City of Victorville Receives Donation of Nearly 200,000 Face Masks from Everrank Inc. to Safeguard First Responders & Citizens
CITY OF VICTORVILLE RECEIVES DONATION OF NEARLY 200,000 FACE MASKS FROM EVERRANK INC. TO SAFEGUARD FIRST RESPONDERS & CITIZENS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 20, 2020
VICTORVILLE, Calif. – Today, the City of Victorville announced that Everrank Inc. has donated nearly 200,000 face masks to help safeguard the City’s first responders and citizens. The donation includes 10,000 KN95 masks for first responders and 187,200 three-ply face masks to be distributed to Victorville residents. Everrank estimates their donation to be worth $50,000.
The City is currently working on a plan to distribute the 3-ply face masks to Victorville residents as part of its overall efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community. Details about the mask distribution will be released to the public in the coming days.
“The health and safety of our residents, first responders, and employees remain the City’s top priority as we continue to respond to this public health crisis,” said Mayor Gloria Garcia. “I want to express my gratitude to Everrank Inc. for supplying us with extra protective equipment that will allow us to continue our efforts in keeping our community safe.”
“We are thankful to be a part of this wonderful community and Everrank Inc. is honored to make this donation of masks for the wellbeing of the City of Victorville’s staff, Firefighters, Police, first responders and citizens,” said CEO/President Jose Villanueva Padilla.
Everrank Inc., a plastic extruding company built on sustainability for retail food containers, acquired the masks through their partner company. Everrank Inc. is located off Silica Drive in Victorville’s Foxborough Industrial Park. More information about their environmental efforts can be found on their website at www.everrank.us.
Additional information about the City of Victorville’s response to COVID-19 can be found on the City’s website at VictorvilleCA.gov/coronavirus.
Located in Southern California at the high-point between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Victorville is the leading city for both industry and retail in the High Desert Region. Victorville is a growing, vibrant community that is home to approximately 125,000 residents and some of the area’s largest employers. Clean air, abundant mountain vistas, family-friendly recreation activities, spectacular sunsets and breathtaking night skies entice locals and visitors alike to fall in love with this city that is within a few hours of SoCal beaches, National Parks, mountain retreats, other major attractions; and less than an hour from Ontario International Airport.
Photo Caption: Victorville Mayor Gloria Garcia and Everrank Inc. CEO/President Jose Villanueva Padilla pose with some of the nearly 200,000 face masks Everrank recently donated to help with the City‘s COVID-19 response. Also pictured are sample retail food containers made from the plastic Everrank extrudes in its plant located in Victorville’s Foxborough Industrial Park.
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