The SM Foundation comes to the aid of the earthquake in Türkiye, Syria

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In solidarity with the countries affected by the earthquake, Turkey and Syria, SM Foundation Inc. (SMFI) sent aid through the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) on February 27, 2023.

Represented by Connie Angeles, Executive Director of SM Foundation Health and Medical Programs, SMFI handed over 200 gasoline-powered generators to the PRC to supply electricity to earthquake-stricken Turkey and Syria.

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Additionally, SM’s social arm also donated Php 5 million to help meet the needs of earthquake victims.

The aid comes after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit southeastern Turkey and northwestern Syria. The disaster was followed by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake, hitting southern Turkey, which caused additional casualties and damage.

To learn more about the SM Foundation’s social good programs, visit or follow its social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube): @SMFoundationInc.

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SMFI’s Connie Angeles (second from left) presents the donation to CRP President Dick Gordon (third from left). Joining the turnover are PRC Governor Ernesto Isla and PRC General Secretary Dr. Gwen Pang (first and fourth from left, respectively). Photo by PRC.

PRC volunteers are preparing to ship 200 units of gasoline generators donated by the SM Foundation to earthquake-hit Turkey and Syria. Photo by PRC.

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