How businesses, community members are stepping up across the metroplex

The Legacy Willow Bend staff members wear their homemade masks. (Courtesy The Legacy Willow Bend)
The Legacy Willow Bend staff members wear their homemade masks. (Courtesy The Legacy Willow Bend)

The Legacy Willow Bend staff members wear their homemade masks. (Courtesy The Legacy Willow Bend)

Across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, businesses and community members are stepping up to support health care professionals and high-risk individuals in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. Here are four such stories.

Frisco cleaning business provides disinfectant to first responders

The Cleaning Force, a cleaning business that recently moved to Frisco from McKinney, is offering free, hospital-grade disinfectant to all first responders in the city and throughout Collin County.

To read more about The Cleaning Force, click here.

Plano retirement community administrator helps to supply face masks



Amanda Robinson, health care administrator and skilling nursing manager for The Legacy Willow Bend retirement community, has been working with her mother, Cheryl, to help fulfill the community’s need for protective face masks.

Those in the Plano area interested in volunteering to sew masks can call 972-468-6236. To read more about Amanda Robinson and The Legacy Willow Bend, click here.

Lewisville furniture store pivots to mask-making

After hearing that local health professionals are in need of face masks, Mitch Lurie, owner of The Leather Sofa Co. in Lewisville, decided to use his custom furniture business to make 3,000 masks to donate.

Read more about The Leather Sofa Co. here.

Richardson food delivery company delivers to vulnerable populations

Orchard at the Office of Richardson delivers fresh fruits, vegetables and healthy snacks to homes across the DFW metroplex—often, these days, to seniors.

For more information on services offered by Orchard at the Office, visit this link. To read more about Orchard at the Office, click here.

William C. Wadsack, Elizabeth Uclés, Anna Herod and Makenzie Plusnick contributed to this report.