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Last Update April 23rd, 11am
The virus situation has led to medical and financial difficulties for many people. We will try this for 1 week. If there is a strong response, we will continue it week by week.
Prayer requests from Gladiator Community: (Update - 11am, Thursday, 4/23)
Prayers for all:
Prayers for specific people: (answered prayers highlighted)
Answers to prayer:
Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare about the LORD: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; he is my God, and I trust him. For he will rescue you from every trap and protect you from deadly disease.
We have had an immediate and life saving responses from the Gladiator Tennis community.
Other businesses stepping up to help:
* North Cape furniture: A gladiator player connected us to this outdoor furniture manufacturer in Alsip, IL. It has transitioned its production and distribution functions to produce and distribute critical PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to Healthcare facilities nationwide. There are some serious shortages of these products. NorthCape is making hospital approved and nurse designed fabric masks and gowns. They are currently producing and have capacity to increase output. For information please contact Kim Golson at email@example.com
* Michael O'Shaugnessy Williams: Contact him via instant messenger at https://www.facebook.com/michael.o.williams
*Harbor Freight Tools:
We have decided to donate our entire supply of the personal protective equipment items listed below to front line hospitals with 24 hour emergency rooms in the communities served by our stores.• N95 Masks
• Face Shields
• 5 and 7 mil Nitrile Gloves
If you work at a hospital with a 24 hour emergency room in need of these items, please ask the office in charge of procurement at your hospital to click here so they can provide us with the information we’ll need to determine if we can make a donation. If you’re not with a hospital, but would like to give us the name of a hospital with a 24 hour emergency room in your community that might need our help, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, identify the hospital’s city and state in the subject line, and our team will follow-up.
PLEASE DO NOT MAKE REQUESTS AT YOUR LOCAL STORE OR OUR CALL CENTER AND PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT HOSPITALS—THEY’RE BUSY HELPING THEIR PATIENTS.
For hospitals we’re able to help, we’ll email them a voucher when the supplies are available for pick up at their local Harbor Freight Tools store.
* Masks Now Illinois: Contact at https://www.facebook.com/groups/635692137272813/
Local Area groups needing supplies:
Adam Faust: Contact him at 312-307-3222. His wife works for a large medical group in Chicagoland, and she is in charge of supplying it with the gowns, gloves, goggles, and masks they need for COVID-19 testing.
Jason Leung: Contact him at email@example.com He is a physician at AMITA Alexian Brothers Hospital @ ABMC. He will happily accept any community donations (face masks and goggles please) so we can use for our staff and practice. We are currently on back order and rationing, as all supply chains are hurt.
Raj Iyer: Contact him at 312-981-9591. Works at Edward hospital in Naperville. They are in need of supplies of n95 masks. Any help would be appreciated.
Tommy Schreiner: Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
His company's food plant customer in Bartlett IL needs 200,000 blue ear loop masks asap.
The customer will pay $690 per case (2,000cs) x 100 cases = $69,000. 50% down, 50% upon receipt. Best quality and fastest Lead time they can get.
They need these so they san stay open to continue providing the grocery stores.
Gladiator Tennis League Coordinator