Elements Direct to Distribute Free Masks and Hand Sanitizer at Dec. 19 Event

Pick Up Free PPE at Tarrant County Resource Connection Event or at Five Area Goodwill Stores

WHO:  Open to the public; first-come, first-served – while supplies last

WHAT:  Elements Direct, a wholesale supply company, will offer a free bottle of hand sanitizer (1-gallon, 16 oz or 8oz) and a 50-count box of 3-ply face masks per car on Saturday, December 19th from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at a drive through event at Tarrant County Resource Connection.

“We want to spread cheer, not germs, and help keep our neighbors safe,” said Gary Wilson, Chief Executive Procurement Officer & Chairman for Elements Direct. “We’re proud to be able to offer these free personal protective items to those who may not be able to afford them this holiday season.”

Santa and the Grinch will be onsite at the event at Tarrant County Resource Connection to greet families during the event. Participants are asked to remain in their vehicle at all times.

In partnership with Goodwill North Central Texas, individuals may also pick up these free items at five area Goodwill retail stores beginning at 9 a.m., while supplies last. (Two Fort Worth locations – 6908 Camp Bowie Blvd. and 6297 Granbury Road; as well as Watauga – 7201 Rufe Snow Dr.; Arlington – 1100 W. Arkansas Lane; and Hurst – 825 W. Pipeline Road.)

WHEN:  Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE:  Tarrant County Resource Connection – 2300 Circle Drive, (Parking Lot E) Fort Worth, TX 76119

 ABOUT:   About Elements Direct

Elements Direct was founded in 2016 as a wholesale supplier of raw materials to a variety of different industries. When COVID-19 emerged in early 2020, the company used years of expertise and connections in the procurement industry to meet the rising demands for personal protection equipment. Elements Direct partnered with a large, FDA-approved, Texas based bio-chem company capable to produce high quality hand sanitizer, and went to work securing face masks, as well as other high-quality PPE gear. Learn more at www.elementsdirect.net.

 About Goodwill North Central Texas, Inc.

Goodwill is more than a thrift store. The largest employer of people with disabilities in the world, Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance.

Goodwill North Central Texas’s 25 retail locations provide revenue through the sale of donated goods to support Goodwill’s mission – job training and career services for people with disabilities, such as physical or mental disabilities and other barriers to employment including lack of education or work experience and to vulnerable populations including the homeless, at-risk youth, veterans and the formerly incarcerated. For more information on Goodwill North Central Texas, please visit www.goodwillnorthcentraltexas.org.