The supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided to healthcare workers to use while caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic is extremely limited and rapidly declining each day. In an effort to protect healthcare workers and their patients, we launched a community COVID-19 Face Mask & Shield Project. With the help of 230+ dedicated volunteers, we are prototyping, testing and producing PPE alternatives to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Over 5,000 requests for face masks and shields have been submitted by secondary healthcare workers. But with an newly emerging need on the front lines, the demand for face protection is growing! During the 2020 Giving Challenge, YOU can #BeTheOne to support our local healthcare heroes. Your gift up to $100 will be matched 1:1, doubling its impact on the doctors, nurses and healthcare staff who are risking their lives every day for the health and safety of our community. Together, we can get through this unprecedented time stronger than before. Join us!