“Lectra believes that companies should contribute to communities they serve in whatever capacity they are able. Our solutions enable the fashion and apparel industry to bring to market quality products more efficiently, and so we are ensuring that we put this expertise to use for the public benefit to help produce life-saving PPE,” said Daniella Ambrogi, the vice president of marketing of Lectra North America.
Services: making face shields along with cutting fabric for face masks for a local nonprofit, Peace of Thread.
Where supplies are going: Emory Healthcare, Kennestone Hospital, Piedmont Hospital, LifeBrite Community Hospital of Early, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and more.
How to help: "We are not asking for any donations. This is our way of helping reduce the spread of the coronavirus and helping our community who has kept us in business for the past 25 years," said Chuck Lisowski, co-owner of Awards Atlanta.
Services: Helping clients and volunteer partners manufacture PPE by making technology experts and equipment available.
Where supplies are going: Clients and volunteer partners will be distributing PPE from their facilities, so supplies are helping in many areas of need.
Greatest need: Spread the word in the Atlanta and Georgia area that if an industry partner has sewing capabilities or textiles that can be made into PPE, Lectra can cut it. They have agile technology and a team of experts that work to ensure materials are used to maximum efficiency.
How to help: Donate by contacting Daniella Ambrogi at email@example.com.