San Mateo County Health Foundation appeals to community for handmade sewn masks

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San Mateo County Health Foundation CEO John Jurow is calling on crafty community members to help sew masks for local outreach workers who are assisting the homeless during the COVID-19 crisis.

Masks are badly needed, Jurow said on Facebook. The Foundation will arrange to pick them up from homes.

“If you can sew 1 to many extra please reach out,” Jurow said, providing his email contact:

In addition to helping to protect outreach workers, the masks will also go to various homeless shelters in the County for immediate use.

A Google search on how to sew masks at home drawe a lot of resources, including this video below.