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Appeal for people to sew face masks for St Martins

We are appealing for donations of homemade cloth face masks to give to the people we support.
While these masks provide only a small degree of protection, covering the nose and mouth in a breathable mask may help people feel more confident when they go out in public and as social distancing rules change.

We welcome donations of 2 ply masks to fit adults made of washable fabric that can be tied or fastened with elasticated ear loops. The mask should cover the nose, mouth and chin.
The best fabric for homemade masks is a tightly woven, 100% cotton fabric. Things like bed sheets, curtains, and woven shirts are good options if they’re made entirely out of cotton.

We invite anyone keen on sewing to make a mask or two for us.
Masks can be posted to:
St Martins
35 Bishopgate
Norwich
NR1 4AA

or hand delivered through our post box

If you have any questions, please email enquiries@stmartinshousing.org.uk

Thank you

People have kindly sent us fabric that can be used to make masks. If you are need of any fabric, please email enquiries@stmartinshousing.org.uk and we will post some to you

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