Grainger Donates Face Coverings to Chicago StudentsSeptember 22, 2020
W.W. Grainger Inc. has donated 1.7 million face coverings to Children First Fund (CFF).
The Chicago-based nonprofit will distribute the masks to teachers, staff, and students in Chicago Public Schools. Grainger’s donation includes 1.2 million cloth reusable face coverings and 500,000 disposable face coverings.
“As a company founded and headquartered in the Chicago area, we think it’s critical to help our neighbors stop the spread of COVID-19,” said DG Macpherson, Grainger CEO. “Our access to supplies like face coverings puts us in a unique position during this global emergency to help support the work, education, and wellbeing of the residents in our communities during these challenging times.”
W.W. Grainger Inc. is a broad-line supplier of maintenance, repair, and operating products serving businesses and institutions in North America. It has an expanding presence in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. For more information, visit www.grainger.com.