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Boathouse Sports is known in Philadelphia for making custom athletic gear, but when the owners heard that hospitals in our area need more personal protective equipment, they stepped up to the plate.

The company is now working to make masks, gowns and other medical supplies for healthcare workers in need. Boathouse Sports has since donated to hospitals including the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

“When faced with a crisis, you’ve got to do something,” said John Strotbeck, founder and CEO of Boathouse Sports. “You either collapse onto the couch and cry, or you take action.”

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