HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WFFT) — A group in Huntington County is creating their own face masks to give to those who need it most.
Karen Bennett has been filling her free time making the face masks for the past few weeks.
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"People just started volunteering and saying they want to do that too," says Bennett.
She's in a group of 20 all working to make the face masks.
"It's really simple," she says. "I made a couple of modifications myself but I sat down and made it and once you know what you're doing, it takes 20 minutes."
They've been making the masks and giving them to local nurses or organizations in need, including Pathfinders Services in Huntington.
"Some of the people we serve don't understand what's happening so it's been a huge disruption for them," says Nicole Hahn with Pathfinder Services.
The organization sees patients who are challenged physically, economically and developmentally, and some of those who are in need of critical care.
"This is a huge help to use because we have direct service professionals or DSPs who work all day, everyday, with the people we serve and they have to take care of them," she says.
Bennett says making them takes about 20 minutes.
If you want a do-it-yourself tutorial, click here.