Matson Navigation Co. Inc. donated $10,000 each to the University of Guam, Guam Community College, Palau Community College, College of Micronesia and Northern Marianas College. The donation was the final installment of a five-year, $50,000 commitment to provide scholarships to each institution.

Matson also donated $10,000 each to the Guam National Olympic Committee and the Coast Guard Marianas Chief Petty Officer Association, $5,000 each to the USO Guam and Joeten & Daidai Foundation and $3,000 each to the American Red Cross Guam Chapter to support disaster preparedness programs and to Special Olympics Guam in support of its year-round programs and annual games event.

 

Docomo Pacific raised more than $2,200 for the University of Guam Endowment Foundation during the UOG Triton Telethon held April 8 to April 15. All funds will be donated to assist healthcare professionals assisting with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Docomo also donated 20 Samsung tablets to Guam Memorial Hospital for distribution to patients afflicted with the coronavirus to help them stay connected with loved ones and provide entertainment as well as 15 mobile phones with mobile service to the Department of Public Health and Social Services to help the department in its efforts against the pandemic.

 

IT&E donated 10 Samsung Tablets to Guam Memorial Hospital for patients in isolation due to the coronavirus and 9 mobile hotspot devices with mobile service to Mañe’lu, a local non-profit that assists migrant families and provides translation services. Mañe’lu distributed the devices to help migrant families stay updated with the latest news on Guam’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

IT&E also donated 30 mobile hotspot devices and mobile service to University of Guam students who must continue classes online due to the closure of UOG’s campus due to the coronavirus.

 

Guam Gadao Lions Club donated 7,500 masks to the Guam Memorial Hospital.

 

Volunteer group PPE for Guam donated 550 face shields to Guam Memorial Hospital and Guam Regional Medical City. PPE also donated 175 sewn, reusable face masks to the Guam Office of Civil Defense, for local hospitals and first responders.

Ada’s Trust and Investment Inc. has donated office space in Hagatna for PPE for Guam to operate and receive donations.

 

Outback Steakhouse and Red Lobster partnered with the University of Guam and the Micronesia Chefs Association to provide 150 meals for nurses and staff in charge of COVID-19 surveillance and health hotlines in four areas of the island. 

In partnership with Bank of Guam, Red Lobster and Outback donated 50 lunch plates to the “Healthy Meals for Healthcare Heroes” program, a partnership aimed at feeding key front liners that include FHP Clinic, which serves as an overflow from Guam Memorial Hospital and the COVID-19 screening clinic.

Red Lobster donated up to 10 Grab & Go meals nightly to staff at Guam Memorial Hospital, an effort that began in March.

 

McDonald’s of Guam and Saipan is providing free meals to first responders and healthcare workers assisting with the COVID-19 pandemic from April 22 to May 5

At breakfast, individuals can choose from an Egg McMuffin, Chicken McGriddles or Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuit with any size soft drink, tea or hot coffee and a hash brown. For lunch and dinner, they can choose from a double cheeseburger, six-piece Chicken McNuggets or a Filet-O-Fish with any size soft drink, tea or hot coffee and small fries.

 

Ambros Inc. and Anheuser-Busch partnered with Kimberly Clark to donate 100 pairs of safety goggles and 149 cases of protective garments to frontline staff.

Ambros also donated a 3D printer with 20 rolls of polylactic acid plastic filament to PPE for Guam for the production of face shields for medical workers and 100 meals prepared by the Guam Reef Hotel and Aloha Maid to Guam Memorial Hospital and the Skilled Nursing Facility.

Ambros Inc. coordinated with Matson Inc. and Anheuser-Busch to deliver more than 25,800 of emergency drinking water to the American Red Cross Guam Chapter.

 

The Pacific Islands Bilingual-Bicultural Association Guam Chapter donated $500 to PPE for Guam.

 

Island Color & Copy printed and installed a sign that declares “Heroes Work Here” in front of Guam Memorial Hospital.

The sign was created and installed to show appreciation for front-line medical personnel assisting with the COVID-19 pandemic on the island.

 

Triple J Saipan Inc. donated more than 460 N95 masks to the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. – a value of more than $1,700 – to help provide much-needed personal protective equipment to healthcare professionals assisting with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Great Harvest Bread Co., a restaurant in the Triple J family of companies, donated four platters of sandwiches and wraps to first responders assigned to the Kanoa Resort Hotel, which is Saipan’s main quarantine site for COVID-19 cases. mbj


East Island Tinting and Paradise Auto Spa hung a banner at the front of the building in East Agana to thank front line and essential personnel working on Guam.

Photo courtesy of East Island Tinting and Paradise Auto Spa

 

(From left) Pramilla Sullivan, executive director, Guam Medical Association; Dr. Peter Lombard, Guam Medical Association ; Kai Akimoto, Guam Medical Association volunteer; and Paul A. Calvo, president and CEO, Calvo’s Insurance Underwriters.

Photo courtesy of Calvo’s SelectCare

Calvo’s SelectCare and its underwriting partner, Tokio Marine Pacific Insurance, donated $20,000 for lifesaving equipment and supplies to the Guam Medical Association.

Pay-Less Markets, a division of PMC Investments Inc., donated $12,000 to the Guam Medical Association for Personal Protective Equipment for frontline healthcare workers.