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SM Store’s Successful Shop & Share for Women Campaign Turns Over 5,000 Menstrual Hygiene Kits to Young Women Across the Philippines

March 22, 2024


MANILA, Philippines. SM Store proudly shares the successful conclusion of its Shop & Share for Women campaign, a meaningful initiative launched in celebration of International Women’s Month. The campaign aims to empower young girls to comfortably navigate their journey to womanhood and manage their menstrual health. This advocacy program garnered overwhelming support from loyal shoppers, generating the donation of 5,000 menstrual hygiene kits to various NGO partners nationwide.

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Turnover of hygiene kits from SM Store Shop&Share for Women to Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP) National Headquarters. From left, Mrs. Jade Reyes, Program Director of GSP, Mr. Aries Pineda, Sr. Manager of SM Store CSR & Publicity together with GSP National President, Dr. Cristina Lim-Yuson and Mrs. Roselyn B. Davadilla, National Executive Director of GSP

Shop&Share for Women Turnover in GSP Visayas and Mindanao

On March 12, 2024, 500 kits were distributed to the Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP) National Headquarters in Ermita, Manila, and an additional 500 kits were sent to an SM Foundation partner school in Tungkong Mangga Elementary School, City of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan. The succeeding turnover conducted last March 14, 2024 where the young women of Girl Scouts of the Philippines Visayas in Cebu City and Jugan Elementary School in Consolacion, Cebu, each received 1,000 curated hygiene kits. The final distribution happened last March 21, 2024, with 1,500 kits delivered to GSP Eastern Mindanao in Toril, Davao City, and another 500 kits to Talikala Davao, a United Nations (UN) Women partner NGO in Mindanao.

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Students from SM Foundation Inc partner schools- Tungkong Mangga Elementary School (San Jose Del Monte City, Bulacan) and Jugan Elementary School in Consolacion, Cebu posed with a finger heart expressing a more comfortable and healthier future.

As International Women’s Month comes to a close, SM Store encourages everyone to continue supporting initiatives that empower women. From SM Store, Happy International Women’s Month to the amazing Filipinas.

About: SM Store is the Philippines’ largest department store chain with several branches nationwide. Since our first store opened in 1958, SM Store has been a long-time favorite one-stop-shop with the best product variety, shopping convenience, and value for money. We offer a great selection of menswear, womenswear, children’s wear, all kinds of beauty products, and things for the home. You can also find stationery, electronic gadgets, snacks, toys, hardware, and fun Philippine souvenirs here.

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