Maine Outdoor Brands News

Supporting Community COVID-19 Needs

By April 6, 2020June 9th, 2020No Comments

Maine Outdoor Brands pivoting to meet community COVID-19 needs (updated 4/6)

Portland Paddle – 5/15/20 switched to a pay-what-you-can model to support local Mainer’s experiencing financial hardship.

Flowfold – 6/5/20 has retooled its facility to manufacture face shields for hospitals.

SeaBags – 5/12/20 began making masks, donating its first batch to senior living facilities, and eventually offering them for sale to retail customers.

American Roots – 4/2/20 has pivoted to making personal protective equipment including face shields, masks, and gowns.

Confluence Collective put together a guide for safe and responsible fly-fishing during the pandemic.

GrandyOats – 4/2/20 donated 500+ oatmeal cups to Maine Medical Center.

Hyperlite Mountain Gear launched a new face mask that is available direct to consumers.

L.L.Bean –  is boxing food for the Good Shepherd Food Bank and making face masks using existing materials, such as its dog bed liners.

R.E.D.D  donated more than a thousand bars to hospitals in the New England, Los Angeles and NYC area.

Rippleffect is providing $15,000 in scholarships for their youth outdoor adventure programming for families experiencing hardships during the pandemic.

Roguewear Outdoors has shifted to making masks and is donating a portion of t-shirt sales to Lewiston small businesses.