Over the past couple of weeks, the Washington state Tree Fruit Association has delivered air purifiers for farm workers across Central Washington.  The purifiers were delivered to the Catholic Charities of Central Washington and the Yakima Housing Authority, and distributed from there.  WSTFA purchased these air purifiers using a $20,000 grant from the Yakima Valley Resilience and Response Fund.

This grant is the result of a funding partnership with the United Way of Central Washington, the Latino Community Fund, and the Yakima Valley Community Fund.

These air purifiers are FDA-approved to remove viruses, including COVID-19, from indoor air and provide farmworker housing operators with another tool to ensure safe housing for the agricultural workforce.

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