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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s Texas and California centers receive $20,000 worth of Personal Protective Equipment from LifeToGo

 

Devereux Texas received 3,000 face masks and 2,400 bottles of hand sanitizer from LifeToGo. Pictured from left: Devereux Texas nurses Aliese Cooper and Kelly Nguyen.

LifeToGo donated 7,000 face masks and more than 3,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to Devereux California. Pictured: Devereux California Finance and Facilities Coordinator Stacey Swain.

League City, Texas – April 8, 2021 – Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Texas and California today announced they received a donation of more than $20,000 worth of life-saving Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including face masks and hand sanitizer, from LifeToGo, a curated, lifestyle marketplace and health and wellness community.

The PPE will be used to help protect Devereux’s front-line staff, along with individuals served by the nonprofit behavioral healthcare organization who are living with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences. Look below to view a list of items donated by LifeToGo:

Devereux Texas:

  • 3,000, 3-ply disposable face masks
  • 1,200, 8-ounce bottles of hand sanitizer
  • 1,200, 2-ounce bottles of hand sanitizer

Devereux California:

  • 5,000, 3-ply disposable face masks
  • 2,000, KN95 face masks
  • 3,168, 4-ounce bottles of hand sanitizer

“LifeToGo is literally a lifesaver – its generous donation of high-quality PPE is simply amazing,” said Devereux Texas Executive Director Pam Reed. “We will be forever grateful to LifeToGo for its support in protecting the at-risk youth and adults in our care, as well as our hard-working and dedicated front-line staff, during the pandemic.”

Devereux California Executive Director Amy Evans, M.A., LMFT, LPCC, also noted, “These items are critical in our efforts to keep our team members – who give their all on a daily basis – safe and healthy. We want to thank LifeToGo for helping us remain #DevereuxStrong.”

Supporting front-line staff

Since the beginning of the pandemic, LifeToGo has donated thousands of face masks and other PPE to hospitals and nonprofit organizations like Devereux across the U.S.

“LifeToGo and parent company Accerlate360 are so happy we are able to help Devereux with PPE donations for their Texas and California locations,” shared LifeToGo Executive Vice President and Editor in Chief Lisa Pounds. “We cannot express enough gratitude for our healthcare and mental health providers for all of their dedication and hard work throughout COVID-19 in supporting the individuals they serve and putting them first.”

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health California

Founded in 1945, Devereux California provides a continuum of care for adults – ages 18 through lifespan – with diagnoses, including autistic spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, emotional and behavioral challenges, dementia and other cognitive disorders. Devereux California offers residential and day treatment programs; community-based group homes, supported living services and respite care. www.devereuxca.org.

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Texas

Founded in 1959, Devereux Texas offers programs and services for individuals of all ages who have a wide range of emotional, behavioral, development and psychiatric challenges. Our programs include long-term hospitalization and intensive residential services for adolescents, residential programs for children and adults, community based-living, as well as accredited school and vocational programs.
www.devereuxtx.org.

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations providing services, insight and leadership in the evolving field of behavioral healthcare. Founded in 1912 by special education pioneer Helena Devereux, the organization operates a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults – and their families – every year. Focused on clinical advances emerging from a new understanding of the brain, its unique approach combines evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement.

With more than 7,500 employees working in programs across the nation, Devereux is a recognized partner for families, schools and communities, serving many of our country’s most vulnerable populations in the areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and foster care. Programs are offered in hospital, residential, community and school-based settings. They include: assessments; interventions and support; transition and independent life services; family and professional training; research and innovation; and advocacy and public education. For more than a century, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has been guided by a simple and enduring mission: To change lives by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences. www.devereux.org.

About Accelerate 360, LLC

Accelerate360, LLC is one of the leading wholesale distribution companies in the United States distributing a wide array of products in the general merchandise and wellness space. It provides a number of turnkey business solutions for both businesses and brands including sourcing, distribution, program development, market research, merchandising, and marketing. Headquartered in Smyrna, Ga., Accelerate has 1,300 employees across the U.S., with more than 20 distribution locations servicing grocery, mass, drug, convenience and other commercial entities. www.accelerate360.com.

 

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