IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Local 164, donated $50,000 in PPE to seventeen hospitals in Bergen, Hudson, and Essex counties. The donations consisted of KN95 masks, gowns, hand sanitizer, and food.
“On behalf of IBEW Local 164 and our 3,000 members, thank you to all of our hospitals for your courage and leadership during these trying times,” said Business Manager Daniel Gumble. “Your experience and expertise saved countless lives and your work brought pride to our community. As this pandemic continues, IBEW Local 164 will continue to support you in any way we can.”
“At this time, we have beaten this virus back, but the fight is not over. We are hopeful these supplies will ensure you will be sufficiently stocked up for the second wave we all fear,” said Assistant Business Manager Thomas Sullivan.
“We could not be more thankful to IBEW Local 164 for their generous donation of KN95 masks, gowns, hand sanitizer, and food for our staff,” said Deborah Visconi, CEO, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center. “Support and donations from organizations like IBEW Local 164 are helping our frontline heroes provide outstanding care to our community and we are deeply grateful to them.
IBEW Local 164 is an electrical union based in Paramus, with more than 3,000 current members who live and work in Bergen, Hudson, and Essex counties.