A group of non-profit organizations to donate 100K face masks to Baltimore City's most vulnerable

Posted at 1:25 PM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 13:25:08-04

BALTIMORE — The Life Preservation Initiative (LPI) will donate 100,000 non-surgical masks to The Salvation Army of Central Maryland to be distributed throughout Baltimore City’s most vulnerable communities.

LPI, a coalition of 10 non-profit organizations across the US and China that supports the fight against COVID-19, has donated over 190 thousand PPEs to 375 hospitals and clinics in Maryland, DC, New York, Boston, New Haven, and New Orleans. Additionally, LPI donated 810 thousand non-surgical masks to over 30 local NGOs and public service institutions.

In Baltimore, the masks will reach at-risk communities such as senior citizens, low-income families and the homeless population. The distribution of these masks is critical as Baltimore City prepares to expand available services to all citizens, making available an essential protection that without would hinder individuals from partaking in these services.

The delivery will take place on Tuesday, May 26, at 2pm on Lot C from the Camden Yards Sports Complex.