Garment District for Gowns is partnering with The Floating Hospital to provide essential items to New York families in need. All donations are appreciated, 100% of the proceeds benefit The Floating Hospital and their patients.
Garment District for Gowns (GDFG) is a female-founded, NYC-based non-profit organization that provides healthwear and crisis relief to medical facilities and community organizations. Founded in the wake of the Covid-19 epidemic, they have manufactured and distributed medical isolation gowns for over 46 Hospitals and Healthcare facilities, donating more than 11,000 gowns to date – all proudly made in the USA. GDFG will be providing The Floating Hospital with critical PPE supplies and an extensive list of essential items urgently needed by the families they serve, including infant diapers, socks & underwear, children’s clothing, adult professional clothing to be worn during job interviews and more. Corporate sponsorship has been secured to bolster the donation effort.
The Floating Hospital (TFH) is a charitable institution that combines healthcare, social support, and the delivery of necessities to vulnerable families in New York City, with a particular focus on women and children. TFH’s unique integrated-care model includes medical, dental, and behavioral health programs and free health-education programming all under one roof. It also offers a free shelter-to- clinic shuttle service from nearly 300 locations throughout the five boroughs. TFH also provides essentials such as food, seasonal clothing, diapers, and hygiene products to families living with homelessness. Founded in 1866, TFH is one of the last family-practice-based charity hospitals in the city, extending high-quality, compassionate care to families regardless of race or ethnicity, immigration or insurance status, or ability to pay. Since its founding, the Hospital has served more than 5 million New Yorkers. Since the start of the pandemic 1 in 7 New Yorkers have lost their jobs, making the work of The Floating Hospital as important as ever.
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