ROUNDUP: Montgomery County businesses, nonprofits combat coronavirus

From left: Joe, Fidan and Nick Haliti run Joe's Italian Restaurant. (Courtesy Joe's Italian Restaurant)
From left: Joe, Fidan and Nick Haliti run Joe's Italian Restaurant. (Courtesy Joe's Italian Restaurant)

From left: Joe, Fidan and Nick Haliti run Joe's Italian Restaurant. (Courtesy Joe's Italian Restaurant)

Here are six Conroe and Montgomery businesses and organizations that have donated supplies or services or have pivoted businesses to combat the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.



Joe's Italian Restaurant donates meals to Montgomery County first responders



Joe’s Italian Restaurant owner Joe Haliti said he is serving about 180 first responders every day, making deliveries to organizations such as fire departments to police stations.



Bartletts Distillery in Conroe offers hand sanitizer during coronavirus outbreak



Teaming up with a Cleveland-based chemical company, Bartletts Distillery is selling gallons of liquid hand sanitizer.



Willis-based ink company Inkjet Inc. now producing hand sanitizer



By repurposing the chemicals it uses to create industrial inks, Inkjet Inc. is able to produce hand sanitizer for industrial supply corporations, hospitals and first responders.



Montgomery County Food Bank shifts to drive-thru delivery, virtual food drives in response to current needs



Through the outbreak, Montgomery County Food Bank continues to distribute donated food to residents in need.



ExxonMobil makes $250,000 donation to local food banks



ExxonMobil donated $50,000 to the Montgomery County Food Bank in addition to the Houston Food Bank in order to support the nonprofits’ efforts to serve a vulnerable population.



Interfaith of The Woodlands provides food support during coronavirus concerns



Missy Herndon, president and CEO of Interfaith of The Woodlands, said the nonprofit has prepared relief bags, which contain essentials for around five meals and toiletries, for 200 families.



Andrew Christman contributed to this report.

By Andy Li