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Grasshopper Energy donates KN95 masks to doctors’ offices in Oakville and Halton

The Ontario cleantech firm has provided a donation of 2000 surgical masks, 464 KN95 masks and 58 big boxes with sanitizers

April 29, 2020  by CM Staff

Azeem M. Qureshi, founder and CEO of Grasshopper Energy, Oakville Mayor Rob Burton, Dr. Rodger Shortt and Oakville MPP Stephen Crawford. PHOTO: Grasshopper Energy

OAKVILLE, Ont. – Mississauga, Ont.-based renewable energy firm Grasshopper Energy announced on April 28 that the company has provided a donation of 2000 surgical masks, 464 KN95 masks and 58 big boxes with sanitizers to PPE for Halton – an organization that collects personal protective equipment for Oakville and Halton doctors’ offices.

“It is our duty to do everything we can for our healthcare workers”, said Azeem M. Qureshi, founder and CEO of Grasshopper Energy, in a prepared statement. “Our healthcare workers have dedicated their lives to save and preserve ours, selflessly fighting COVID-19. We must support them in everyway possible.”

“I sincerely appreciate Grasshopper Energy’s generous donation of needed personal protective equipment for our local doctors’ offices,” stated Oakville MPP Stephen Crawford. “Health care professionals in Oakville have been engaging in tough work, sacrificing every day to help our community stay strong and healthy, which we deeply thank them for.”


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