As of early evening today, 547 people have signed the petition. Ludwig said she wants at least 1,000 signatures to grace the petition, but she believes the more John Hancocks it has, the better the odds of success.
For each mask that is purchased, the Saints will donate one to Regions Hospital, who will use them for visitors and patients that enter the hospital to potentially help stop the spread of COVID-19.
The Columbia Police Foundation, who have set a goal to raise at least $20,000, administer Peace of Mind. If you would like to donate separately, you can send donations to: Columbia Police Foundation, Attn: Chief Skip Holbrook, 1 Justice Square, Columbia, SC 29201.
In Columbia, South Carolina, the Columbia Fireflies, the South Atlantic League Single-A affiliate of the New York Mets, are joining forces with Peace of Mind. POM is a program that provides free hotel rooms to Columbia’s front-liners, and its working with the Fireflies to sell a limited edition ‘Wash Your Wings’ t-shirt to help raise funds to house these brave workers while they conduct their Herculean efforts.
"Every part of the supply chain is disrupted," said Peter Pitts, former FDA Associate Commissioner and President and co-Founder of Center for Medicine in the Public Interest.