We’re Masked – Thanks to you!

In April, Children’s Center put out an email plea for face masks to ensure that every staff member at Children’s Center had a few masks on hand to keep them safe as they help families, and also to make sure every child we serve leaves from their appointment with us with a mask for themselves and for any adults in their households.

The response was overwhelming. We received about 1,100 masks, not only from the Portland Metro area but also from a few other states!

As a result, we have been able to keep our kids and their families, as well as ourselves, masked during this difficult time. Thank you so much!

To everyone who made, dropped off, or shared masks with Children’s Center – we are so very grateful!!!

Special thanks to the following mask donors:

Ted Davis, President and CEO – Airstream NW (he dropped off masks to us within two hours of our email).
Providence Willamette Falls Chief Operating Officer Joe Yoder and Providence Hospital
Chief Jim Band and the Oregon City Police Department
Sam Bugarsky, President & CEO, Wilco and his team at the Oregon City Wilco Store
Lori Olund, President – Miles Fiber Glass (Face Shields)
Sally Lefeber for putting us in touch with Alice Greene
Alice Greene and the Lake Oswego Quilting Group
Ruth Mackey for organizing to bring us masks from Keen
Rory Fuerst, President and CEO, Keen Inc.
Tonia Hunt
Nancy Stein
Jeanie Petersen
Erin Haugh and Mid-Valley Quilt Guild
Lauri DeLaczay (and to Blair Wardwell who sent on our email)
Norma Barney
Rose Halford and friends
Elizabeth Zeller who connected us with Ellen Tan
Ellen Tan, Beilei Zu and the West Coast Handmade Mask Alliance
Melanie Hempel
Jeanette Henning
Michelle Allison (via her brother Doug VanDyk)

If your name is not on this list, it means we somehow did not get your information when the masks were dropped off. Please contact Pamela at pamela@childrenscenter.cc so we can properly thank you for your donation!


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