Representatives from Genomics’ giant Illumina joined by Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced a company gift of $1 million to support essential workers and underprivileged students.

The donation came as part of a #GivingTuesday celebration.

About $300,000 will go to provide PPEs for frontline workers.

Around $700,000 will be used to support STEAM education initiatives within the district, as well as provided device and internet access to students who are going without.