LIFT, IACMI Donate Equipment to Clinic Supporting COVID-19 Fight


LIFT and IACMI – The Composites Institute, two national manufacturing innovation institutes part of Manufacturing USA, today donated their supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) to nearby Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center in support of the fight against coronavirus.

Together, the institutes donated:

  • 300 safety glasses (fit over prescription glasses);
  • 300 safety glasses (fit without prescription glasses);
  • 1,400 Nitrile gloves, and;
  • 60 Tyvek lab coats.
CHASS Donation

“This material will go a long way in keeping our staff safe as we fight this virus here in Southwest Detroit,” said Felix Valbuena, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center. “We appreciate both LIFT and IACMI and everything they and their networks are doing to keep our community safe and healthy.”

For the institutes, supporting community is part of their heritage as non-profit organizations themselves, particularly as the number of coronavirus cases in Detroit continues to rise.