Parker’s Kitchen founder and CEO Greg Parker, left, recently donated 700 KN95 face masks to Roper Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Sue Bennett and Roper Hospital Chief Administrative Officer Matt Desmond to support frontline healthcare providers at Roper Hospital, part of Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston, S.C during the COVID-19 pandemic. Parker’s Kitchen and its parent company, Parker’s, have donated more than 7,000 face masks to hospitals and healthcare providers across South Carolina and Georgia over the past six weeks, underscoring the company’s commitment to giving back to every community where it operates retail stores.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (June 4, 2020) – Parker’s Kitchen – America’s cleanest convenience store company, with retail stores serving award-winning Southern-inspired food throughout the metro Charleston, S.C. area – recently donated 700 KN95 face masks to frontline healthcare providers at Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Roper St. Francis Healthcare is touched by the overwhelming kindness of Parker’s Kitchen for donating masks that will help in keeping our teams safe while they care for our patients,” said Scott Ferguson, supply chain director for Roper St. Francis Healthcare. “Delivering quality, safe care is the hallmark of our brand, and we are thankful for the generosity of Parker’s Kitchen and so many other community partners who have stepped forward during these unprecedented times.”
Parker’s Kitchen and its parent company, Parker’s, have donated more than 7,000 face masks to hospitals and healthcare providers across South Carolina and Georgia over the past six weeks, including Pruitt Health in Moncks Corner, S.C. and Beaufort Memorial Hospital in Beaufort, S.C.
“We’re deeply grateful to all the doctors, nurses, clinicians and staff who are providing exceptional healthcare to area residents throughout the Coronavirus pandemic,” said Parker’s and Parker’s Kitchen founder and CEO Greg Parker. “We know there have been mask shortages throughout the region and want to make sure area healthcare workers have the Personal Protective Equipment they need to stay safe while caring for patients.”