The United Arab Emirates and Get Us PPE successfully delivered over 275,000 pieces of PPE to over 100 facilities across the United States. It was a donation that took months of coordination at the highest levels. However, at the core of this donation was a simple gesture of goodwill, a team of dedicated volunteers, and a resilient spirit.
Determined to find a home for a generous donation of 300,000 pieces of PPE, the resourceful and tenacious staff and volunteers of Get Us PPE found an unlikely partner. Learn how Fender Guitar played an important part in getting PPE to those in need.
Get Us PPE is launching a grant program and curriculum-based cohort to make and distribute disposable gowns. Here’s how you can apply!
Get Us PPE has been able to donate over 5.5 million pieces of PPE free-of-charge and reach expanded audiences through our partners.
Now more than 150 riders strong, the Dames do Care crew deliver PPE on motorcycles all over the San Francisco Bay Area.
Get Us PPE is excited to announce the release of Heroes Need Masks, an anthology of comics honoring frontline workers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Masks are going to be part of our wardrobe for a while, so we might as well invest in masks that look and feel good. Here are some masks that do good, too:
By Deepika Katta In the absence of effective antiviral drugs or vaccines for COVID-19, it is essential to use masks and gloves in our everyday lives. Recently, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised everyone to also prioritize cleanliness, especially when it comes to hand hygiene. Yes, one of the best ways to prevent the spread of infections is still washing hands with soap and water for 20 seconds. But in certain communities, and for many frontline workers, handwashing facilities are unavailable. For example, in some indigenous communities in the United States, up to 40% of households do…
By Unnati Gupta and Deepthi Sathya Over the past few months, our country has witnessed movements sparked by racial injustices and health disparities within our society, which have pushed Americans to mobilize for social change through multiple channels. One organization used clothing as their channel for activism: SOUNDOFF Design. As a clothing company, their mission is to create a platform to represent a diverse community and give voice to individuals from various backgrounds. SOUNDOFF clothing collections represent a range of issues, from Black Lives Matter to Pride, which compose the fabric of American society. With powerful messages conveyed through graphics,…
Ian Charnas, the engineer and popular podcaster for makers, is mass-producing face shields and sharing his design while also raising money for Get Us PPE in his signature way.