Start Your Machines!
The Citizen Mask patterns are ready for download. There are now TWO patterns: the original face conforming style (Mask 1) and a new rectangular pleated style (Mask 2). We also improved the Mask 1 pattern by putting a grid under it for more accuracy. Please read the sewers info page first then GO… or keep reading and help us with our bag drive.
In yesterday’s newsletter we requested cloth bags for use in transport and laundering. Sewers, we have a BIG need to acquire three hundred 24" x 24" bags from you as soon as possible. To help, follow these steps:
We are working on an FAQ for all your questions, We have yet figure out the answers to some of them! This is a fluid process, thank you for your patience.
Masks of Love is grateful to Dogwood Health Trust for their partnership. Without hesitation, they jumped in with seed money to get this effort off the ground. Funds donated will go towards the purchase of materials, including the HEPA filters and other essential needs to support this community effort.
On behalf of the medical community and the organizers of Masks of Love WNC,
thank you SO MUCH for your help in this effort to save lives. Every stitch counts!
If you are interested in being a driver, a wire wrapper, a filter cutter, or a bag packer, please send us an email and put VOLUNTEER in the subject line.
DROP OFF INFO
Bring your finished bags to
Flora Botanicals, 428 B Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806.
Hours are Monday - Wednesday - Friday 12-2PM
Questions? Email us at email@example.com
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Masks of Love WNC
was created in Western North Carolina in March 2020 as a response to our community shortage of PPE in the face of Covid 19. We created an all volunteer effort to get cloth masks into the hands of those that needed them most. Now, Masks of Love has grown into a business that is providing local jobs while staying committed to our mission of donating masks to our under-served neighbors. We have donated almost 10, 000 masks since we began. Learn more about our community partners here.