By now, we all know about the importance of wearing a cloth mask to help slow the spread of COVID-19. In Westchester, this includes wearing a cloth face covering or mask in public such as in grocery stores and public hikes for those two and over. Since the start of the virus, there have been tons of places where you can get cloth masks (as well as some great DIY options) locally in Westchester and from various online stores, many of which have give-back programs to help those in need.
Check out some of these options below:
All Together Now: You can purchase kids’ reusable masks by calling the store or messaging them on social media.
On the Mend: You can get traditional medical face masks at On the Mend. They are also stocked up with cleaning supplies, gloves, sanitizer dispensers, and more.
Spreading Smiles for Saige: You can also sponsor a mask by donating from $50-$1,000 for the production of masks. The proceeds from the donations will go towards the salaries of their employees as well as for supplies to ensure that they can continue to produce masks.
Anthropologie: They recently introduced face masks for adults to their website, which includes some fun prints in everything from plaid to gingham to floral, and more!
Etsy: A craft masters paradise, Etsy has tons of face masks for kids and adults. Some fun styles include the reusable fabric face masks from LoquaciTee, styles from madebyLAinc and some basic black face masks.
Masq’d: MasQd has a fun selection of masks for adults and kids, including unicorn masks, sprinkles face masks, rainbow hearts masks, and so much more. They also give back program where they donate 20% of their proceeds to help the fight against COVID-19
Lauren Gabrielson: This Brooklyn fashion designer recently pivoted her business and manufacturing model by making face masks for kids and adults. This includes mommy-and-me masks, custom embroidered masks, and even a fun DIY mask kit for kids.
Masks Made Here: The New Jersey-based company makes performance-based masks in a variety of colors for adults.
Masks for NY: You can donate your time, materials or funds by helping out Masks for NY to ensure that there are enough masks in local hospitals.
Grace Eleyae: For a stylish option, you can find Ankara printed face masks from Grace Eleyae. The vibrant masks are also satin-lined for comfort and breathability.
Buck Mason: They are currently selling washable face masks and will donate one mask for every mask that is sold for Masks for America.
Christy Dawn: They have various five-packs of sustainable masks featuring floral masks, plaid and stripes, solid masks and options for kids. For every five-pack of masks that are ordered, they will ship five to those in need.
Cecil and Lou: They have antibacterial masks for ages 10 to adult. They also have options where you can monogram your masks in different colors.Caraa Sport: They have comfortable and hand washable masks in various colors. They will then match your purchase with a donation to New York State’s COVID-19’s relief efforts.
And when in doubt, there’s always Amazon where you can find both disposable and washable options.