InstaShield and United Way of Greater St. Louis distribute 100,000 face shields through unions and nonprofits across St. Louis
Since the company’s inception in March, InstaShield has donated 350,000 face shields to people in need, with a retail value of over $ 1 million. The company has pledged to donate one shield for every shield purchased on its website as part of its Million-Shield Challenge, up to a million.
The united way of Greater St. Louis is working with the following local organizations to distribute the 100,000 shields:
- 40 unions supporting workers in the EU St. Louis Parish
- Missouri Job centreproviding services to job seekers and businesses
- Community Lifeline from East St. Louis, a non-profit organization that aims to improve the lives of urban youth and families
- Covid-19 Regional Response Team, a group of 125+ local organizations working together to meet the social needs of St. Louis Residents during Covid-19
- EducationPlus, a nonprofit education agency serving 58 school districts in the United States St. Louis Subway area
Two men and a truck also provided time and resources to assist with the transportation and distribution of the face shields.
“The COVID-19 crisis has created a need in our community like we have never seen before and it is imperative that local nonprofits and key workers can safely continue their vital work on the frontlines,” he said Michelle Tucker, President and CEO of United Way of Greater St. Louis. “We are grateful to our partners InstaShield and Two Men and a Truck for this opportunity to empower local nonprofits and unions to adapt to the needs of our community.”
“We are grateful for the opportunity to work with United Way of Greater St. Louis Face protection for people who need it right now, “he said Dan Brown Jr., InstaShield CEO. “We built InstaShield to make a difference during COVID-19 and United Way is using its network of agencies to make it happen.”
InstaShield is a comfortable, affordable face shield that fits over the bill of a ball cap or visor. It’s available for $ 3.99 at InstaShieldUSA.com, and it can be easily cleaned and reused or recycled.
About United Way of Greater St. Louis
United Way of Greater St. Louis mobilizes the community with the aim of helping people live their best possible lives. Located in 16 counties in Missouri and IllinoisUnited Way helps the people in the region create a foundation for a good quality of life through basic needs, financial stability, education, health and strong communities. For more information, please call 314-421-0700 or www.HelpingPeople.org.
InstaShield LLC makes comfortable, affordable face shields for the masses. The company is headquartered in Chicago and manufactures its products in St. Louis. Please visit InstaShieldUSA.com for more information. Follow us on @InstashieldUSA.
Elizabeth Pasternock, InstaShield LLC
Erin Smith, United Route from Greater St, Louis
[email protected]314,539,4029 or 314,807,3361 (cell)
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