DETROIT (WXYZ) — Tom Gores, the owner of the Detroit Pistons, has purchased 100,000 face masks for frontline workers amid the coronavirus health crisis, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced Monday.
The masks will be given to Detroit police officers, firefighters, bus drivers and other city workers serving the public.
“First responders and city workers are on the front line of this crisis and they need our support now more than ever,” Gores said. “I’m proud of the way people are coming together.”
The masks are expected to be delivered to city procurement officials within the next 48 hours.
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