Affiliates across the country donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to local hospitals and health care centers.

Keep Lee County Beautiful (KLCB) in Florida donated 5,000 latex gloves to the Lee Health Foundation to help protect local medical workers. Throughout the year, KLCB has latex and cotton gloves on hand for volunteers to use at events and decided to donate them to those who need them most right now.

“Our wonderful Board of Directors decided those gloves could better serve our community in other ways,” KLCB posted on its Facebook page.

With cleanups postponed until the fall, Keep Pearland Beautiful (KPB) in Texas donated over 1,000 gloves to Memorial Hermann-Pearland.

KPB wrote on Facebook, “Together, we’re working to keep Pearland beautiful where we can!”

In Nebraska, Keep Columbus Beautiful donated gowns and gloves, as well as batteries to the local health department for thermometers to screen employees as they enter the building and Keep Fremont Beautiful donated N95 masks, gloves, gowns, and plastic glasses to a local nursing home. New Mexico Clean & Beautiful said it’s providing the option for grant partners to donate their gloves to local health care workers or solid waste authorities. Keep Virginia Beautiful also donated 10 boxes of gloves to a local assisted living facility.

Additionally, Keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful in Georgia, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful in Ohio donated N95 masks for local health care workers, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful in Indiana donated masks and gloves, and Keep South Carolina Beautiful sent hand sanitizers to its local Emergency Management Division.

Published by
April 3, 2020

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