Update: Milton Neighbors collecting medical supplies for local hospitals
Donations will be ongoing during the crisis.
As you probably know, there is a shortage of masks and other medical supplies in our local hospitals, as well as hospitals around the country.
Milton Neighbors is beginning a drive for mask and other medical supplies donations. This includes new goggles, gowns, sewn masks, bleach, gloves, ec.
If you have something to donate, please sign up here:
- Please CLICK HERE and sign up for the items that you can donate. (<– If you have trouble with this link, it means the website is overloaded. Please wait and try again.)
- Pickups are not available. You must be able to deliver.
- Check your email for the donation drop-off address and additional information.
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Thank you for your help, Milton Neighbors!
Any Milton Healthcare Professionals or First Responders interested in being the liaison between your healthcare facility and the collection point – please email: [email protected].
Can you sew?
Most hospitals are also accepting sewn face masks.
Here is a how-to video:
Materials you will need:
- Cotton fabric that feels comfortable on the skin
- Elastics (can make fabric ties out of cloth if elastics are not available)
- A sewing machine
Since elastic is now a little hard to come by, here is an alternative tutorial:
How to Sew a Bias Tape Surgical Face Mask with Flexible Nose:
Download a pattern: