Fashion Designer Sets Aside $50K in Relief for MBEs Hit by COVID-19 – Fashionista

Kerby Jean-Raymond. Photo: Roy Rochlin/WireImage

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As Covid-19 containment measures continue to strain the economy with businesses and restaurants closing their doors, Pyer Moss founder Kerby Jean-Raymond isn’t looking to push more of his own product. Instead, he’s using his platform to collect in-demand medical supplies and to disburse funds to small creative businesses owned by women and minorities.

On Wednesday, amidst rumors that New York, where he’s based, might soon receive a “shelter in place” order, Jean-Raymond took to Instagram to announce two new initiatives. The first is geared at medical professionals, who have been facing a dearth of basic supplies like …