America at work - Harbor Freight

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You can joke about them for their cheap tools but Harbor Freight sells a decent product and they are a well run company. Without hogging the media spotlight, they have been doing some really good work as explained by this letter from Eric Smidt, the Founder and Owner:

Hospital Donation Update
On behalf of all of us at Harbor Freight, I want to thank our customers and all of the amazing hospitals who requested donations of personal protective equipment (PPE). The number of requests we received was overwhelming: over 13,000 applications from hospitals and more than 43,000 email recommendations from customers. I only wish we had enough PPE for every one of these hospitals and all of their courageous medical professionals caring for COVID-19 patients under the most difficult circumstances.

The immediate need for PPE is beyond alarming. We hope manufacturers, suppliers and other businesses across the country with the ability to donate PPE will do whatever it takes to help.

Over the next several days, we will be shipping more than 44 million pairs of nitrile gloves and hundreds of thousands of masks and face shields to hospitals in over 1,000 communities that our stores serve.

We are deeply grateful for the enormous efforts of those caring for those inflicted with COVID-19 and for everyone fighting to limit its spread. The days ahead will be challenging, but together we will get through this fight.

With gratitude and best wishes for your health and safety,

No screaming publicity, just a quiet effort to do what is right and get on with life. I wonder what the media elite in California are doing? Photo ops?

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