Sew 5+ cloth masks to donate to essential workers

This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the Pandemic badge.

There has been a lot of conflicting information worldwide about the usefulness (or not) of masks and homemade face coverings. At the very least, a face covering will reduce the spread of the virus from your own coughs and sneezes.

To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:

  • Research places that are accepting homemade masks / face coverings in your community or where you can mail to
  • Find out what pattern(s) they will accept
  • Sew at least 5 face coverings using an appropriate pattern
  • Donate them to essential workers

To document your completion of the BB, provide the following:

  • Information about where you intend to donate the masks
  • Link to the pattern you plan to use
  • Photo of the materials for your masks
  • Photo of the completed masks packed up for donation

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