Eastern Michigan University says their temporary mask-making initiative has become a permanent program. At least for now.
Engage @ EMU has made over 5,000 masks for medical personnel and local residents since March. It’s a project that was scheduled to end in July, but the group continues to get requests. Kristen Klochko is a spokesperson for Engage @ EMU.
Kristen Klochko: So, we received a grant from GameAbove, which is an EMU organization. So, they donated $10,000 to this cause for EMU PPE project.
Engage @ EMU does charge for orders over a thousand. The mask-making program is now included as an option in EMU’s student work-study program.
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