Heated vests for frontline volunteers

OroroOroro Heated Apparel of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, has donated hundreds of heated vests to CORE – the Community Organized Relief Effort – to assist in its Covid-19 relief efforts, which include providing vaccinations, testing and essential resource co-ordination.

CORE, co-founded by Sean Penn and Ann Lee, is a crisis-relief, non-profit organisation dedicated to providing support and essential resources to marginalised and vulnerable communities impacted by or vulnerable to crisis. Since March 2020, its 1,800 staff and volunteers nationwide have been providing free Covid-19 relief services in the US and Haiti.

For the full story, see the April 2021 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.