Together is Stronger: PolymerFilms Central Assists NAW and NLC in Reopening Cities

Together is stronger.

PolymerFilms Central is happy to announce its participation with the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) and the National League of Cities (NLC) in providing small and mid-sized cities with over $1,000,000 worth of personal protective equipment and other supplies.

With a donation of 14,000 plastic face shields, PolymerFilms Central contributed towards local community relief efforts as they continue to  improve boosting local vaccination rates, reopening city buildings and community centers, along with the protection of teachers and students who are returning to in-classroom learning.

The NAW-NLC partnership and its 17 participating wholesaler-distributors, including PolymerFilms Central, came together to donate thousands of plastic desktop barriers, face masks/shields, hand sanitizer, thermometers, gloves, wipes, aprons, and vests to eight cities across the country.

 

"We are proud to partner with the National League of Cities as we help move the country past the COVID-19 pandemic. The distribution industry's endless generosity has helped so many during this unprecedented year and we are excited to help these cities reopen and thrive."
Eric Hoplin
NAW CEO

PolymerFilms Central donation of 2,000 plastic face shields (1 skid) going to Savannah, GA curtesy of NAW

PolymerFilms understands the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic left on all cities, towns, and villages, both big and small. With the help of partnerships like NAW-NLC, companies like PolymerFilms are able to help the country back on its feet and move past such a catastrophe. 

The PPE donation made by PolymerFilms, along with donations from 17 other wholesaler distributors through the NAW-NLC partnership, will greatly benefit the following cities:

These cities will use the donations and supplies to support relief efforts in getting back on their feet. Pop-up health clinics will provide vaccinations for residents, PPE will be accessible in classrooms, and communal spaces, such as senior centers, can reopen due to the increased ability of protecting vulnerable populations.

 

"Cities across America have overcome unpredictable challenges throughout the pandemic, and we are proud to be a resource for them as they work to reopen and recover"
Clarence Anthony
NLC CEO and Executive Director

As cities around the world continue to open back up and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, PolymerFilms is here help communities near and far come together. We look forward to seeing neighborhoods build back up as they reopen and adjust to both new and old normalcies. 

Together is Stronger: PolymerFilms Central Assists NAW and NLC in Reopening Cities
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