Masks and sanitizer: DFW businesses contribute to community health care

Bendt Distilling Co. is making free hand sanitizer for the community and first responders. (Courtesy Bendt Distilling Co.)
Bendt Distilling Co. is making free hand sanitizer for the community and first responders. (Courtesy Bendt Distilling Co.)

Bendt Distilling Co. is making free hand sanitizer for the community and first responders. (Courtesy Bendt Distilling Co.)

Here are nine stories about how metroplex establishments are stepping up to support health care workers and community members amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Bendt Distilling Co. of Lewisville makes hand sanitizer for first responders, community

A distillery in the heart of Old Town Lewisville is making free hand sanitizer for the community to try to help slow spread of the virus.

CBD American Shaman in Keller, Roanoke donating cleansing wash to first responders

Many North Texas CBD American Shaman locations are banding together to donate medical-grade cleansing wash to local first responders.



Grapevine business Must Love Fabric donates kits for medical masks

Owner Phyllis Lively and her team have assembled kits for hundreds of masks and distributed them to volunteers to sew together for health care professionals.

The Leather Sofa Co. in Lewisville makes 3,000 face masks for health care professionals

After hearing that health professionals needed face masks, Mitch Lurie to use his custom furniture business, The Leather Sofa Co., to make and donate 3,000 masks.

Lockwood Distilling Co. of Richardson turns alcohol into hand sanitizer

Lockwood Distilling Co. is halting production of spirits and moving instead to turn alcohol into hand sanitizer, which will be distributed to organizations in and outside of Richardson.

ReNue Pharmacy donates 40 gallons of hand sanitizer to first responders in Frisco, Plano

Staff at ReNue Pharmacy recently produced 40 gallons of hand sanitizer for first responders in Frisco and Plano.

Sense of service guides Keller business Made by Sue now making face masks

Made by Sue, located at 1103 Keller Parkway, Ste. 101, Keller, is aiming to make 10,000 cotton face masks to help reduce the risk of spreading the virus.

Shotwell Hydrogenics to produce free hand sanitizer for Southlake

Chemical manufacturing company Shotwell Hydrogenics has pivoted its production from making chemicals for the oil and gas industry to making liquid hand sanitizer.

Two Men and A Truck donate face masks to Frisco, McKinney hospitals

Moving company Two Men and a Truck is donating medical-grade face masks and more for doctors and nurses at Baylor Scott & White hospitals in Frisco and McKinney.

Anna Herod, Ian Pribanic, Jen Para, Makenzie Plusnick, Miranda Jaimes, Nola Z. Valente and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.



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