The coronavirus pandemic has negatively affected many countries across the globe in multiple ways. In addition to that, various sectors of the economy have felt the pain, including the fashion industry. Amidst the challenges, some iconic fashion companies have become instrumental in offering relief to the victims. Here are some phenomenal ventures that are at the forefront of providing help.
Chanel Chanel has vowed to provide about 50,000 gowns and face masks to essential workers in France. They include police and healthcare workers who are playing a pivotal role in combating COVID-19. Additionally, the company will contribute €1.2 million to emergency services in the country.
Drome The fashion house based in Italy, Drome will be producing about 100 to 150 masks in one day for hospitals. It will utilize Tuscany, its factory to manufacture the covers as per the promise.
Graff The jewelry company Graff vowed to donate $1 million to the Solidarity Response Fund. The pledge came on April 9th, and it aimed to help the workers on the significant frontlines. The foundation gave the finances to the World Health Organization.
Kate Spade New York Under its foundation, Kate Spade will be donating $100,000 to Crisis Text Line to provide emotional support to nurses and doctors. Tapestry, which is a parent organization to Kate Spade, will offer $2 million to anchor small businesses in the location affected by COVID-19.
Kontoor Brands The well-known business has pledged to produce about 50,000 level one gowns for patients. In addition to that, Kontoor Brands will manufacture 10,000 isolation gowns. The products will be delivered to hospitals in North Carolina, among them being Wake Forest Baptist Health.
Tiffany & Co. Tiffany & Co. Foundation announced on April 1st that it would donate $1 million to coronavirus aid. Part of the funds of about $750,000 would be for the World Health Organization. The remaining $250,000 would go to the New York Community Trust.
Toms Toms will be donating a third of its net profit to the Global Giving Fund. For instance, when the organization makes $3, it gives away $1 to COVID-19 relief. The efforts started in early April and will continue until the pandemic is over.