PISCATAWAY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Infinity BiologiX (“IBX”), a next-generation central laboratory, announced a $50,000 donation to Sewa International and UNICEF USA to assist with on-the-ground humanitarian relief in India, following the deadly surge in COVID-19 infections.
IBX’s support will go toward the procurement and distribution of urgently needed oxygen machines, ventilators, personal protective equipment, testing kits, and packages of daily essentials.
"The pandemic is having a devastating impact in India as COVID-19 outbreaks overwhelm the healthcare system and communities across the country," said Robin Grimwood, CEO of IBX. "Our hearts go out to the people of India and we are committed to doing our part to help those who are working to provide immediate relief and save lives."
"As we work to support India during the deadly COVID-19 outbreak, Sewa International is grateful to corporate partners like IBX for standing alongside us. Together, we will work to increase access to critical life-saving medical care and supplies," said Sandeep Khadkekar, Vice President for Marketing and Fund Development, Sewa International.
About Infinity BiologiX
Infinity BiologiX (IBX) is a market-disrupting next-generation central laboratory supporting academia, government, and industry. IBX provides global sample collection, processing, storage, and analytical services integrated with scientific and technical support in both the research and clinical arenas. As a leader in biomaterials, IBX provides support to the development of diagnostics, therapeutics, and research in the genomics, precision, and regenerative medicine arenas. IBX previously operated as RUCDR Infinite Biologics before spinning off from Rutgers University-New Brunswick in August 2020. For more information, visit www.ibx.bio.
About Sewa International
Sewa International (www.sewausa.org) is a 501 (c)(3) Hindu faith-based charitable nonprofit that works in the areas of disaster recovery, education, and development. Sewa has 43 Chapters across the USA and serves regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. IBX’s connection to Sewa USA was facilitated by PhiladelphiA RAjasthan Mandal (PARAM), a local body of volunteers within the Bharatiya Cultural Center of Philadelphia.
About UNICEF USA
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to pursue a more equitable world for every child. UNICEF USA advances the global mission of UNICEF by rallying the American public to support the world’s most vulnerable children. Together, they are working toward a world that upholds the rights of all children and helps every child thrive. For more information visit unicefusa.org.