March 3, 2021

12 Indian-American hoteliers donate masks in 4 states – India New Engl

Washington– Twelve Indian-American hoteliers ave collaborated to purchase donate 25,000 protective face masks to 11 hospitals in the four states — California, Texas, Oregon, Washington — where their respective companies operate, it was reported.

The masks donation represents a joint effort by Neal Patel, founder managing partner of Blue Chip Hotels which operates in Texas, Bijal Patel, CEO principal of Coast Redwood Hospitality in Northern California, India-West said in a news report on Tuesday.

“Hospitality is not just our job � it’s a calling a lifelong bond to serving people,” said Bijal Patel.

Neal Patel said: “During this crisis environment, we want to make work a little safer easier for the health care first-responders who are working so very hard on behalf of the communities where we do business.”

Taran Patel, managing principal of A1 Hospitality Group based in Kennewick, Washington, explained his reason for joining the contribution group: “As our company thought about what our local communities needed, we quickly realized there was a dire need for protective medical equipment, masks in particular.

“We immediately put together an energized group of young hoteliers who could act fast to leverage our collective resources to make an immediate, meaningful impact,” the India-West news
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