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Within 60 minutes, donation drive raises nearly $600K for emergency medical supplies

Original post made on Mar 24, 2020

Silicon Valley Leadership Group is leading a major campaign to round up respirators, hazmat suits and other supplies for public health care workers in Santa Clara County to stay protected from the coronavirus.

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Posted by Oldtimer
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 24, 2020 at 11:28 am

Why haven't these companies donated their equipment prior to this time? Because they need a tax write-off via a non-profit?

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Posted by Stupid Question
a resident of Bailey Park
on Mar 25, 2020 at 6:49 pm

El Camino Hospital Board for years now has been paying its CEOs north of $800,000 a year with the Voice reporting operating profits in the millions of dollars.

My stupid question is why these geniuses never had a plan for a pandemic or a stockpile of respirators and masks?

Thanks for nothing.

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Posted by Gary
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Mar 25, 2020 at 7:43 pm

Giant corporations donate thousands and get back billions in bailouts. What a great deal. An art. Governments around the globe saw this coming. Just look at the movie Contagion (2011) which is free on demand Xfinity. But our system values profit over people. So what if a few million die before their time in the USA? We have no shortage of people. Thin the herd - some would say. Some like Trump.

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