Face Shield Initiative STL

We are a group of St. Louis volunteer designers, fabricators, and doctors researching and developing  designs to provide facemasks for local EMTs, nurses, and doctors. Face Shield Initiative STL has been working closely with local hospitals to provide alternate sources for much-needed medical supplies.

Currently we are operating  with over 30 community members, who run 3D printers at home to help build small batch supplies for face shields. Three makerspaces (MADE Makerspace, Inventor Forge, and Arch Reactor) are assisting with the hands-on manufacturing needs of FSISTL. We recognize a need for flexibility, reliability, and community as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads into our St. Louis regional area.

Our team works around the clock, and out of pocket. All donated funds are used to help this jump-started organization pay for materials (PETG sheets and filament, PLA filament, and more) and administrative needs (ex. website, utilities) as we evolve.

We will be withdrawing these funds regularly- currently we have amassed over $4,000 in material costs, and plan to order more materials in the coming weeks. Having availability in funds allows us to make quick decisions on material purchases, which is a necessity in today's drying-up supply chain of plastics.

Donations ()

  • Jerry Watkins 
    • $100 
    • 3 hrs
  • Brent Hooper 
    • $25 
    • 4 hrs
  • Jeff Adamsheck 
    • $50 
    • 4 hrs
  • Tim Dillon 
    • $50 
    • 5 hrs
  • Mark Hoffman 
    • $20 
    • 5 hrs
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Fundraising team: St. Louis Facemask Initiative (2)

Emily Elhoffer 
Organizer
Raised $3,909 from 52 donations
Saint Louis, MO
David Cervantes 
Team member
Raised $1,142 from 23 donations
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