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Sew masks at home out of Blue Wrap sterilization material!

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Partners for World Health

  • 12 people are interested

Partners for World Health is looking for volunteers to sew masks made out of blue wrap sterilization material. Blue Wrap is a 99 percent polypropylene material used to wrap surgical instruments when they are placed in sterilization machines in hospital settings. The goal of this project/ using blue wrap as the material is to get these masks to those on the front lines. We have already distributed close to 5,000 and are still receiving requests from our partners, so we need more!

For more experienced seamstresses, we also have gowns that have been cut and need to be sewn!

Please contact Zoƫ Lewis at zoe@partnersforworldhealth.org for information on how we are safely distributing supplies to make masks, instructions and how to safely return the completed masks!

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About Partners for World Health

Location:

40 Walch Drive, Portland, ME 04103, US

Mission Statement

To collect unused medical supplies from local medical facilities and distribute them to countries in need, effectively keeping waste out of Maine's landfills; to send local medical personnel on medical missions to developing countries; to educate our local community about global health issues

Description

Partners for World Health is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that collects usable medical supplies from healthcare facilities in Maine, NH & MA which are being discarded due to government regulations and ships them to countries in need. In addition, we organize medical missions to Southeast Asia and Africa for doctors, nurses, and students. We strive to send a tema of medical personnel to every country where we ship a container of medical supplies. Lastly, we are committed to educating our community members about the importance of recycling and the disparities in healthcare around the world. We offer a free lecture series on the first Tuesday of the month from Sept - June in which a medical provider shares information and photographs from a medical service trip abroad

Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

40 Walch DrivePortland, ME 04103

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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