New York Post: New England Patriots deliver 300K face masks to NYC for coronavirus relief

A tractor-trailer emblazoned with the New England NFL squad’s name rolled into enemy territory Friday on a mission of mercy, as it pulled up to the Javits Center to drop off a huge supply of N95 respirator masks that were purchased from China by the franchise’s owner.

WWLP: UMass Amherst to provide western Massachusetts health care workers with PPE

In an effort to support essential personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic, UMass Amherst has placed an initial order of 80,000 face shields to be distributed throughout the region

CBS Boston: B.A.A., John Hancock Donate 124 Boston Marathon Entry Bibs To Hospitals

As a gesture of gratitude for their lifesaving work, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) and principal sponsor John Hancock will contribute 124 Boston Marathon invitational entry bibs to those responding hospitals battling the COVID-19 pandemic, the Boston Resiliency Fund, and organizations on the front lines of the crisis.

WHDH: New Balance workers developing face masks for those on the front lines

“The global COVID-19 health crisis has called on individuals and organizations to bring their expertise and resources to solve new and extraordinary challenges. New Balance has engaged a portion of its skilled and innovative U.S. manufacturing workforce to develop face masks to address the significant demand for these supplies,” the spokeswoman said.

Boston: Off Their Plate started in Boston as a way to feed healthcare workers. Now it’s going national.

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted nearly every facet of our lives, but its effects have hit two industries particularly hard: healthcare and restaurants. Now, a grassroots organization founded in Boston is trying to provide relief to both spheres — and it’s already making an impact beyond Massachusetts.

Boston Herald: Somerville artists to make masks, hospital gowns for health care workers on front lines against coronavirus

Somerville artists are putting down their paintbrushes and canvases and repurposing their tools to manufacture surgical masks, hospital gowns, face shields and other much-needed medical gear for health care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

WHDH: Uber offering free meals and discounted rides for healthcare workers in 5 states, including Massachusetts

In an effort to help nurses and doctors who have been struggling with long hours and stressful shifts, Uber is making 25,000 free meal codes available in the five states, in addition to 20 percent off rides to and from healthcare facilities.

Harvard: Bright Horizons Partners With #FirstRespondersFirst to Support Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As part of its commitment to #FirstRespondersFirst, Bright Horizons is opening child care hubs, providing free high-quality, safe, and nurturing care for the children of first responders, enabling this workforce to have peace-of-mind to focus on their critical jobs.

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