With the help of many people, families, groups, and companies, May Institute was the grateful recipient of more than 3,000 masks in the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic!
The outpouring of support over those early weeks and months was amazing. We were doing everything possible to stock masks and other protective personal equipment for our residential programs, but those items were in incredibly high demand everywhere. Cloth masks were one way to help us be as prepared as possible for potential shortages.
We got the word out through social media that were were accepting donations of sewn face masks, and the donations started pouring in.
So many of you are anonymous, but here is a partial list of the people and companies that were so generous, especially in those early days when masks were hard to find: