Students and faculty of Balanga Elementary School give a thumbs-up for the donation of books through SM Foundation, whose officials also graced the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new two-story building (inset). Gracing the ceremonies were School Principal Ameila T. Inieto; OIC, Schools Division Superintendent Carolina S, Violeta; Regional Operations Manager, North SM Supermalls Cesar P. Bondoc; VP-North, SM Supermalls Junias M. Eusebio; SM Supermalls VP Bien Mateo; SMFI Executive Director for Education Linda Atayde; and Balanga Mayor Francis Anthony S. Garcia.

Balanga City—­In time for the opening of school year 2019-2020, SM Prime through SM Foundation has turned over a fully furnished two-story, four-classroom school building to the Balanga Elementary School here.

This is SM Foundation’s 93rd school building donation since 2002 when it became a partner of the Department of Education’s Adopt-A-School Program.

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