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Together although apart: community sews 500 masks for first responders

'I've always believed in multiplier effects'

Series: Coronavirus | Story 50

Last updated 4/28/2020 at 2:06pm

Courtesy Maddie Jones

Maddie Jones, a freshman at Jackson High School, is one of 60 community members who have made 500 masks for hospital workers, food bank volunteers and staff at local retirement homes.

Although social distancing, the stay-at-home order, and fear of the virus have driven people at least six feet apart, for the time being, it doesn't mean there can't still be community connection.

More than 60 people have made nearly 500 face masks for people who need them such as hospital workers, food bank volunteers, and staff who work in local retirement communities.

"I've always believed in multiplier effects," Mary Kay Voss said. She lives in the Cypress neighborhood in Mill Creek. "I put a post on the Mill Creek Community (Facebook page) one day and by the fourth day, I'd gotten 15...

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