SM employees across Philippines came out in full force to participate in Brigada Eskwela 2017, an event spearheaded by the Human Resource Department in the spirit of volunteerism under SM Cares that aimed at benefiting public elementary schools. The said activity was held in support of the Department of Education’s yearly classroom clean-up campaign, which ensures that school facilities are ready for the opening of classes.
SM City San Pablo employees headed by Senior HR Manager Jaymee Real Guinto partnered with San Pablo Central School to do classroom repainting and clean up. SM Security Force headed by CRS Manager Joselito Villanueva confirmed a total of 56 employee volunteered that day that helped cleaned up the classrooms.
SM City San Pablo Publicity Manager Niña Wong said that aside from the cleaning materials, she also confirmed that SM will be giving 15 first aid kits to all the section of Grade 3, to be turned over before the school year starts. San Pablo Central School Principal Michelle Dorado together with the head teachers received the certificate of donation last May 20th during the Brigada eskwela closing Ceremony held in Rizal hall.
San Pablo Central School has been producing graduates that are now working in SM, one of which is San Pablo City’s very own Mall Manager Gabriel Timothy Exconde.
For the past 3 years, SM Supermalls has been supporting in the physical upkeep of the schools around the Philippines, the activity is geared at improving classroom environment through community-initiated efforts.