By Ohio.org Staff
Posted On: Apr 29, 2020
Ohio heroes and innovators are helping others and inventing new ways to assist those in need during the COVID-19 crisis.
Homage t-shirt, “Not All Heroes Wear Capes,” whose proceeds support Huckleberry House
Check out these businesses, individuals and groups that are innovating and inspiring. And help us discover the businesses and tourism industry employees in your area that are heroes and innovators by completing this form.
Hero of the Week
Robert Dille of Tony’s Deli & Catering has been serving and donating meals. He’s given meals to first responders through his “Feed the Fronline Fund,” and also donated meals to retail workers in essential businesses.
Innovator of the Week
Joshua Reid of Inphlu launched “Move That Food,” a site that connects farmers to those wanting fresh produce. From average customers, to food banks and restaurants, you’ll be able to get all those fruits and veggies!
Past Heroes and Innovators
Several Ohio distilleries began making hand sanitizer. Check out some the local distilleries like Watershed Distillery, Gervasi Vineyard distillery and West End Distillery. And Stillwrights Distillery in Fairborn/Greene County who made hand sanitizer to support Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, first responders and retirement homes.