As the United States enters its fourth month of living with the coronavirus pandemic, companies are continuing to contribute to the effort to fight the virus.
From hotels offering free rooms for healthcare workers to auto factories making face masks, here are seven examples of companies that are chipping in to make a difference:
- Burberry: The maker of the $2,000 designer trench coat is producing hospital gowns and masks
- Crocs: The clog-maker donated up to 100,000 pairs of shoes for healthcare workers
- Uber: The ride-sharing company has offered 10 million free rides and food deliveries to those in needTito's Vodka: The company is making 24 tons of hand sanitizer to give away free
- Tito's Homemade Vodka: The company is making 24 tons of hand sanitizer to give away free
- Colgate-Palmolive: The soap-maker is donating 25 million bars of soap and $20 million to nonprofits
- Google: The tech giant has made an $800 million commitment to support businesses, health organizations, and health workers
- Toyota: The carmaker is producing face shields
There are countless more examples.
In April, Goldman Sachs announced that it was committing $300 million to support communities and small businesses. Pepsi has also committed more than $45 million to the effort. Apple and 7-Eleven have donated masks to medical workers. And so on and so forth.
Watch the video above to see how seven companies have gotten creative.