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Upcycle Foundation and Josie Bruno Vintage Unite to Donate Face Masks

Upcycle Foundation and Josie Bruno Vintage Unite to Donate Face Masks

Difficult times often bring people together to allow for friendships and collaborations flourish, bring hope to others, and strengthen our community. At Upcycle Foundation, we are thrilled to join forces with Josie Bruno Vintage, who as a response to COVID-19, donated over 1,000 jacket backs to produce masks, all of which she has sewn and given to more than 500 first responders.

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UpCycle Foundation's Response to COVID-19

UpCycle Foundation's Response to COVID-19

In response to the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, the UpCycle Foundation is committed to using a portion of donated resources to help our community.  At the beginning of March 2020, the UpCycle Foundation received a donation of more than 7,000 new 100% heavy cotton t-shirts that were incorrectly printed for a Florida school. Due to COVID-19 quarantine, the t-shirts could not be shipped to the recycling facility and remained in storage. After extensive research, and in response to the CDC call out to make house-made masks, we have decided to make them out the 100% heavy cotton material from...

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