Ford participates in COVID-19 memorial

(Michigan Central Station to get spotlight during memorial)

According to the latest statistics, there have been 23,556,676 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 392,641 deaths in the United States. Ford Motor Company will join with organizations and communities across the United States tomorrow in a memorial honoring people who lost their lives as a result of the pandemic.

For one hour starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Ford will illuminate its world headquarters here and the historic Michigan Central Station that the company is restoring in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood – simultaneous with building lightings and church bells pealing all over the country.

The memorial was planned by the 2021 Presidential Inaugural Committee and will feature a lighting around the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in Washington, D.C., to mark the day of remembrance and unity.


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Ford is a chair of the committee and supporting inaugural activities by contributing up to four million Michigan-made face masks being used by participants in the committee’s National Day of Service on Martin Luther King Day. 


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In total, Ford is producing and donating 100 million face masks through mid-2021 as part of its commitment to provide personal protective equipment to help communities combat and limit the spread of the virus.

SOURCE: Ford

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