The Mask Task Force has been assembled due to the dire news of the mask shortage, amongst other items, to fight the COVID-19 crisis and support our front line medical and health workers, senior centers, food bank, CCSD food distribution volunteers and more. The Las Vegas Fashion Council is reaching out to the following entities to assist in this effort: apparel industry, uniform companies, manufacturing companies, Hotel Entertainment wardrobe departments, Designers and Seamstresses.
Today, the Las Vegas Fashion Council Mask Task Force donated 50 masks to UMC Hospital, made possible by Lauren Browne Sugars owner of Slumberfest Sleepovers, as well as masks were also donated separately by Kevin Smith with Trade and Fashion Academy of Las Vegas.
The Mask Task Force has creating a grass roots effort for all hands on deck to reach out to our community to assist with donating in the following ways:
– N95 masks
– Volunteers for Production of reusable Masks
– Donations of materials
– Drivers to assist with distributions
– Financial donations to purchase fabric and materials
To learn more information for the #masktaskforce, please visit the website at http://www.lasvegasfashioncouncil.com/mask-task-force.
Other ways to help:
FILL OUT REQUEST FORM: http://www.lasvegasfashioncouncil.com/request
FILL OUT VOLUNTEER FORM: http://www.lasvegasfashioncouncil.com/volunteer
DOWNLOAD MASK PATTERN: https://www.craftpassion.com/face-mask-sewing-pattern/…
LEARN HOW-TO DIY MASK: https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cloth-Face-Mask/
For more information, visit the website at www.lasvegasfashioncouncil.com and stay up to date on upcoming events by following LVFC on Twitter @LVFC_NV , Instagram @LVFC_NV and facebook.com/LasVegasFashionCouncil.
About Las Vegas Fashion Council
The Las Vegas Fashion Council (LVFC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit entity whose membership consists of fashion professionals, students, community leaders, philanthropists and organizations that have a desire to diversify and expand the Las Vegas economy through the efforts of the fashion industry. LVFC supports fashion industry students and emerging artists with scholarships, grants, educational presentations, internships, mentoring and opportunities to showcase and compete in fashion shows throughout the valley. LVFC partners with numerous non-profit entities in raising funds and awareness for a variety of causes that incorporate a fashion element into their fundraising efforts. LVFC utilizes the Public Education Foundation to assist in awarding annual scholarships to fashion students through the Las Vegas Fashion Council-Fashion Industry Scholarship program. For more information about LVFC please visit lasvegasfashioncouncil.com.