FACE SHIELDS FOR THE FRONT LINES
Maker Nexus, a non-profit community makerspace in the San Francisco Bay Area, had to close its doors to members following the county's shelter-in-place orders. Upon learning about the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), staff and members quickly designed a useful face shield in cooperation with local doctors. Our equipment and community resources allowed us to pivot into fabricating and shipping free face shields to healthcare and other essential workers in dire need of protection. Read more
Our initial COVID fund donations have been depleted – but the need for quality, reusable face shields has not. And with the expanding need for face shields for businesses and other organizations in addition to health care workers, we decided to keep going.
We are now selling face shields at a small markup to those who can pay so we'll still be able to provide free face shields to individuals and organizations who are not able to afford this vital PPE.