Popular Brand ‘Lavazza’ Donates 50,000 Bags Of Coffee To Essential Workers In NYC & Los Angeles During Lockdown

by Tonakshi Kalra
Popular Brand ‘Lavazza’ Donates 50,000 Bags Of Coffee To Essential Workers In NYC & Los Angeles During Lockdown

In the wake of the current global health emergency in the United States, Italy’s favorite espresso brand ‘Lavazza’ is donating coffee to support healthcare and public safety workers as they fight the growing COVID-19 pandemic.

What Is It

While Italy is still coping with extensive lockdown caused by coronavirus, one of its well-known coffee brand ‘Lavazza’ has come forward to contribute something valuable to boost people at work. “Lavazza will donate over 50,000 bags of coffee along with the brewing machines to health workers and other first responders in New York City and Los Angeles“, the company was reported as saying.

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The brand has partnered with number of organisations like New York Health + Hospitals, Morrison Healthcare, UCLA Health, Los Angeles Fire Department and Los Angeles Police Department to deliver coffee to hospitals, fire departments and police departments in New York and Los Angeles, California. Among the hospitals receiving shipments are some of New York City’s most-impacted, including Elmhurst Medical Center and NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue.

New York City and Los Angeles are heavily affected by Covid-19, with New York being the epicenter of the outbreak in the U.S. and Los Angeles having one of the largest clusters of cases on the West Coast.

What’s More

Lavazza has also “pledged to allocate 10 million euros ($11 million) for projects to support healthcare, schools and the needy in the Piedmont region,” the company added. Additionally, they have made donations in other cities, including Boston, Washington, D.C., and Chicago.

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As per social media posts, some of the goods have already arrived at places like Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens, New York and the Los Angeles Police Academy.

It is surely a great gesture of a company and its workforce to extend gratitude to healthcare professionals and all those supporting their communities during these uncertain times. That’s what the world and its communities need right now.