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J. Rieger & Co. supplying hospitals with hand sanitizer

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J. Rieger & Co. supplying hospitals with hand sanitizer

J. Rieger & Co. supplying hospitals with hand sanitizer

With hundreds of requests each day, J.

Rieger & Co.

Say the distillery has made more than 10,000 gallons of hand sanitizer in 10 days.

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FROM DISTILLINGWHISKEY, GIN, ANDVODKA... TO MAKING HANDSANITIZER...WE"VE TOLD YOUABOUT J.

RIEGER ANDCOMPANY"S EFFORTSTO KEEP THE COMMUNITYSAFE.NOW ONLY ON 41 ACTIONNEWS- WE"RE TAKINGYOU BEHIND THE SCENESTO SHOW YOU WHAT ITTAKES TO TRANSFORMTHEIR BUSINESS AND WHOHAS BEEN ASKING FORHELP.The WHISKEY STILLS ARESTILL WORKINGBUT THESE ARE NOT THEBOTTLES THE FOLKS AT J.RIEGER & COMPANYTHOUGHT THEY"D BEFILLING.26.20 yeah In 48 hours weswitched over our entirebusiness.TO HAND SANITIZER -PUMPING OUT MORE THANTEN THOUSAND GALLONSLAST WEEK - TRYING TOKEEP UP WITH REQUESTSTHAT KEEP POURING IN.9.24.08 I"ve been gettingabout 500 a day.9.30.36 it felt for a whiletherelike I was playing Godand you know like peoplecalling say ing like I have nowhere else to turn can youhep us?SHE SAID IT STARTED AS AREQUEST FROM ANURSING FACILITY.9.25.51 this lady was like Isaw a Seattle distillery makinghand sanitizer can you guysdo it?

We"re in desperateneed.

SFROM THERE THEYJUMPED IN AND OFFEREDBOTTLES TO THE PUBLICTOO9.26.32 it started off a reallysmall operationWITH A HUGE PUBLICDEMAND.928.37 we shut down traffic inall directionsBUT WHAT REALLYSHOCKED THEM WAS WHONEEDED THEM.9.31.12 I"m getting a tonof emails from nurses,9.29.03 a lot of firstresponders,SHE READ US A FEWREQUESTS - ONE FROM ALAB-it is becoming more and moredifficult to purchaseour lab will be receiving tenthousand covid19 samplestonight to be testedTO A NURSING HOME FORNUNS.9.45.14 WOULD THERE BE APOSSIBILITY YOU COULDDONATE SOME OF YOURLARGE BOTTLES TO THENUNS?9.45.28 HOW DO YOU SAYNO TO THAT?THEY DIDN"T.

RIEGERSAYS THEY DONATE ALLTHEY CAN - WHILE HAVINGTO BUY THE SUPPLIES ANDTRY TO KEEP PAYING THEIRSTAFF CUSTOMERS WHOCAN HAVE BEEN PAYING ITFORWARD TOO WHILE THEDISTILLERY WORKS TOMAKE HAND SANITIZER ASFAST AS THEY CAN.9.31.03 we had some massiveorders for some health caresystems in the metro.INCLUDING UNIVERSITY OFKANSAS HEALTH SYSTEM,North Kansas City HOSPITAL,AND ST LUKE"S HEALTHSYSTEM.

RIEGER SAYSTHEY"RE JUSTGRATEFUL THEY CAN HELPKansas City AND BEYOND.9.35.58 we have theresources and the capabilitiesto make a huge impact.RIEGER SAYS THEY'VEDONATED MORE THAN 4THOUSAND BOTTLES SOFAR.ST.

LUKE'S HEALTHSYSTEM SAYS THEY'REBUYING TWO THOUSAND4-OUNCE BOTTLES A WEEKFROM THEM.NORTH KANSAS CITYHOSPITAL SAYS J.

RIEGERIS SELLING THEM ABOUT100 LITERS OF ALCOHOL AWEEK THAT THEIRPHARMACISTS CONVERTINTO HAND SANITIZER FOREMPLOYEES.and univ.

Of ks health systemsays they use and appreciatethe rieger hand sanitizer -taylor - you also heard themsay they're watching suppliesevery day - they have enoughfor now- but in a fe





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