WA: Sanitizer for Heroes

Help the Washington Distillers Guild provide two bottles of hand sanitizer to  our frontline heroes so they can  protect themselves and their families!


*If you are a healthcare, or human services provider in Washington, please visit www.disinfectconnect.com/wa  to claim your free hand sanitizer.*


The Problem
-Healthcare workers and first responders across the state of WA  don't have personal hand sanitizer, and are affraid that they'll expose their families to this virus.


The Solution:
-The Washington Distillers Guild has come together to help get 2 L of hand sanitizer to every frontline worker in the state. 
-WDG distilleries will manufacturer and distribute hand sanitizer to our frontline heroes free of charge.
-Each recipient will be screened by Disinfect Connect before being sent pickup instructions.


We need your help:
Distilleries have agreed to produce and distribute hand sanitizer at cost. However, due to supply chain issues and lots of demand, the cost of the raw ingredients to manufacture hand sanitizer is expensive. 


* $25 buys one bottle for a healthcare worker or first responder 
* $50 buys two bottles for a healthcare worker or first responder 
* $100 buys two bottles for a healthcare worker and two personal bottles or four bottles to 2 healthcare workers or first responders 
* $200 buys 8 bottles 
* $500 buys 20 bottles 
* $2,500 buys 2 bottles for every worker at a small fire station 
* $5,000 buys 2 bottles for a shift at a local hospital


How this works:
1) A frontline worker submits a request for hand sanitizer at www.disinfectconnect.com/wa
2) Disinfect Connect's volunteers review each request.
3) Once a request is approved, we send an account activation email.
4) Log into our map to view WA distilleries, and reserve your free 2 L of hand sanitizer from a local distillery.
5) Once a reservation has been made, we send  pick up instructions.
6) Pick up hand sanitizer.


The Story:
In the last few weeks, distilleries across Washington state have mobilized to help their local communities by converting their operations to making hand sanitizer. Hospitals and nursing homes, food banks and homeless shelters, grocery stores for employee use and delivery drivers- all of these institutions are running out and need everything they can get. The distilleries of the Washington Distillers Guild have been focused on providing sanitizer to these institutions to help this healthcare crisis. 


The WDG has received more than 10,000 calls and emails requesting hand sanitizer for individuals who are working in these front line occupations right now, who putt their lives on the line to keep us safe. 


While they are able to access sanitizer at work, during their working hours, we have heard heartbreaking stories of nurses changing in their garages, laundering their work clothes immediately and self isolating when they are home. They have no way of sanitizing their car, the surfaces in their home, their hands. Many have told us they feel they are putting their families at risk. 


Washington State distilleries want to help – we’d like to put two free bottles of sanitizer into the hands of every healthcare and human services provider in the state. Here’s how it would work:
How can you help? Distilleries have been providing sanitizer at cost to health care institutions and need help to provide it for free to these heroes:
You can direct your contribution to a specific area in the state-example Yakima- or to a specific first responder or healthcare worker group- i.e. firefighters . 


Thank you for helping first responders keep their families and themselves safe! 


The Washington Distillers Guild will assign distilleries by area and oversee the program.

Donations ()

  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 1 d
  • Rachel Dobbins 
    • $25 
    • 1 d
  • Rebecca Staffel 
    • $25 
    • 2 d
  • Deborah Magallanes - SCRATCH customer 
    • $100 
    • 3 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 22 d
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Fundraising team: Team Disinfect (2)

Nathan Kaiser 
Organizer
Raised $200 from 2 donations
Seattle, WA
Miles Pepper 
Team member
Raised $55 from 2 donations
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