PPE

Sodexo Donates $100,000 of PPE to South Florida Nonprofit

Donation will help Project Medishare deliver health care to Haitian community
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo announces its $100,000 donation of protective masks, gloves, face coverings, bodysuits and more to Project Medishare, a Miami-based nonprofit focused on the health care needs of Haitians.

Xylem Donates 300,000 Units of PPE to Essential Workers

Press Release

January 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Xylem, a leading global water technology company, has donated and delivered more than 300,000 pieces of PPE to frontline workers in 2020, working alongside its partners. The personal protective equipment went to healthcare facilities and to water utility operators working to keep essential services flowing in local communities.

Bayer Steps Up Its Commitments to Support Smallholder Farmers in Asia

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  • Through the expansion of the Better Life Farming Alliance to Bangladesh and Indonesia, Bayer and its partners will provide more smallholders with better access to innovative and sustainable agricultural solutions, and increased farm incomes.
     
  • In 2021, the “Better Farms, Better Lives” initiative will extend to China’s Hubei Province, providing 200,000 farmers in the region with immediate assistance in the form of crop protection inputs, market access and support for health and safety needs. Currently, the program is helping more than 1.5 million farmers in 17 countries sustain their livelihoods during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Press Release
  • Through the expansion of the Better Life Farming Alliance to Bangladesh and Indonesia, Bayer and its partners will provide more smallholders with better access to innovative and sustainable agricultural solutions, and increased farm incomes.
     
  • In 2021, the “Better Farms, Better Lives” initiative will extend to China’s Hubei Province, providing 200,000 farmers in the region with immediate assistance in the form of crop protection inputs, market access and support for health and safety needs. Currently, the program is helping more than 1.5 million farmers in 17 countries sustain their livelihoods during the Covid-19 pandemic.

General Motors Donates Face Masks and Flu Vaccines to California Communities

One million face masks distributed to new state testing lab, schools and homeless shelters will help support health and safety of Californians; GM to provide funding for 5,000 flu vaccines available to Californians in need
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One million face masks distributed to new state testing lab, schools and homeless shelters will help support health and safety of Californians

GM to provide funding for 5,000 flu vaccines available to Californians in need

PPE Allows Hospital Chaplain to Care for Patients, Doctors Alike

A Truist Cares* grant has helped a rural health system keep its doctors, its nurses, and even its hospital chaplains safe while they serve on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Blog

In Albany, Georgia, hospital chaplain Will Runyon remembers what it was like when they realized they had their first COVID-19 patient back in March 2020.

Hallmark Manufactures and Donates 10,000 Face Shields to State of Missouri

The shields will be provided free of charge to schools and healthcare facilities
Press Release

Kansas City, Mo., October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Hallmark Cards, Inc. manufactured and donated 10,000 face shields to the State of Missouri for distribution to healthcare organizations and schools.

“When we saw all the heroes who are working to care for others during this pandemic, we knew we wanted to help in some way,” said Smith Holland, president, Hallmark Global. “Hallmark has two manufacturing plants in the greater Kansas City area that make greeting cards and wrapping paper every day, so it was a no-brainer for us to step up and make face shields.”

Factories, Face Masks and the New Back To School

SCOTT LENNOX, Principle Scientist Chocolate PD, Research and Development
Blog

There are a lot of expressions for agreement in the workplace.

You can be “on board,” or “get behind” or “buy into” something. It’s good to be “on the same page,” or “coming from the same place,” with your colleagues. In my role in Research and Development with The Hershey Company, we like to “lean in,” to a lot of things.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Helps Shield 600,000 First Responders Across the Country

By: Lindsay LaSala, corporate and foundation communications manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
Blog

Back in April, I shared the story of how our manufacturing facility in Temecula, California had shifted its operations in the midst of COVID-19 to produce and coordinate the donation of 9,000 face shields to first responders in critical need areas across the U.S.

At the time, we were honored to play even a small role in the fight against COVID-19, but we also knew there was more work to be done. 

VIDEO | Mohawk Gives Update on Pandemic Project

Multimedia with summary

In April 2020, Mohawk's production switched from flooring to helping healthcare workers. Bart Hill, senior vice president, Mohawk Home, tells us how many medical gowns and face shields the company made before switching back to normal production.

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Sewing Mohawk's Support for Medical Workers

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As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, people and organizations everywhere are looking for ways to help however they can. As a manufacturer of carpets and rugs, Mohawk realized that we could put industrial sewing equipment to work to produce vitally needed medical gowns for healthcare providers.

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