NBC News: Landlord waives April rent for 200 tenants amid pandemic, wants everybody ‘healthy’

A New York City landlord is giving his 200 tenants one less thing to worry about amid the coronavirus pandemic as he waived rent for the month of April.

Restaurant Owner Says Paycheck Protection Program Will Help Pay Rent, ‘A Safety Net for Us’

Pix 11: Local companies team up to make protective gowns for hospital workers on COVID-19 front lines

Two companies are working together to provide surgical gowns for health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City.

Fox News: Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai donates ventilators to New York amid coronavirus pandemic

According to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Tsai and the Chinese government teamed up to donate 1,000 ventilators, which arrived in New York on Saturday.

Fox News: NYC artists design face masks for coronavirus first responders

Now, these two New York City designers have teamed up together to make masks during the coronavirus epidemic hitting the New York region.

Vox: Factories that used to make perfume, T-shirts, and cars are now making supplies to fight the coronavirus

Manufacturers, fashion designers, and 3D printing companies are making face masks, ventilators, and hand sanitizer.

Oswego County Today: Oswego County Resident Gives Back To Communities Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

He realized the need, the small impact he had already had and wanted to embrace his personal mantra of changing the world together.

Associated Press: Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms To Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

AMNY: Brooklyn Navy Yard companies producing PPE for medical workers applauded by mayor

Building 128 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard had its beginnings during World War II where naval vessels were constructed to fight the Japanese and Germans. They now fight a different battle, one invisible to most people, except for its casualties who are sick and dying throughout the nation from COVID-19.

The Black Wall Street Times: Black-Owned Luxury Wigs Company Donates Thousands of Masks and PPE Supplies to NYC Hospital

RPGSHOW, a leading provider of luxury wigs in partnership with sister company, MyFirstWig, is giving back to the community with a donation of vital PPE materials to various hospitals in NYC and other areas currently battling COVID-19.

Grub Street: We Used to Build Restaurants. Now We Collect PPE for Hospitals.

After the industry shutdown put their business on hold, they have found themselves using their connections and relations in the industry to collect much-needed personal protective gear from restaurants, hardware stores, and other businesses.

KTVZ: This librarian is using 3D printing to help protect health care workers in NYC

Now Madiha Choksi, a research technologist at the Columbia University Libraries, is a key member of a group of partners and volunteers that have made over 7,500 protective face shields to distribute to New York City-area hospitals.

New York Times: A ‘Wartime Factory’ in Brooklyn Is Fighting Coronavirus

The old Navy Yard’s manufacturers, including printers and distillers, have pivoted to making urgently needed face shields and hand sanitizer.

Eater New York: The Latest Craft Product From Brooklyn Distilleries: Artisanal Hand Sanitizer

A change in laws has enabled distilleries to produce hand sanitizers to meet the current shortage.

Cornell Chronicle: Cornell aids distillers in making hand sanitizer

Gerling is helping distilleries across New York get answers to questions, find sources for sanitizer ingredients, make supply chain connections, locate affordable packaging – and learn new processes and policies.

The Saratogian: Yankee Distillers releases first batch of hand sanitizer

Yankee Distillers – which typically produces whiskey, rum and vodka – has announced the release of its first batch of hand sanitizer.

The Columbian: Clark County volunteers make fabric face masks for medical pros, friends, family

That’s why millions of Americans who are handy with needle and thread, including many in Clark County, have been eagerly making fabric face masks — either for their own personal use, or to donate to hospitals and health care providers.

NBC New York: NY Med Students Do Their Part With PPE Drive — Sometimes From Unusual Places

A network of students is getting much-needed medical supplies to the people who need them.

New York Post: Upper East Side mom helps feed health workers on front lines of coronavirus fight

New York City’s restaurants may be hanging on by a thread, but they’re still feeding area health-care workers with the help of one Upper East Side mom.

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