Helmsley Charitable Trust Grants $4.7m to Fund Life-Saving Technology to Confront Cardiac Threat from COVID-19
May 13, 2020
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust an¬nounced today a multimillion-dollar effort to save the lives of COVID-19 patients and protect the frontline health¬care workers caring for them.
A total of $4,711,481 in fund¬ing will be distributed across five upper-midwestern states to pay for 367 LUCAS mechani¬cal CPR devices to be deployed to hospitals caring for patients during the pandemic and beyond.
“These devices are vital because we don’t want frontline health¬care workers to choose between trying to save a patient or risk¬ing exposure to themselves and others to the...