Ocean State Job Lot, which has a store in North Adams, is donating $250,000 to purchase masks, gloves, eye protection and more for healthcare and government entities battling the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Berkshire Eagle reports that the Rhode Island-based retailer is donating this money to a fund that is dedicated to acquiring the critically needed supplies.

The store Ocean State Job Lot has remained open for business, and is asking its customers to help by donating at the register.

All donations made at the register will be used to buy supplies,

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