Who Partners with the Chicago Fire to fight Covid-19

By Sean McCaffery, April 25, 2020

Chicago and the nation alike are being beseiged by this virus and its spread, as they battle, the Fire have linked up with some groups also pulling their weight to push public health and assist in the flattening of the curve. From helping the health & safety of worker and customers, giving at-home service or philanthropic donations, this is how they are getting after the Coronavirus on behalf of the Windy City.

Our favorite brand, adidas is of course a member of the Fire family, they are offering a 90 day free premium membership to the adidas Training app. the outfitter is using the same items as comprise their 4D midsoles, they are making 3d  printed face shields to help healthcare groups in the states as well as first respoonders & underserved groups needing the most and have the least access.

BodyArmor, a product of a classmate while at St. John's, Mike Repole, have set themselves to contribute 4,00 bottles of the terrific beverage to the American Red Cross for their work in IL. The state has been saddled with unheard of blood shortages in this time of need and their generosity will benefit those stepping up and donating.

CIBC is doing their part with opportunities for forward thinking targeted solutions to stem the financial bleeding during this time of distress, They have put into play new programs at the national center to help out health efforts to reduce the spread and flatten the Covid-19 curve. They are utilizing pandemic-related fraud protection and education. They are backing groups such as the American Red Cross, the Chicago Community Trust, Feeding America & the United Way of Metropolitan Chicago

Iltaco foods has committed to 30 cases of Pizza Puffs, 1,250 items all told to the Salvation Army.

Motorola makers of radios I relied on for 2 decades while with the NYPD, have devised their #stayconnected social media effort to assist pushing those to stay home, lend ideas on how to make that less difficult and encourage speaking with followers on making this work.

NovaCare Rehabilitation, Health Care faciliites nationwide are dealing with never before seen objectives with this virus. Having patients and their loved ones in touch, but not together is one goal. As athletics are halted and trainers not working, Select Medical their parent company, has afforded these trainers the opportuinity to work in specialty hosptials. From helping sanitize, assiting the family contact and other thing, they are dong a bang up job in their new assignments. Via telerehab, they are helping those in need get PT from home. Keeping with the vital social distancing they will help treat remotely via web-based tech. under HIPPS guidelines.