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We’re excited to share some exciting news about an ongoing collaboration between a cartoonist, a printing company, a ramen shop, and us at DonatePPE.org. This motley crew is trying new approaches to inform the greater public about the persistent struggles of healthcare workers wrestling the COVID pandemic. The concerted efforts of unlikely partners in supporting these frontline warriors by combining their unique skills and services in the form of PPE Pals Postcards, included when you order Menya Hanabi.
We’re happy to report on another project, this time with the EMP Research and Manufacturing Institute involving 8 thousand N95 respirators which stemmed serendipitously from our collaboration with Norwex on their “A Million Masks. A Million Thank Yous” campaign. Over the last few days, we’ve been working with our distribution partners to ensure the remaining boxes of the 1 million
It’s been nearly 2 months since the United States has ground to a slow chug. By this time, many of us have adapted to a “new normal”, and for some, the worst has already arrived: Amidst the nation’s eagerness to resume business as usual, there persists a concern among the healthcare community – a second surge of COVID-19.
“Flexport has done a lot for our team since we first started. They’ve helped us out more than once when we got stuck. We couldn’t have done this without them,” says DonatePPE.org co-founder Deyu Kong. In just over a month, we’ve connected over 1,219,407 articles of protective equipment to healthcare workers across the US
Muppets Cartoonist Joins the Fight With New Interactive Coloring Project, Downloadable Original Artwork
Today, artist and comic writer Guy Gilchrist, known for his iconic illustrations of the Muppets, Tom & Jerry, Fraggle Rock and the Looney Tunes, joins DonatePPE.org in the fight against COVID, in a new interactive art project: in the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing Guy Gilchrist original drawings, including doodles that inspire laughter, comics that spark nostalgia, and coloring book pages that you can download for free from DonatePPE.org/doodles.
Join us in this art project and in supporting our healthcare frontline!
As parts of the country begin loosening safer-at-home restrictions, and state leaders debate the risks of reopening businesses, we encourage everyone to help protect themselves and each other, by maintaining social distancing, practicing hand hygiene, and by wearing a face covering when in public. Here is a list of our partners, donors, sponsors and friends who have been stitching, sewing, even laser-cutting masks that you can take advantage of yourself while helping support DonatePPE.org in our mission to equip our healthcare frontline!
Three pilots hailing from Chicago responded to the call for PPE by doing what pilots do best: kicking the tires and lighting the fires. Tony Benedetti, VP of the flying club Prestige Worldwide Aviation, LLC, has been using his wings to fly PPE to frontlines in hard-to-reach regions in the midwest.
We’re partnering with Norwegian cleaning supply company Norwex to distribute one million masks to frontline healthcare workers across the country and Canada.