Kyowa Hakko USA Provides Aid to First Responders in NYC


The company will match funds raised for a donation to hospitals in New York City, a global epicenter in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ingredients supplier Kyowa Hakko USA will be supporting healthcare workers in New York City through a fundraising program in partnership with its customers. It will raise funds for the more than 42,000 front line workers in New York City’s network of hospitals at the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, and match contributions made in order to provide meals, groceries, supplies, and transportation services to doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers in emergency rooms, ICUs, community health centers, and nursing homes.
“During this time of crisis and uncertainty, supporting our local NYC health care workers who are laboring tirelessly around the clock is of utmost priority for us,” Leo Cullen, president of Kyowa Hakko USA, said. “At Kyowa Hakko, we strive to contribute to the optimal health and well-being of people around the world, and we hope our response efforts will help further this mission as we all grapple with this crisis.”
Additionally, Kyowa Hakko has partnered with one of its customers to raise funds supporting fitness professionals, who’ve been hard-hit by nationwide shutdowns of gyms and training facilities, and are experiencing major income loss.
“Just as it’s imperative for us to support our health care workers, it’s also essential for us to support our customers with their COVID-19 response initiatives,” Cullen said. “We hope that our efforts to help get this campaign started will foster a positive impact for our nation’s fitness professionals whose jobs have been deeply affected by COVID-19. When key players in the health and wellness industry can work together, real hope for optimism and change emerges. At Kyowa Hakko, we’re proud to be a