March 26, 2021
GHC3 Receives 5,000 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer Donated by BlackRock
ATLANTA –The Global Health Crisis Coordination Center (GHC3) announced that it has received 5,000 units of 16-ounce hand sanitizer bottles donated by BlackRock, Inc. (BlackRock). These bottles will be distributed throughout Atlanta to several organizations including the Community Health Center of Georgia and the KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools, a network of ten public charter schools and one partnership school located in the city of Atlanta and East Point.
This donation was delivered March 9 to the Georgia BioEd Equipment Depot, which provides grade 6-12 teachers with free laboratory supplies and equipment needed to prepare students for careers in life sciences. BlackRock’s hand sanitizer donation will be distributed from the Depot in the coming weeks.
“BlackRock is committed to supporting the communities where we operate. We are pleased to provide this donation to the Global Health Crisis Coordination Center, which we hope will be helpful to health centers and schools in the Atlanta community,” said Peter Williams, Head of Community Strategy and Operations at BlackRock Atlanta.
“Now that vaccinations are rolling out across Atlanta and Georgia, this is a much-needed donation to help support schools and community health centers as they reopen,” said Ken Berta, Executive Director of GHC3.
“As we work together to defeat this virus, it is profoundly responsible and valuable when private sector leaders contribute any way they can. The Center and its divisions are grateful to BlackRock for their contribution to the community.” said Maria Thacker, CEO of the Center for Global Health Innovation and President & CEO of Georgia Bio.
BlackRock’s commitment to communities, including this donation to help keep the community safe from COVID-19, makes them a valuable partner and signifies the importance of corporate philanthropy and responsibility. For more information on GHC3, visit globalhealthc3.org.
The Global Health Crisis Coordination Center (GHC3), a division of the Center for Global Health Innovation, connects private sector resources to public sector and healthcare needs for COVID-19 and other healthcare crises around the globe. By harnessing the power of the private sector to bring technology, logistics, and innovation, GHC3 can supplement government crisis and response. For more information about GHC3, visit them online at globalhealthc3.org, or on facebook /globalhealthc3, twitter (@globalhealthc3), or LinkedIn (@globalhealthc3).