EL SEGUNDO (CBSLA) — A new line of action figures for kids don’t have capes or wield superpowers, but instead they wear personal protective equipment, face masks and gloves.
El Segundo-based Mattel has released a special edition of action figures they’re calling the “Thank You Heroes” collection, featuring workers on the front lines of the battle against coronavirus.READ MORE: 'We're Ready To Go': Firefighters Warn Of Southern California Fire Danger In Coming Weeks
Here’s to our heroes! Check out the new @FisherPrice #ThankYouHeroes collection designed to honor & give back to the healthcare heroes on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19, & to thank the everyday heroes keeping our communities up and running https://t.co/nTlR718Y7c pic.twitter.com/qynya7FBYA
— MATTEL (@Mattel) April 29, 2020READ MORE: Car Crashes Into And Ignites Biomat USA Plasma Building On Western Avenue; Multiple People Dead And Trapped Inside
The figures feature everyday heroes like doctors, nurses, EMTs, delivery drivers and grocery store workers. The collection includes a total of 16 action figures.MORE NEWS: 13 Injured In Downtown Austin Shooting, Authorities Say
All proceeds from the sales of the Thank You Heroes collection will go toward helping first responders and healthcare workers.