"LOVE ‘EM DOWN” is one of the corporate social responsibilityinitiatives of SPAVI that aims to provide an additional environment forlearning and fun experience for people with special condition ordisability, at the same time, engage employees by involving them in acommunity-based activity where they can help create happy momentswith differently-abled individuals.
The program started in February 26, 2018 in partnership with Down Syndrome Association of the Philippines, Inc. Currently, there are 30 participants deployed in different company owned stores.
Love ‘em Down is open to Down Syndrome Association of the Philippines, Inc.(DSAPI)-members, preferably those belonging to the higher spectrum ofintellectual and emotional maturity, within the community of Shakey’s restaurants.It aims to elevate the awareness of the community about the capacities and skillsof people with Down Syndrome. Also, the program provides the venue whereparticipants can socialize and engage normally with Shakey’s employees andguests by performing targeted activities inside the stores.