Chagrin Falls group donates 6,000 masks in one month

Posted at 3:29 PM, Apr 29, 2020

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio — A group of women in Chagrin Falls have joined together to make free masks for anyone who needs one.

The group started the process in March and have already donated more than 6,000 masks.

The masks have been donated to area institutions including the Woodmere Police Department, University Hospitals, the VA, Visiting Nurses Association of Ohio, Catholic Charities, Geauga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Euclid Hospital and more.

“At first, we were making mask only for front line workers in hospitals and doctor’s offices, and first responders. After our system was in place, we expanded to nursing homes, essential workers and eventually to the general public,” said volunteer Kristina Alaei.

The Facebook Group Face Mask Makers Ohio was created just one month ago and is now nearing 1,200 members.

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