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John Paul Mitchell Systems joins the fight against Covid-19, distributes 2.5 million essential items to vulnerable families

The company is manufacturing 20,000 units of sanitisers.

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Last Updated: Apr 09, 2020, 10.08 AM IST
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The sanitizers will be manufactured in conjunction with JMPS' longtime partner Bocchi Labs.
The sanitizers will be manufactured in conjunction with JMPS' longtime partner Bocchi Labs.
Everyone is doing their bit for the sake of helping humanity. The latest to join the list of companies stepping up includes John Paul Mitchell Systems (JPMS), maker of professional hair care products including the brand Paul Mitchell..

They announced this week it will produce hand sanitizer to help stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus. The company is expeditiously moving forward to manufacture more than 20,000 units of an 80% alcohol spray formula, which will be donated to high-need groups who are facing shortages, such as Southern California first responders, Los Angeles police officers, and low-income families with young children.

“As a family owned company with a strong focus on philanthropy we knew we had to help any way we could” said Michealine DeJonia, Vice Chairman of John Paul Mitchell Systems. “The health and safety of our community is our first priority, especially those on the frontlines working to keep us all safe. We saw this as an opportunity to utilize our resources to help fill a crucial need during a time of crisis”

The sanitizers will be manufactured in conjunction with JMPS' longtime partner Bocchi Labs. Production is anticipated to begin in early April and ready for donation in the following weeks. 16,000 bottles of hand sanitizers will be donated to first responders in Southern California, including those assisting with the city’s homeless shelters.

2,000 bottles of hand sanitizers as well as personal care products like shampoo, conditioners and styling products were donated to Los Angeles Police Department officers. 2,000 bottles of Hand Sanitizer as well as personal care products were donated to Baby2Baby, a non-profit organization that helps provide basic essentials to children living in poverty.

In just 2 weeks, JPMS has distributed over 2.5 million essential items to some of the most vulnerable families across the country impacted by Covid-19. The USA has seen a sharp rise in the number of those affected in the country.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the world down to its knees. Not only developing countries like India, even the developed nations like the US are struggling to keep up with the speed at which the deadly disease is spreading. Moreover, there’s a clear shortage of basic medical equipment like masks, sanitisers and hazmat suits that the doctors fighting the pandemic on the front lines require.Given the trying times we are in, several renowned personalities from the Indian film industry have come forward to help those in need. The donations, both monetary and otherwise, seek to bring the much-needed relief to those struggling to copy with the crisis.Here’s a comprehensive list of actors and famous personalities from India and the US, who are playing good samaritans and helping their countrymen fight the pandemic.
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