinga Packs, consisting of essential goods in more areas in Bulacan. In Pampanga, over 1,300 beneficiaries received the said aid.
Continuing its efforts, there were about 360 beneficiaries, including members of the IP communities, in Zambales, and roughly 1,620 in various barangays in Laoag.
OPTE is a social good program of SM Foundation in collaboration with SM Supermalls and SM Markets. It aims to address the needs of communities during calamities and crises.