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Mask Making Supplies Needed

Post Date:04/22/2020 11:51 AM

Monterey County Free Libraries (MCFL) is asking you to help us help the healthcare workers and first responders in our county. Library staff are making masks – both with 3D printers and with fabric – and are running critically low on supplies.

Your donations of the following items will help us continue making 3D-printed masks, face shields, no-sew masks, and mask straps for healthcare providers and first responders in the County.

Neither the County nor Monterey County Free Libraries can reimburse any costs associated with a donation.  All donations will be at the sole expense and free time of the donors.  In addition, purchasing, mailing or dropping off a donation must not violate the Shelter In Place order in effect in the County.  We can take mailed or dropped off items.

Items Needed:

  • New flat and fitted sheets any size, color, and material
  • Laundered used fitted sheets (with elastic) any size, color, and material
  • New T-shirts
  • Lightly used T-shirts washed in unscented laundry detergent
  • New bandanas
  • Lightly used bandanas washed in unscented laundry detergent
  • Elastic
  • HEPA vacuum cleaner bags (no fiberglass)
  • HEPA filters (no fiberglass)
  • Gallon-size sealable bags
  • Quart-size sealable bags
  • Weather stripping
  •  PLA filament gauge/width 2.85 (3mm)

Mailing address for donations:
County of Monterey
Attn: COVID-19 Donations
1488 Schilling Place
Salinas CA 93901

Drop-off address for donations:
County of Monterey Purchasing and Contracts Building
1488 Schilling Place
Salinas, CA 93901

Ask for a member of the MCFL 3D Printing Team

Please direct all questions about donations and their delivery to the MCFL Printing Team Coordinators:
Dawn Vest, Greenfield Library Branch Manager

Denise Campos, Soledad Library Branch Manager

Thank you for any assistance you can provide,

Hillary Theyer, Library Director
Monterey County Free Libraries


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