EMB National Capital Region headed by its Regional Director Atty. Domingo M. Clemente, Jr. together with selected employees volunteered to prepare, repack and distribute Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits, alcohol and disinfection solutions to the three nearest hospitals to its office in East Avenue – Philippine Heart Center, Lung Center of the Philippines and East Avenue Medical Center – and the 17 LGUs in Metro Manila.
It was during the Lenten week that the idea of holding a fundraiser for our frontliners – healthworkers and solid waste managers – having secured the seed money, everyone able to give shared and committed whatever amount they can for this noble cause.
For the hospitals, each kit delivered contains: 5 sets of Tyvek suit, 2 boxes (100s) of nitrile gloves, 100 pcs. of face shields, 15 pairs of goggles, 10 boxes (50s) N88 masks, 4 gallons alcohol.
For the NCR LGUs, each kit given contains: 5 gallons alcohol, 10 liters of disinfectant bleach, 5 pcs. face shields, 2 boxes (100s) nitrile gloves, and 125 pcs washable face masks.
The said PPEs and disinfection solutions were bought from the funds raised by the management and employees of EMB NCR which aims to help our frontliners fight the COVID-19 pandemic.