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Healthcare professionals come to work every day to care for us and our loved ones. We believe they should be able to do their job without putting themselves and their families at risk. That’s why we, the Executive MBA class of 2021 at Northwestern Kellogg School of Management started Every Hero Needs a Shield. 

Just as they will continue to make an impact with their healthcare efforts, we will continue to do what we can to get PPE in the hands that need it most. Join us in our fight to shield those on the front lines. 100% of your donation goes to PPE.

Source

We are procuring face shields from a supplier in central Illinois and distributing them to frontline healthcare workers.  To date, we fundraised enough for 11,700 face shields and they will be distributed to front line workers. We are continuing to identify other reliable and affordable face shields suppliers and sources. 

For as little as $10, you can help a front line worker by providing a face shield for their protection.

Build

The source track will provide us immediate PPE resources. However, we anticipate a time when sourcing might no longer be an option. Thus, we are mobilizing a parallel effort to scale up manufacturing options. 

We need production/3D printing/molding capacity and expertise.

 

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Latest News 

1500 Faceshields Delivered

1500 Faceshields Delivered

Chicago, Illinois- The community of Humboldt Park is testing positive for #COVID19 at a rate 3x higher than rest of Illinois. We donated 1500 face shields from our partners mHUB Chicago to Norwegian...

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1,500 Faceshields Delivered

1,500 Faceshields Delivered

Chicago, Illinois- We donated 1500 more face shields from our partners mHUB Chicago to Saint Anthony Hospital. For 125 years, St. Anthony's has helped patients find and receive health care,...

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1,000 Faceshields Delivered

1,000 Faceshields Delivered

Chicago, Illinois-  We are partnering with mHUB Chicago to get #PPE to hospitals on the frontline! We delivered 1000 face shields to SwedishChicago to help protect their diverse staff and...

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200 Faceshields Delivered to D.C.

200 Faceshields Delivered to D.C.

Washington, D.C. - Howard University Hospital is one of the nation’s top HBCUs and their hospital is serving under-resourced communities of color who have been hit especially hard in Washington,...

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200 Faceshields Delivered

200 Faceshields Delivered

Chicago, Illinois - Saint Anthony Hospital is a safety net hospital that serves primarily Hispanic and Black communities in the Chicago area. Approx. 45% of the patients they see are COVID...

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200 More Faceshields Delivered

200 More Faceshields Delivered

Chicago, Illinois - COVID-19 has prevented family and friends from visiting patients sick with the virus. #PPE help #healthcareheroes feel safe and confident as they bravely continue to provide care...

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200 Faceshields and 1 Intubation Box Delivered

200 Faceshields and 1 Intubation Box Delivered

Chicago, Illinois - Deep gratitude for #PPE from #healthcareheroes at Holy Cross Hospital Sinai Health System, in the south side of Chicago. Area residents they serve have higher rates of COVID-19,...

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200 Faceshields and 2 Intubation Boxes

200 Faceshields and 2 Intubation Boxes

Chicago, Illinois - This week we delivered face shields to Jackson Park Hospital. Drs. Carranza and Lubben emphasized that #PPE supplies will remain a challenge for hospitals serving low income and...

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200 Faceshields Delivered to St. Mary’s

200 Faceshields Delivered to St. Mary’s

Chicago, Illinois - Faceshields help extend the life and use of other precious #PPE supplies like masks and goggles. Last week’s delivery of 200 faceshields AMITA Health Saints Mary and Elizabeth...

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200 Faceshields Delivered to New Orleans

200 Faceshields Delivered to New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana - Located in the heart of New Orleans, UMC New Orleans has a rich legacy dating back nearly 300 years. Since their beginnings at Charity Hospital and University Hospital,...

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100 Faceshields delivered to Beaumont Health

100 Faceshields delivered to Beaumont Health

Rochester, Michigan- Michigan is one of the states hit hardest by #COVID-19. We sent 100 face shields to Mercy Health and another 100 to Beaumont Health to help our Midwest #healthcareheroes. Latest...

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100 Faceshields Sent to Michigan

100 Faceshields Sent to Michigan

Grand Rapids, Michigan - As one of the hardest hit states in the midwest, Michigan's Mercy Health Hospital was in need of faceshield's to help protect their hero's working in the hospitals. On April...

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About Us 

We are a group of 75 professionals currently enrolled in the Kellogg School of Management Executive MBA program. Led by Dr. Smitha Arekapudi, we are working with the Kellogg network to protect frontline healthcare workers.

Check out our recent feature on Inside Kellogg.

Our COVID-19 Healthcare Heros

dR. sMITHA aREKAPUDI

Board-certified Anesthesiologist and Epidemiologist 

DR. DAVID PRESS

Board-certified Internist and Associate Chief Medical Officer of a Washington, DC area hospital 

Dr. Kanan Shah

Doctor of Pharmacy, Board-certified in Critical Care and General Pharmacotherapy

Dr. John S. Rhee

Professor and Chairman of Otolaryngology at Medical College of Wisconsin

Dr. Vishnu Potini

Board-certified orthopedic surgeon

Supply Partner

Systematics is a family-owned, small business in Itasca, IL that designs and fabricates retail marketing solutions such as displays, signage, fixtures, kiosks, etc. Systematics was able to pivot their business model and transition their manufacturing plant to produce PPE products right here in the USA. Systematics’ mission is to provide PPE products that are in high demand, provide jobs for their employees, help raise money, and give back to all those in the community effected by the pandemic.

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