Clinics Can Help and United Way of Palm Beach County Distributed $350,000 Worth of PPE

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Clinics Can Help and United Way of Palm Beach County

Distributed $350,000 Worth of PPE

West Palm Beach, Fl. – On Friday, January 22, 2021, Clinics Can Help and United Way of Palm Beach County joined together with dozens of volunteers for a personal protective equipment (PPE) giveaway. The donation went to 170 nonprofit agencies across Palm Beach County who will have access to the $350,000 worth of equipment to ensure safety for their staff while serving their clients. 

Americorps Volunteers with Clinics Can Help CEO Owen O’Neill (hat)

The equipment was purchased through a grant provided by the PBC Board of County Commissioners to United Way of Palm Beach County through CARES Act money, and has been received and housed at Clinics Can Help and The Port of Palm Beach.

“Our team is proud to be a partner in this project,” shared Clinics Can Help CEO Owen O’Neill. “Our mission is to provide medical equipment and supplies to every child and adult in need, so we see it as our responsibility to support our community in this way. We’re also very proud that United Way and the County has trusted us with such an important project.”

The giveaway took place on Friday, January 22nd at The Port of Palm Beach and nonprofit organizations registered in advance. PPE items that were donated include face masks and shields for children and adults, hand sanitizer in large and small bottles, gloves, thermometers, and sanitizing spray for surface cleaning and other items.

If you are interested in learning more, please contact Jennifer Martinez, JLM Communications, at (561) 301-4998 or Jennifer@JLMCommunications.net.

About Clinics Can Help (CCH): 

A vital resource in Palm Beach County and throughout southeast Florida for families in search of medical equipment such as hospital beds, wheelchairs, nebulizers and more, CCH provides access to critical equipment for thousands of children and adults who cannot afford it. The only organization of its kind in Florida and one of only four in the U.S. that provide a vast and diverse array of equipment, CCH makes a difference through a simple process of organized recycling. For more information, call 561-640-2995 or visit clinicscanhelp.org.