As the coronavirus continues to spread, medical professionals around the world struggle to find the supplies needed to maintain their own safety while caring for others. This includes protective masks. Thankfully, some have begun to make masks of their own to give out to those in need, including a group of Detroit kids.

With the help of Detroit-based fashion designer Elena Victoria, a group of students is helping to fill the gap and provide non-surgical masks to medical professionals in need at hospitals in Metro Detroit, Chicago, and Indianapolis. The students — aged 8 through 13 — have been guided by Elena (virtually) on how to sew the mask properly so that it can effectively be used by professionals.

“I taught them to even do it using an old bedsheet,” Elena told Click On Detroit, who reported the story on April 15. “People who haven’t sewn in years are pulling out their…

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