NORTHERN VIRGINIA (WDVM) – Bank of America donated 150,000 masks to local non-profit organizations in the DMV area.
The bank has partnered with Catholic Charities D.C., the Capital Area Food Bank and Cornerstones of Reston to provide personal protest equipment (PPE) to those in need in the region.
A total of 20,000 masks were given to Catholic Charities D.C .; 30,000 for the Capital Area Food Bank; and 100,000 for Reston cornerstones.
The contribution is part of the bank’s national initiative to donate four million masks to communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
“Lower income, the nonprofit teammates out there trying to help every day with the people who need it most, and our initiative is focused on where the biggest impact is and what we can do to make the biggest difference.” said Larry Di Rita, President of Market for Greater DC at Bank of America.
Di Rita said that they are committed to continuing the fight for racial and economic equality for all.