PVH Corp. to Contribute $1 Million USD Toward COVID-19 Relief Efforts
Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger have donated products to support healthcare workers.
In an effort to help combat the coronavirus pandemic, PVH Corp.‘s PVH Foundation is set to donate $1 million USD toward the COVID-19 relief. In addition, the company will also contribute $100,000 USD to the UN Foundation and Swiss Philanthropy Foundation‘s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. Chairman and CEO of PVH, Manny Chirico, said in a press release:
“As I work with our global leadership team to address a responsible plan forward for our business, how we execute it as good corporate citizens is an important part of our discussions. There is no roadmap for this crisis, but I know that at PVH we have strong values and connections to our communities.”
PVH has started shipping over two million units of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that includes isolation gowns, masks and face shields to the Montefiore Health System in New York to support healthcare workers. On top of its $1 million USD commitment, the company has also made a $275,000 USD donation to the Red Cross Society of China, as well as a $50,000 USD contribution to the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund‘s A Common Thread initiative. Finally, Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, owned by PVH, have donated products in the U.S. and the Netherlands to support the front liners.
Head on over to PVH’s website to find out more about its commitment. In related news, Burberry will be giving out surgical masks for medical staff and help tackle food poverty across the UK.