In late March 2020, The Arc of Madison Cortland and Oswego Industries began sewing masks for local health care providers and essential businesses. Starting out 4 weeks ago, their goal was to make 10,000 masks. They never dreamed they would have surpassed that goal, and are now hoping to make 30,000 masks.
The two nonprofits are working together, Oswego Industries is providing the fabric while The Arc of Madison Cortland are making them. Currently the team is making plain cotton masks, but they are searching for a way to get fabrics that will allow for filtration.
Read the full article written by the Cortland Standard on April 17, 2020.