Through SM FOUNDATION, SM is donating over PHP170M towards the fight against COVID 19, surpassing its initial allocation of PHP100M to help ensure Healthcare workers in hospitals nationwide are armored with personal protective equipment, that testing is made more widely available, and to provide ICU-grade ventilators to help hospitals manage patients with severe cases.

Among the hospitals that received PPE donations as of March 27, 2020 are the following designated COVID Hospitals: University of the Philippines PGH, Lung Center of the Philippines and Jose N Rodriguez Memorial Hospital.

Major government hospitals are: Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) , National Kidney and Transplant Institute, San Lazaro Hospital, East Avenue Medical.Center, Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center, Philippine Heart Center, National Children’s Hospital and Rizal Medical Center.

Other hospitals include Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital, Chinese General Hospital, University of the East Ramon Magsaysay (UERM) Memorial Medical Center, Manila Doctors Hospital, University of Sto Tomas Hospital, Makati Medical Center, The Medical City, Ospital ng Muntinlupa and more.

Several shipments of PPEs are also on their way to provincial hospitals nationwide.