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“Good Deeds are Good” actions bring solidarity to all five Brazilian regions

More than 80 cities in Brazil have received donations such as boxes with basic food items, hospital equipment and materials, hygiene and cleaning products, fabric masks, among other items.

 

Check out some of the actions already conducted in different cities across the five Brazilian regions below:

 

Midwest Region

 

  • Brasília (DF)

On June 19th, more than 230,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – aprons, disposable gloves, surgical and N95 masks, shoe covers, face shields and caps – and c.6,000 liters of alcohol-based sanitizer gel and liquid alcohol were delivered to institutions in Brasília. C. 4,000 boxes with basic food items completed the Company’s first donation to the city.

 

  • Campo Grande (MS)

 On June 26th, 10 ICU beds were donated to Hospital Regional de Mato Grosso do Sul, located in Campo Grande. Over the next few days, the Company will also deliver 1 million surgical gloves to the city’s Municipal Healthcare Fund.

 

  • Diamantino (MT)

 On June 16th, 100 personal protection items – surgical masks and gloves, overalls, aprons, caps and face shields – were delivered to the Diamantino Municipal Healthcare Fund, in addition to 1,000 boxes of basic food items.

 

  • Dourados (MS)

On June 27th, JBS delivered 15 ICU beds, 15 vital sign monitors, 10 respirators, 3 defibrillators, and 75 infusion pumps to Hospital Universitário da Grande Dourados, as well as 100,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – surgical gloves – to Associação Médica da Grande Dourados. Since May, the Company has delivered more than 110,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – surgical and PFF2 masks, TNT aprons, caps, gloves, face shields and protection goggles – to the Dourados Municipal Healthcare Department,as well as nearly 8,000 liters of liquid and gel alcohol sanitizers, hospital disinfectant, and soap. In the city, the Company also donated R$ 60,000 in hospital equipment items to Hospital da Missão Caiuá and c.R$ 100,000 to the purchase of drugs and PPEs.

 

  • Goiania (GO)

On June 26th, six ICU beds and two hospital gurneys were delivered to the Goiás Healthcare Department, and will be sent to Goiânia.

 

  • Itumbiara (GO)

On June 21st, 58,500 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – aprons, disposable gloves, overalls, surgical and N95 masks, face shields, caps and disposable shoe covers –, as well as more than 3,200 liters of hygiene and cleaning products (alcohol-based gel, bleach and hospital disinfectant) and 5,000 trash bags, were donated to the Itumbiara Municipal Healthcare Fund. Additionally, 15 oxygen meters were included in JBS’ first donation to the city, sent to the Fund and to the Goiás Healthcare Department. On the 25th, three ICU beds and one gurney were also delivered to the State Healthcare Department and sent to the city.

 

Northeast Region

 

  • Cascavel (CE)

On June 18th, JBS delivered more than 7,800 personal protective equipment items – surgical masks, face shields and aprons – and 1,500 liters of liquid alcohol and alcohol-based gel to the city government of Cascavel, in addition to 2,500 boxes with basic food items.

 

  • Feira de Santana (BA)

On June 23rd, more than 48,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – surgical masks, disposable gloves, aprons, caps, face shields and overalls – and 15,000 liters of alcohol-based sanitizer gel were delivered to the Feira de Santana Municipal Healthcare Fund . On the 25th, 10 respirators were donated to the Bahia Healthcare Department and sent to Feira de Santana.

 

  • Ipojuca (CE)

On the 26th, 88,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – aprons, overalls, disposable gloves, surgical and N95 masks, and face shields – as well as 3,000 liters of alcohol-based gel, were delivered to the Ipojuca Municipal Healthcare Fund.

 

Northern Region

 

  • Porto Velho (RO)

On June 25th, more than 75,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – aprons, disposable gloves, face shields, surgical and N95 masks, overalls, shoe covers and caps – were donated to the Porto Velho Municipal Healthcare Fund, in addition to 12,000 liters of liquid alcohol and alcohol-based gel.

 

  • Rio Branco (AC)

On June 29th, JBS delivered five respirators, more than 240,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – aprons, surgical and N95 masks, surgical and procedure gloves, overalls, caps and shoe covers – as well as 16,000 liters of hygiene and cleaning products (liquid alcohol and hospital disinfectant) which were donated to the Acre Healthcare Department, and will be sent to the state’s capital city. On the same day, the city government of Rio Branco also received 9,000 boxes with basic food items, 20,000 face shields, 3,000 liters of alcohol-based gel, and 50,000 fabric masks for distribution to the community.

 

Southeast Region

 

  • Duque de Caxias (RJ)

On the 22nd June, more than 100,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – aprons, disposable gloves, overalls, surgical and N95 masks, face shields and caps – and c.10,000 liters of alcohol-based gel, liquid alcohol and liquid soap were delivered to the Duque de Caxias Municipal Healthcare Fund. Another 250 boxes with basic food items completed this first donation to the city.

 

  • Franca (SP)

On June 27th, the city received more than 94,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – aprons, disposable gloves, overalls, surgical and N95 masks – as well as 10,000 liters of alcohol-based gel, 5,000 boxes with basic food items, and 180,000 fabric masks for distribution to the community.

 

  • Lins (SP)

 More than 37,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – surgical and N95 masks, aprons, caps and face shields – were delivered to the city government of Lins, on June 27th. Also, 2,500 boxes with basic food items were donated.

 

South Region

 

  • Carambeí (PR)

On June 19th, 10 clinical beds were donated to Centro de Saúde de Carambeí. On the 23rd, c.30,000 personal protection items – surgical and N95 masks, procedure gloves, overalls, aprons, face shields, caps and shoe covers – as well as 440 liters of liquid alcohol and alcohol-based gel, and more than 3,700 boxes with basic food items, were delivered to the city’s Municipal Healthcare Fund.

 

  • Curitiba (PR)

On June 17th, more than 200,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – surgical masks, N95 masks and aprons – were delivered to the city government of Curitiba. Another 14,000 boxes with basic food items complemented the donation.

 

  • Ipumirim (SC)

On June 18th, 800 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – N95 masks, face shields and overalls – and one respirator were delivered to Hospital São Camilo, in Ipumirim (SC). Another 163 boxes with basic food items completed the first donation to the city.

 

  • Montenegro (RS)

On June 24th , JBS  delivered three hospital gurneys to the city government of Montenegro.

 

  • Porto Alegre (RS)

On June 22nd, 788,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – aprons, surgical and N95 masks, shoe covers, face shields and caps – were donated to the city government of Porto Alegre (RS). The materials were sent to 18 institutions in the state capital.

 

  • Seara (SC)

On June 27th, JBS delivered more than 32,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) items – surgical and N95 masks, disposable gloves and overalls – as well as 8,000 liters of hygiene and cleaning products (alcohol-based gel, hospital disinfectant, bleach and liquid soap) to the Seara Municipal Healthcare Fund.