Harry’s donates $1 million worth of shaving products to healthcare workers

FILE PHOTO: Harry’s has donated $1 million worth of shaving products to healthcare workers in New York and other parts of the country. (jacson13/Pixabay)

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FILE PHOTO: Harry’s has donated $1 million worth of shaving products to healthcare workers in New York and other parts of the country. (jacson13/Pixabay)

Harry's is known for its line of personal care equipment, so it should come as no surprise the grooming and shaving product company has stepped up in a big way during this fight against the coronavirus.

Harry's has donated $1 million worth of shaving products to healthcare workers in New York and other parts of the country.

Co-CEO Jeff Raider, told WFXT-TV Friday afternoon about his company's donation.

"We just started sending products to people who would reach out to us to try to help them however we could. Then we took a step back and figured we should something more systematically. We heard two things," said Raider. "First, that people had to shave to wear N-95 masks. We literally heard from people who hadn't shaved in 20 years, being like, 'Hey, I know you sell razors, and I need a razor so that I can be safe.' The second thing that we heard was that people weren't staying at home all the time. They were staying at the hospital or hotels because they didn't want to infect their families."

The company donated $500,000 worth of products to healthcare workers in New York, and has made $500,000 worth of products available to healthcare workers in other states.