ORANGEBURG, N.Y. A global manufacturer of hand sanitizing wipes donated more than 50,000 cases of products to relief efforts in Haiti.
Nice-Pak and its sister company, Professional Disposables Internationalm announced that the donation of such products as baby wipes, miscellaneous personal care products and alcohol pads and money to both Feed the Children and the American Red Cross Haitian relief fund to help those affected by the disaster. Nice-Pak already has donated 20,000 cases of products to Feed the Children, a nonprofit aid organization that runs multiple clinics in Haiti and ships supplies directly to those clinics that have been serving as makeshift hospitals and assistance centers since the earthquake. Meanwhile, PDII plans to donate 30,000 additional cases of products to reach a total of approximately $650,000 worth of donations.
Nice-Pak and PDII matched the funds dollar for dollar that employees raised through bake sales, pizza slice donations, fund drop boxes and spare change jars. The company also is working with medical and such local relief agencies as Rockland County Haiti Relief and Konbit Neg Lakay to launch a nonperishable drive to collect needed items to help those affected by the earthquake.
"Many of our associates closer to home were affected by this tragedy and were concerned about loved ones in the impacted area," said Robert Julius, chairman and CEO of Nice-Pak and PDII. "Our associates have rallied together across all our sites to raise money for the relief efforts, which truly underscores the Nice-Pak/PDII spirit and dedication of our employees."