We’re collecting funds to purchase KN95 particulate and 3ply masks to distribute to Central Valley essential workers – farmworkers, janitors, grocery store employees – on the front lines. They are often working outdoors in conditions of poor air quality – and are statistically most likely to be working alongside someone with COVID-19.
These vulnerable professionals are not likely to receive PPE from employers. Access to these masks will save lives.
Western Gravel & Roofing Supply, which has already donated over 30,000 of these life-saving masks, can sell us KN95 and 3ply masks at cost. These masks are crucial right now because of rapid spread COVID-19.
As we gather with friends and family this holiday season (safely, of course), please consider how your food got to your table – by the fortitude and dedication of California essential workers – and give thanks to them by donating to this fundraiser.
The livelihoods of these essential workers – grocery store employees, janitors, farmworkers, & more – depend on them showing up in person to do this demanding work even in the face of rapid rise in COVID-19 cases.
No matter how difficult its been working from home or sheltering in place, it does not compare to how brutal it has been for California farm workers. Covid 19 has devastated the farm worker community. The back breaking work in close proximity to each other and inadequate safety equipment has been a deadly combination. We need to assist with what we can. We can supply them with these lifesaving PPEs.
We all depend on them. Let’s join together and show our gratitude to these essential workers. Help us protect their health, because we count on them daily. Please donate what you can.
We are excited to launch our first in a series of three Covid-19 Educational PSA’s targeting the Latino community. This video series is a part of a larger effort, in conjuction with the United Against Covid19 Coalition and with financial support from the Patel Foundation, to address the need for Latino families to stay informed about best practices to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
As you may know, the Latino community has been disproportionately ravaged by the pandemic. The vulnerability of Latino communities to COVID-19 can arise from many factors, including differential exposure, susceptibility, and access to health care. Many Latino people work in frontline jobs in grocery stores, waste management, cleaning and sanitation services, and food delivery, putting them at constant exposure to people or materials that may be infected with COVID-19.
The series of Educational Covid 19 videos in Spanish will be used to disseminate information about COVID-19 through social media and traditional media platforms.
We all have a part in helping to promote fair access to health. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, we must work together to ensure that people have resources to maintain and manage their physical and mental health, including easy access to information, affordable testing, and medical and mental health care. We need programs and practices that fit the communities where racial and minority groups live, learn, work, play, and worship.
Please share this video message with your friends, family, and loved ones this holiday season.
Celebrate the holidays with the family you live with. Celebra las fiestas de Navidad con quien vives.
Coronavirus is impacting our communities. We can stop it. Help us get the word out that “We are safer at home.” La Coronavirus esta afectando la gente. Si, podemos pararla. Para que la gente saben que “En Casa Estamos Más Seguros.”
This video is a product of the United Against Covid Coalition, with support from the Ravi & Naina Patel Foundation. https://www.rnpfoundation.org Featuring the work of Daniel Gozalez, Printgonzalez and Dawn Valadez CB Smith-Dahl, TogetherPix
We wish you a very safe and joyful holiday season! We are forever grateful for you and your continued support.