In Georgia, making face masks is a labor of love

Nov 23, 2020

With COVID-19 showing no signs of letting up, reusable face masks are in demand more than ever. A group in Georgia shows everyone can have a part creating the fabric protective coverings, even those who don't sew.

"There are a lot of fantastic volunteers out there who want to do something other than sit home and worry about this pandemic," said Gayle Hall, coordinator of the NW Metro Mask Makers. "Some of them like to sew, but we have quite a few very important volunteers who donate fabric and other materials, cut fabric or handle our pickups and deliveries."

The group recently donated 500 handmade masks to The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area Command. They'll be divvied up among The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs, Red Shield Services shelter for homeless residents, and…

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