CEO and co-founder, Alfred Zaccagnino
, joined longtime New York Yankees
Advisor Ray Negron
on Friday October 23 at P.S. 055,
in the Bronx, to share the gift of health and wellness with pupils, on behalf of two outstanding Yankees players. See our feature on Media Hype
Shortstop Gleyber Torres
and third baseman Geo Ursula
came up with the idea to provide much needed sanitizer to Bronx schoolchildren in order to keep them safe in class, and took the request to the team here at H2One. Read more on Daily Pop News
On Friday, we donated more than 500 bottles of our 500ml “Awakening Citrus” hand sanitizer to every pupil at the school — as well as additional bottles for teachers and classrooms. Located at 450 St Paul’s Place
, P.S. 055 serves children from pre-k to 5th grade, including special ed. See our feature on The Hype Magazine
This donation is part of our “Giving Back” Program, which our CEO believes is vital in today’s uncertain times. We have proudly donated thousands of bottles of hand sanitizer to more than 400 New York Public Schools, as well as to Kips Bay Boys & Girls Clubs. Read more on Thrive Global
“As a father of two children, I want to ensure that all of our kids are safe in the classroom, and that they realize the importance of clean hands. Sanitizing their hands should become second nature, like tying their shoelaces,” says Zaccagnino, our CEO and founder of Samarian Group of Companies and Code One Inc., which is the lead investor in H2One. See our feature on Gothamology
Ray Negron, who has been involved with The Yankees for more than 40 years, says the inspiration for this donation came from two players who always look out for the Bronx: “It didn’t surprise me one bit that this great suggestion came from Gleyber and Geo, because they love this community and especially the kids.” Read more on New York Weekly Times
Zaccagnino says for hand sanitizers to become a part of everyday life, they must be appealing to users, as well as staying in compliance with important FDA, WHO and CDC guidelines. H2One has skin-friendly ingredients such as Aloe and Vitamin E as well as being available in: an awakening citrus or calming lavender scent. It contains 75% Ethyl Alcohol, surpassing CDC recommendations. See our feature on Los Angeles Weekly Times.
Having recently been featured in Vogue, and GQ, we have also created an animated video – aimed at children – to teach them the importance of clean hands as well as how to safely apply hand sanitizer. In the video, the H2One bottle becomes the teacher. View it here.
Future H2One donations are planned for healthcare workers and first responders, in anticipation of a Covid-19 resurgence this winter. Read more on Hollywood Digest.
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