Support Tri-State Mask Makers

Update 7/9/2020
Now we are making masks with clear windows for special ed teachers and speech therapists!
Please start making request so we can get ready for the new school year.


Nurses treating  COVID-19 patients are forced to wear the same N95 mask for a week.
Other staff in hospitals often do not even get a real mask to wear.  (April 9th LOHUD  )
Nursing homes are having trouble getting masks from their suppliers, as are group homes, etc.  

We have been inundated by requests by healthcare workers to help them keep them safe, by offering them fabric covers for their N95, which we improved to include filter pockets for when the N95 runs out.

Recently, we also learned that choosing the right fabric will allow a fabric mask to offer the same or even better protection than surgical masks, and it is reusable and washable. (April 9 New York Times )

Your donation will allow many sewists to continue with their work of love.

Update 4/20/20 

- TRI-STATE MASK PATTERN and INSTRUCTION - (see 1st page for accepted fabric) LINK 


Update 4/25/20 

Thank you Donors!!

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  • Lucille Rossi 
    • $50 
    • 22 hrs
  • Benna Strober 
    • $50 
    • 1 d
  • Julie Scott 
    • $50 
    • 1 d
  • Susan Weiller  
    • $36 
    • 4 d
  • Jill Shein 
    • $100 
    • 12 d
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Fundraising team: Tri-State Mask Making Group (5)

Tri-State Mask Making Group 
Raised $564 from 10 donations
Chappaqua, NY
Cristina Shih 
Team member
Raised $710 from 19 donations
Susan Weiller 
Team member
Raised $576 from 9 donations
Lori Laub 
Team member
Raised $395 from 9 donations
Mary Stapleton 
Team member
Raised $50 from 1 donation
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