Gary Sinise Foundation donates face shields to LAFD

The Gary Sinise Foundation's Emergency COVID-19 Combat Service initiative donates much needed equipment to the Los Angeles Fire Dept. first responders.
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Actor Gary Sinise and his charitable foundation have made a generous donation to L.A.'s first responders. His organization provided face shields to the Los Angeles Fire Department to help with their work on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The LAFD said that because of demand, gloves, goggles and face shields have been tough to come by. This donation of reusable shields will help them immeasurably.

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"Thank you for all the support. You've supported us with other donations and equipment," said LAFD Assistant Chief Wade White. "This is a big deal for us."

"You are courageous, you inspire us," said Sinise. "God bless you. Thank you very much. I'm a grateful American. Be safe."

This is part of the Sinise Foundation's Emergency COVID-19 Combat Service initiative, working alongside the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation.

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