Ford has delivered 120 million masks to at-risk communities, the auto firm introduced Wednesday.
Over the final eight months the corporate has donated masks to communities with restricted entry to PPE. In conjunction with the Ford Fund, the corporate’s philanthropic arm, they’ve offered masks to nonprofits, Ford sellers, faculties, state and native officers, and first responders in all 50 states.
“We’re so grateful for all of our philanthropic partners and the hundreds of Ford dealers nationwide who helped us in this incredible effort, but we’re not stopping there,” mentioned Mary Culler, President of the Ford Fund. “We are proud to be partnering with main organizations on a PSA to assist increase consciousness concerning the details concerning the Covid vaccine.
The new PSA showcases 11 leaders from high nonprofit organizations like NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson, Hispanic Federation President Frankie Miranda, and Walid Gammouh, Director of the Arab American and Chaldean Council. The PSA, referred to as #VaxWithFacts, goals to combat the unfold of vaccine misinformation in multicultural communities as a part of Ford’s ‘finish strong initiative’ within the battle towards COVID-19, the corporate mentioned Wednesday. The PSA is in each English and Spanish.
Since the pandemic started, Ford, in partnership with the United Auto Workers union, produced 22.5 million face shields, 50,000 ventilators, 32,000 respirators. The firm says it is usually donating up to 20,000 air filtration kits to underserved communities.