65 Companies in America Doing Their Part to Fight the Coronavirus

Engineers and technicians set-up and test the machines that will be used to manufacture Level 1 face masks Monday, March 30, 2020 at the General Motors Warren, Michigan manufacturing facility. Production will begin next week and within two weeks ramp up to 50,000 masks per day, with the potential to …
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President Donald Trump continues to ask all companies in America to find ways to help the country fight the coronavirus.

From offering free meals and assistance to medical and health care workers to constructing masks, ventilators, and protective equipment, here are some of the top ways that America’s top businesses have answered the call.

President Trump has welcomed several CEOs to the White House to thank them for their efforts, and Breitbart News has been tracking some of the biggest contributions from America’s businesses.

Do you know of a business that belongs on the list? Let us know on Twitter @charliespiering or @BreitbartNews or in the comments section.

  1. Ford: Collaborating with 3M and GE Healthcare to increase the production of ventilators and personal protective equipment.
  2. Toyota: Utilizing several of the company’s North American facilities to manufacture face shields while collaborating with medical device companies to speed the manufacture of ventilators, respirators and other vital devices for hospitals.
  3. General Motors: Manufacturing respiratory masks and working with Ventec Life Systems to mass-produce ventilators at GM’s Kokomo, Indiana, manufacturing facility to ship as soon as next month.
  4. Fiat Chrysler: Manufacturing and donating more than one million protective face masks a month.
  5. Honeywell: Announcing a new manufacturing facility in Rhode Island, hiring 500 employees to produce N95 masks; Hiring another 500 workers for a manufacturing facility in Arizona.
  6. 3M: Doubling global output of N95 respirators to an annual rate of over 1.1 billion per year, or nearly 100 million per month. (Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act on April 2 allowing FEMA to acquire and keep medical masks from 3M in the United States.)
  7. MyPillow: Dedicating 75 percent of manufacturing capacity to produce up to 50,000 masks a day by Friday.
  8. Hanes: Retrofitting some facilities to produce medical masks.
  9. American Hotel & Lodging Association: Launched “Hotels for Hope,” an initiative aimed at connecting hotel properties with the health workers and first responders in need of temporary housing. The organization has identified 6,500 properties near healthcare facilities that are ready to help.
  10. Jockey International: Producing isolation gowns and donating scrubs to medical workers at the Javits Center in New York, 30,000 to 50,000 isolation gowns per week. 10,000 units of scrubs to the frontline doctors and nurses at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.
  11. Ralph Lauren: Working on the production of 250,000 masks and 25,000 isolation gowns with our U.S. manufacturing partners.
  12. Brooks Brothers: Working to produce 150,000 masks per day and gowns in New York, North Carolina, and Massachusetts factories
  13. Bauer: Repurposing factories to make face shields.
  14. Under Armour: Plans to manufacture 500,000 masks, 1,000 face shields, and thousands of hospital gowns.
  15. HP: Producing medical equipment parts with 3D printing.
  16. Facebook: Donating 720,000 masks with plans to find millions more to donate.
  17. Apple: Donating millions of N-95 masks to healthcare professionals.
  18. Microsoft: Donating $1 million to the COVID-19 Response Fund in Seattle.
  19. Amazon: Donating $1 million to the COVID-19 Response Fund in Seattle.
  20. Tesla: Purchased over 1,0000 ventilators from China and shipped them to the United States
  21. McDonald’s: Donating 400,00 masks to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency
  22. SpaceX: Making hand sanitizer and face shields to donate to local hospitals.
  23. Serta Simmons Bedding: Donating 10,000 mattresses to New York City hospitals
  24. Lockheed Martin: Donating use of corporate aircraft and vehicle fleet for medical supply delivery. Offering the use of facilities for crisis-related activities.
  25. Boeing: 3D printing for face shields in factories located in St. Louis, Missouri; El Segundo, California; Mesa, Arizona; Huntsville, Alabama, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Offering Dreamlifter aircraft to help coronavirus response efforts.
