The United Impact Fund & California Health Medical Reserve Corps Donate Respirator Masks to OLE

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As part of the PRISM initiative launched by United Global Alliance, the donation is set to help minority communities in the pandemic

WASHINGTON - eTradeWire -- The United Impact Fund (, in partnership with California Health Medical Reserve Corps ( (CHMRC) has donated 1,000 respirator masks and 100 gowns to OLE Health ( The donation will help support residents and healthcare workers at the forefront of COVID-19 in Napa and Solano counties.

In the COVID-19 pandemic, personal protective equipment (PPE) has been in critically short supply (, putting health workers and everyday people at risk of spreading and contracting the virus. The mask and gown donation from the United Impact Fund and CHMRC has come at a pivotal time and is already being used to protect the staff and people OLE Health serves who are most at risk. The life-saving PPE is allowing OLE Health to continue to provide high-quality care to thousands of patients, especially in a time of crisis.

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The United Impact Fund is a relief fund recently launched ( by United Global Alliance (UNITED (, an impact venture firm with a global footprint that addresses sustainability challenges in the fintech, telecom, energy and healthcare sectors. The fund mobilizes philanthropists, foundations, family offices, technology entrepreneurs, and community organizations to scale high-impact solutions that empower minorities.

The fund is also part of PRISM ( (Pandemic Response through Innovation & Scientific Methodology), UNITED's collaborative initiative that addresses urgent needs among vulnerable communities. To date, PRISM has donated over 40,000 respirator masks and gowns to community clinics serving Hispanic and Black communities both in the US and across Africa.

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In addition to its healthcare community programs, UNITED is working with investors and technology leaders to build additional impact initiatives in the eSports, fintech, and telecom sectors, including a project that advances connectivity and broadband access among minorities and underserved communities.

"OLE Health's staff and network of frontline healthcare workers are working tirelessly to assist at-risk communities, and UNITED is truly honored to support them during these troubling times, first with COVID and now with the wildfires", says Bachir Diagne (, Co-founder and General Partner at UNITED.

"As the local consortium of community health centers in Napa and Solano Counties, we are glad to be able to help coordinate this effort along with CHMRC and PRISM", adds Alvaro Fuentes (, Executive Director of the Community Clinic Consortium of Contra Costa and Solano Counties.

Jamie Ross

Source: United Impact Fund
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