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Face Mask & Shield Donation

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                                                                                                   None of Us Is Safe Until Everyone Is Safe

                                                                                                      Over 150,000 pieces of PPE donated

It Takes a Village  has brought together over 500 volunteers located in the SF Bay Area  to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers.

It Takes A Village commits to supporting the medically underserved.  99% of our donations have been donated to Safety Net Hospitals and Federally Qualified  and Community Health Centers to over 109 different recipients

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We have already donated:
-47,000   fabric face masks
-6,400      KN95
-45,000   refurbished N95
Total of 98,400 face masks

-51,500 face shields
-325 protective overalls
-500 surgical gloves
-21,000 latex gloves
-115 gallons of hand sanitizer 

-     Alameda Health System (Highland, Fairmont, San Leandro, Alameda) - Safety Net
-     Zuckerberg San Francisco General - Safety Net
-     Healthright 360 - San Francisco - Federally Qualified Health Center
-     Alameda Health Consortium - Federally Qualified Health Center

-     Laguna Honda Hospital - Safety Net
-     UCSF SF - Safety Net
-     UCSF Benioff Children's SF and Oakland - Safety Net
-     Child Protective Services - SF
-     Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - Safety Net
-     Chinese Hospital San Francisco
-     Mission Neighborhood Health Center SF - Federally Qualified Health Center
-     Roots - Federally Qualified Health Center East Oakland
-     First Five San Francisco
-     Tenderloin Play Streets San Francisco
-     Palo Alto - VA public
-     Martinez - VA public
-     San Francisco - VA public
-     Clinica De Salud del Valle De Salinas
-    Salud Para La Gente - Watsonville
·      NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
·      NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst - Safety Net
-     Navajo Nation - New Mexico, South Dakota and Arizona

We need your help to fund this effort.   100% of all funds go directly towards purchasing materials for donation.  We have zero overhead. 

Our uses of funds:
-purchasing FABRIC, elastic, cardboard boxes and plastic bags if we cannot locate donations

Please donate whatever you can and share this campaign with friends and family. Together we can defeat COVID-19.

Our In-Kind Donations total over $449,000
Donate to us and we will distribute to the community of need

Now is not a time to feel helpless – there is so much we can do.  Berkeley based clothing company Bryn Walker  has partnered with It Takes a Village ,  to help fund the fabric for our first 20,000 masks,  Coca Cola has provided PETG for 6,000 shields, LTA Research has provided kits for 21,000 face shields. 

Donations for It Takes A Village are tax-deductible through our fiscal sponsor, Oakland-based TMC COMMUNITY CAPITAL, a 501c3, EIN:82-5204018. TMC Community Capital is a non-profit online micro lender empowering low income women entrepreneurs.  Donations qualify for matching donations. 

Twitter: @villagebayarea
Instagram #ittakesavillage_bayarea



  • Anonymous
    • $30 
    • 3 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $10 
    • 3 yrs
  • Lisa Alumkal and Paul Markovich
    • $1,000 (Offline)
    • 3 yrs
  • Suzanne Dumont
    • $100 
    • 3 yrs
  • Barbara Fremder
    • $100 
    • 3 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

Shelly Wong
Alameda, CA
TMC Community Capital

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