Intel to Donate over 1 Million Protective Items for Health Workers in regards to COVID-19 | Financial Buzz

Intel to Donate over 1 Million Protective Items for Health Workers in regards to COVID-19

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) is an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. Inspired by Moore’s Law, we continuously work to advance the design and manufacturing of semiconductors to help address our customers’ greatest challenges. By embedding intelligence in the cloud, network, edge and every kind of computing device, we unleash the potential of data to transform business and society for the better.

Healthcare professionals are in needs of more protective items as the coronavirus pandemic has spread.  Intel Corporation has announced that it will donate over 1 million protective items for healthcare workers.  This includes, gloves, masks and other protective gear.  “We will donate masks, gloves, face shields and other gear that we have sourced from our factory stock and emergency supplies, and we’ll continue to look for additional sources of personal protective equipment that we can source and donate as quickly as possible to meet our commitment of more than a million items,” said Todd Brady, director of Global Public Affairs for Intel.

Intel is collaborating with local health authorities and government agencies as it announced a USD 1 Million donation to the International Red Cross in global relief efforts to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.  “We are immensely grateful to the healthcare workers who are at the front lines of slowing this pandemic,” Brady said.