The Beauty of Community – L’Oréal Ireland Donates Free Hygiene Products to Ireland’s Frontline Workers
L’Oréal Ireland donates 50,000 free hygiene products and hand sanitisers to frontline Healthcare Workers. And 27,000 to frontline Pharmacy and Food Distribution Workers across Ireland.
At L’Oréal UK & Ireland we feel a strong sense of responsibility to support relief efforts for the most vulnerable during this unprecedented crisis. The frontline healthcare workers and retail staff are doing an incredible job looking after the sick and providing essential products and services to communities. We feel honoured to be able to provide them with hand sanitisers and key hygiene products. We believe in the beauty of community and are proud to contribute to the needs of our heroic NHS and HSE staff, and those on the retail frontlines across the UK & Ireland.”
L’Oréal UK and Ireland Country Managing Director
Building on the L’Oréal Group’s wider European solidarity programme announced globally on March 18th 2020. L’Oréal Ireland is implementing a series of measures for communities most impacted by the crisis. Below highlights their most recent support to help fight COVID-19. And the support they are showing to their extended network.
The L’Oréal Group and its Family of Brands will:
- Donate 40,000 hygiene and care products to frontline healthcare workers. In partnership with In Kind Direct and Blue Light Card, they will provide 40,000 body wash, hand creams, conditioner, shampoo and skincare products to hospital workers in Ireland. This includes products from L’Oréal Paris, Garnier, Kiehl’s, Lancôme, Urban Decay, YSL and House 99. As well as L’Oréal Paris Men Expert, La Roche-Posay and CeraVe, Vichy, Roger and Gallet, Baxter of California, Kerastase, Redken, Matrix and Decleor.
- Donate 10,000 Hand Sanitisers to frontline healthcare workers. They will distribute 10,000 La Roche Posay-manufactured hand sanitisers to frontline healthcare workers in the Ireland.
- Support small businesses. L’Oréal Ireland has frozen the payments of their most vulnerable very small and small-sized customers in their distribution network until their businesses resume. Additionally, L’Oréal Ireland has shortened its payment times for small suppliers who have been most exposed to this economic crisis.
- Protect pharmacy and food distribution workers. Garnier will give 27,000 free bottles of the new Garnier Pure Active Hand Sanitiser Gel to independent pharmacies. As well as Dunnes Stores and Boots.
About L’Oréal UK & Ireland
L’Oréal established the UK & Ireland subsidiary in 1932. And today it is the Group’s fifth largest subsidiary worldwide. L’Oréal UK & Ireland employs over 4,500 people. And trains 32,000 hairdressers through its professional academies every year. L’Oréal UK & Ireland participates in the International and National UNESCO For Women In Science programmes. And supports youth science education through the L’Oréal Young Scientist Centre at the Royal Institution. For more information visit: www.loreal.co.uk
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