Sources for Critical Supplies
We have compiled the following sources for critical supplies. Please contact us if you are interested in adding your business to this list. You can also use this search function to find manufacturers in Maryland that are producing critical supplies like masks, face shields, and cleaning supplies.
*Businesses with a presence in Maryland are noted with an asterisk.
Our benefit partner OfficeMart has a variety of supplies available, including face masks and floor decals.
Contact: Craig Cocharo at 410-828-0355 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Super Color Digital
Super Color Digital offers a variety of products including masks, tabletop and free-standing barriers, and face masks and shields. You can view their products and order form here.
Contact: Orders can be submitted to email@example.com.
We have also identified a source that is selling 3-ply face masks below cost at $0.35 cents/mask for orders over 25,000. Please let us know if you are interested in utilizing this source for a bulk purchase.
Face Masks for Purchase
Masks and gloves are available for same-day pickup in Towson, and next-day delivery for businesses in immediate need.
Units Price Each
Contact: Steve Dell’Olio, at 646-528-3849 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Josh Fraley at email@example.com
Contact: Tony Bueso at 240-575-9109, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
*International Fragrance, Inc.
Fast-Drying alcohol based hand Sanitizer Spray formula is made with Natural Vitamin E to leave your skin feeling soft and moisturized and bacteria free. Our Alcohol hand Sanitizer Spray is FRAGRANCE FREE and is safe for all skin.
Contact: Mizanur Rahman at 888-866-2670
*CBD Supply Maryland
Ethyl-based alcohol with aloe and vitamin E added to the product. Product is offered with CBD infused and non-CBD infused options, and comes in a 1oz/30ml sealable bottle.
Our newest partner, Waitsafely.com, has developed an inexpensive, innovative way for customers to ‘virtually’ wait in line for retail establishments, as you may be controlling the number of people in a given retail location at a time. Their solution allows customers to wait in their car and/or shop other stores while waiting for access, and is widely used in Main Street districts on the West coast.
Waitsafely.com has agreed to offer all MDRA members the first month free for their service and 20% off all on-going fees. Simply use MDRA as your coupon code when registering: https://waitsafely.com/site/!
Our partners at the National Retail Federation have compiled a list of retail job opportunities in Maryland. Click here to view this helpful resource, and please let us know if you would like to submit your own job postings.
The University of Maryland Medical System is also currently hiring for per diem, benefited positions. You can view the job postings site here. Please feel free to share this information with anyone you know who is currently looking for work.
NRF has put together a helpful checklist to help retailers prepare to reopen. You can view the list here.
NRF has also organized working groups to support “Operation Open Doors – Path to Reopen Retail.” They have hosted several working group calls to start gathering guidance and resources for retailers as stores begin to reopen across the country. If representatives from your company would like to get involved, please fill out the form here.
Members who would like to sign and display the Maryland Strong: BACK TO BUSINESS PLEDGE can view and download a copy here.
Stay in the Know
A list of Maryland and Federal COVID-19 news updates and information, and a list of critical items needed for donation to the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, is available on MRA’s resources for businesses page. If you’re having trouble determining what resources are most appropriate for your business, check out the Maryland Business Relief Wizard, a tool that helps connect businesses with the resources and programming for which they’re eligible.
Please click here for Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance. The Departments of Commerce and Labor have confirmed that any small business receiving financial assistance via federal loan programs is NOT DISQUALIFIED from applying for the loans/grants being offered at the state level. The same can be said in reverse – if a small business is receiving state assistance they are NOT DISQUALIFIED from federal loans and grants.
Our expert benefit partners are available during this challenging time to assist with your business needs, including shipping, loans, job posting, legal advice and more. Members with shipping questions can view updates, tips, and news from PartnerShip here. Please note you should consult industry experts with specific concerns, however we are here to connect you to, or help find answers to your questions.
Do not hesitate to contact our office if you have any questions or concerns.