The SM Foundation on Saturday, 04 April 2020 delivered its donation of Personal Protective Equipment supplies to Office of Civil Defense in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City for health workers battling against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
OCD received 5,000 PPE suits; 50,000 surgical masks; 878 alcohol gallons; 10,000 gloves; 10,000 shoe cover; 1,000 N95 masks as well as 10,000 raincoats from the foundation.
Donated supplies will be distributed to various hospitals within and outside Metro Manila.
The agency on March 26 to 28, 2020 distributed the PPE supplies it had procured to several hospitals in Metro Manila while on April 2, 2020, OCD delivered to COVID-19 referral hospitals the first tranche of DOH procured PPEs from China which arrived on the evening of March 31, 2020.
OCD was tasked to manage all donations to the national government through Administrative Order No. 27 signed on 31 March 2020.