Sacramento Kings guard Corey Joseph is donating face shields together with his family to the frontline workers in the hospital taking care of the COVID 19 patients in his native city Ontario, Canada. Joseph which Operation Canadian Shield helps them to distribute the face shields are having a partnership with the King’s chief of staff and assistant coach Roy Rana, Frontier, Sunnybrook Foundation and University Health Network to coordinate this effort.
“It is heartbreaking to witness the effects of this pandemic around the world, so I wanted to do my part to help where I grew up,” said Joseph. “The courageous work of the hospital community is admirable, and it is important to help protect them. I look forward to providing support in Toronto along with upcoming community efforts throughout Canada and Sacramento as we fight this virus together.”
“This is a tragic situation for all of us, and at the same time it is inspiring to see Cory’s leadership in this effort,” said Rana. “I am honored to help him aid these healthcare heroes back home while they put their lives on the line to save others.”