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Many scientists and researchers are eager to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, a disease that has, to date, affected millions of people worldwide. Unfortunately, there is currently no vaccine available to the general public. However, there are alternative remedies that people are turning to in order to prevent or cure COVID-19, such as convalescent plasma.
The world has been fighting COVID over six months now, and support for our projects has been stronger than ever! Whether it be through your donations to our PPE projects, your sharing our message and mission with friends and family, or your help in fighting the spread of COVID through social distancing and mask-donning, our ability to send much-needed PPE to people fending off the pandemic is thanks to you. As we’re near the half-year mark of the 2020 pandemic, we want to provide an update on what we’ve been up to! GoFundMe progress, Domestic DOnations, International Outreach
If you believe that you may have been exposed to COVID-19, you should get tested. But what’s the difference between antigen, antibody and other tests?
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!