The Unit and the fraternity always shines in the most difficult moments. This is demonstrated by great celebrities and companies that strive to supply and satisfy the demand of a society that is in suspense before the uncertainty that the COVID-19 leaves in its wake social, economic and health areas from the country.
Mango and Inditex, two of the largest empires in the textile sectorThey have displayed their solidarity and have put their work at the service of society. In these moments in which both companies have closed the activity of their shops, have not hesitated instead, to balance the balance in their factories carrying out great initiatives to help the current situation.
Mango will donate two million from masks to different hospitals in Spain to do their bit in the shortage of medical equipment. Contribute to the correct work of health personnel and supporting the heroic work it is carrying out is its main objective. The company Catalan, will distribute this material following the instructions of the Ministry of Health.
The Galician founded by Amancio OrtegaFor its part, it will also donate more than million face masks. To this concession adds 150 thousand screens protective face and almost five thousand disposable protective suits that will arrive, tomorrow Monday from China, to the warehouses of the textile firm. In this case it will also be the Ministry of Health the one in charge of selecting the destination of each material.
Two initiatives worthy of applause and ovation that do nothing other than ensure the health of their native country. Fraternity, union, help and support. Two great examples that, as it has been read in the posters that accompany the sanitary material of Inditex appearing in a viral photograph, “Although the oceans separate us, we are united by the same moon”
In addition, the Amancio Ortega Foundation has also made purchases worth € 63 million. Products he has purchased include 1,450 ventilators for intensive care units (ICUs), three million filter masks for use by healthcare personnel, one million virus detection kits and 450 hospital beds, in addition to other equipment for centers toilets. The first respirators and detection tests are already in Spain and the rest of the shipments are scheduled to arrive during the first half of April.
They are now joined by the gesture of Jimmy Lion. The firm will donate socks to doctors, nurses and health personnel who are at the foot of the canyon fighting against the virus. So, the sock brand will thank you, trying to smooth this battle.
Other companies have also wanted to contribute their grain of sand by sending a message of union in the face of this crisis. It is the case of Suarez, a family business that through a video shared on its social networks has not hesitated to show its support to all the employees who work in the company and who are already part of their large family.
In a similar line, Javier Simorra It has launched the “Anonymous Heroes” initiative on its website and social networks so that all the anonymous protagonists fighting against Covid-19 share their stories, and the importance of working together and united to end the pandemic is revealed.
Camper has announced that it is also joining the fight of all these companies against COvid-19. In their case, they are producing medical equipment in their workshops: “Our 3D printers are working at full capacity to produce the necessary components to manufacture face shields for medical personnel. In addition, we are waiting for the final authorization to start the production of special parts for respirators. “they explain. But in addition, they have donated shoes to hospitals in Mallorca, both for professionals and patients. And also: “We are exploring ways to leverage our supply chain and contacts in China to quickly acquire additional medical equipment and supplies.”
Adolfo Domínguez It is another of the Spanish firms that wants to contribute to the fight against Covid-19. The Galician company will participate, along with other Galician and Portuguese companies, in a project to manufacture 15,000 protection screens from disused wooden hangers. The recycling initiative was already underway and “it has been transformed to collaborate in the production of equipment against the spread of the coronavirus. Protection screens approved for use by health workers will be donated to the Galician Health Service (Sergas) and to social entities” , the company has explained in a statement.
The acclaimed fashion house Loewe It has been others that have wanted to contribute their grain of sand to the health crisis. To contribute to the creation of a better future for children in situations of social vulnerability affected by Covid-19, the company has collaborated with the Children’s Platform —An alliance of 67 social organizations that works to protect the rights of children and adolescents— in order to launch a series of educational programs this summer that will help reduce inequality and prevent school dropouts. For each product from the Paula’s Ibiza collection sold between May and August 2020 in physical stores and on loewe.com, you will allocate 40 euros to these educational projects, with an initial donation of 500,000 euros.
In addition to this, the company is going to donate 100,000 surgical masks to the Spanish Red Cross due to the lack of current material and has started to produce, in its manufacturing workshops Getafe, Non-surgical masks to be distributed to volunteer workers, Loewe employees, and their families.
The Tendam group It has also launched various solidarity initiatives to fight the pandemic. The Spanish conglomeration to which labels such as Cortefiel, Pedro del Hierro or Women’secret belong, has announced a donation of 1 million euros in clothing and also manages the arrival of medical supplies, worth more than another million euros.
In addition, it has started the # TodosSumamos-The thread that unites us, with which it makes garments produced by its brands available to healthcare institutions, providing them to healthcare professionals and those who are fighting on the front lines of battle and have moved out of their home.
H&M Spain It is one of the firms that continues to fight to curb the impact of the pandemic. The Spanish subsidiary of the Swedish conglomerate has announced through a statement the donation of more than 16,000 products, among which are t-shirts, blankets or socks, to Red Cross. A local action that joins the first delivery of medical supplies to Madrid hospitals that took place a few days ago.
The Spanish company Unequal It is another of the great ones involved in the fight with the coronavirus. After having distributed 200 backpacks as a gesture of support to patients who are hospitalized at Cotton House, Praktik Bakery and Praktik Vinoteca hotels, located in different parts of Barcelona, the firm has donated more than 9000 product samples to Hospital del Mar and the centers of the Parc Salut Mar (PSMAR) to thank health professionals for their work in the fight, specifically, 4500 T-shirts and 4500 backpacks.