Disney is looking to build off of the CDC’s social distancing and safety recommendations during the coronavirus pandemic.
The company is rolling out a series of facemasks for Disney fans to wear to protect themselves while going out in public,
To further help those in need, Disney is donating one million cloth face masks for children and families in underserved and vulnerable communities across the U.S., including Californiaand Florida, that will be distributed by MedShare. Disney will also donate all profits from the sales in the U.S. of Disney’s cloth face masks to Medshare, up to $1 million, now through September 30, 2020.
“Disney’s donations will make a tremendous impact in the communities we serve,” says Charles Redding, CEO and president of MedShare. “Their contribution of one million Disney cloth face masks will be provided to families in underserved communities and organizations working to limit the spread of COVID-19, while their monetary donation will be used to support the medical community’s ongoing efforts to provide lifesaving care to those who need it most.”
The cloth face masks are available for $19.99 for a four-pack and are available for preorder on shopDisney.com. Disney says they expect the item to be available by June 15th.