Private equity billionaire Leon Black has pledged to deliver 300,000 care packages to healthcare workers fighting the coronavirus in NYC. Here’s how you can help.
- On Thursday, private equity billionaire Leon Black and poverty-focused nonprofit Robin Hood pledged a combined $20 million to deliver care packages to healthcare workers in New York City.
- According to a press release emailed to Business Insider, the pledge will cover the first 300,000 packages, which will include snacks and hand sanitizer.
- They’re asking for the public’s help with the mission: For every $30 donation made through Robin Hood, they pledged to create an additional care package.
- New York’s healthcare workers are enduring critical shortages of personal protective equipment, ventilators, and staff as they battle the worst coronavirus outbreak in the United States.
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Thousands of New York City healthcare workers working on the front lines of the worst pandemic outbreak in the US will soon be treated to care packages, courtesy of private equity billionaire Leon Black and poverty-focused nonprofit Robin Hood Relief Fund.
The effort, called NYC Healthcare Heroes, will initially be funded by two $10 million gifts from Black and Robin Hood, according to a statement emailed to Business Insider. Black and Robin Hood said in a press release that their gift could fund between 300,000 …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]