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Operation Pac-Man issues update after first week of efforts

Published on: 8th April 2020

The non-profit organisation has been created to help fight the spread of Covid-19 worldwide. 

Established by Isaac Larian, CEO and founder of MGA Entertainment, the parent company of L.O.L. Surprise! and Little Tikes, Operation Pac-Man has so far delivered more than 65,000 masks (surgical, N95 and KN95) and face shields to 40 hospitals across the US, successfully tested a new ventilator prototype and supported the 250-bed, makeshift hospital in the Los Angeles Convention Center – all within seven days.

With requests coming throughout the day, the team has ordered 2m masks, 500,000 face shields and 300,000 goggles, which are in transit and will arrive next week.

Isaac commented: “Team MGA has worked around the clock to get Operation Pac-Man up and running, but there is still so much more to do. I ask everyone to please help in any way you can to support. Any donation amount to Operation Pac-Man will provide more funds to purchase personal protective equipment for our fearless healthcare workers fighting for us.”

In addition, throughout the past week the designers and engineers at MGAE and Little Tikes worked with a local hospital to test the MGAE ventilator prototype design. After a few modifications, it is now ready for production. The ventilators will be produced at the Little Tikes factory in Hudson, Ohio, where the team is already re-tooling machines so that mass production can begin immediately.

Please visit www.MGAEcares.org to learn more, donate to Operation Pac-Man or to hear directly from Isaac Larian regarding these efforts.

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