Birmingham mobilizes to sew handmade masks for healthcare heroes (see 29 photos)

Here are our masks! Made by my wife Kathleen Rose-Byington. Photo courtesy of Pat Byington (in the photo) for Bham Now

Story Update: As of April 26, 2020, Bham Face Masks has donated 58,942 masks.  They have also started a Go Fund Me page.

During World War I, the United States was so ill-prepared to go to war, we didn’t have enough socks, mittens, sweaters and yes – even bandages. Back then, the American Red Cross organized knitting drives in almost every small and large town in the nation to adequately equip our brave soldiers.

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