  26. United Technologies: Donating 90,000 pieces of personal protective equipment to FEMA; Beginning to manufacture face shields with 10,000 shields in the next four weeks
  27. Kraft Heinz: Donating $12 million in money and food
  28. Unilever: Distributed 200,000 masks to hospitals in New Jersey, donated over $8 million in products to food banks
  29. Coca-Cola: Donating plastic sheeting to a Georgia Tech team to produce up to 50,000 plastic surgical shields for Atlanta hospitals.
  30. Chick-fil-A: A Washington state Chick-fil-A restaurant donated 1,000 meals to hospital workers battling a coronavirus outbreak in the state.
  31. Pernod Ricard: Repurposing spirits production to help produce hand sanitizer.
  32. Anheuser-Busch: Producing hand sanitizer and offering facilities to the American Red Cross to host blood drives.
  33. Bacardi: Producing ethanol required to make hand sanitizer
  34. Titos Vodka: Preparing for the production on 24 tons of hand sanitizer.
  35. Bayer: A donation of 3 million tablets of the drug Resochin (chloroquine phosphate).”
  36. Teva: Donating 6 million tablets of hydroxychloroquine through wholesalers to hospitals by March 31, and more than 10 million within a month.”
  37. Johnson & Johnson: Partnering with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to commit more than $1 billion to co-fund vaccine research, development, and clinical testing.
  38. Proctor & Gamble: Boosting production of hand sanitizer, and working to produce face masks.
  39. Krispy Kreme: Every Monday, any doctor, nurse, or another healthcare employee with a valid ID can pick up an unlimited amount of glazed doughnuts from any drive-thru.
  40. Crocs: Donating up to 10,000 pairs of shoes a day to health care workers in need.
  41. Uber: Plans to give away over 300,000 meals to medical workers
  42. Starbucks: Free coffee to health care workers
  43. Chipotle: Offering 100,000 Free Burritos to healthcare workers
  44. New Balance: Committing to manufacturing masks in their U.S. locations; $2 million in grants to help support local, regional and global communities
  45. &Pizza: Present a valid medical staff ID and get a free pizza or get it delivered
  46. SweetGreen: Free salads for hospital workers + medical personnel
  47. KFC: Sending one million pieces of chicken to U.S. restaurants for goodwill efforts
  48. Wegmans: Donating $4 million to local food banks
  49. Medtronic: Increasing the production of ventilators, on track to double their capacity.
  50. UPS: Supporting FEMA, Project Airbridge, and other government agencies with supply chain and shipping services for respirators, test kits, and PPE across the U.S. and deploying protective equipment and test kits throughout the country.
  51. FedEx Express: Launching a special operation to help the federal government quickly move coronavirus test specimens from over 50 remote drive-thru testing centers across 12 states.
  52. McLane Global Logistics: Partnering with USDA to deliver food to children.
  53. Panera Bread: Partnering with USDA to serve meals to children throughout Ohio, with plans to expand the program across the country.
  54. Wawa: Free coffee for healthcare workers and first responders.
  55. Circle K: Free coffee, tea and Polar Pop Fountain for medical workers
  56. Harbor Freight Tools: Donated entire stock of nitrile gloves, along with hundreds of thousands of N95 masks and tens of thousands of face shields to local hospitals.
  57. Black Rifle Coffee Company: Donating a bag of coffee to medical personnel, first responders, and service members for every bag purchased by a customer.
  58. Vera Bradley: producing face masks and “wearables” for medical staff
  59. Mary Kay Cosmetics: Manufacturing and donating hand sanitizer
  60. Fruit of the Loom Inc: Committing to manufacturing masks
  61. Denver Mattress Company: Ramping up mask production; up to 3,000 to 5,000 masks per day.
  62. Sherwin-Williams Company: Donating personal protection equipment, N95 masks, and lab coats. Converting a production line to make hand sanitizer.
  63. Cerner: Making and donating face shields
  64. Beak & Skiff: Manufacturing hand sanitizer
  65. Origin USA: Manufacturing face masks with plans to produce 1,500-2,000 masks daily.

 

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