NAACP handing out masks before & after Thanksgiving

Updated: November 25, 2020 06:50 PM
Created: November 25, 2020 04:38 PM

Since March, one of the local groups making sure Twin Ports residents have masks during the pandemic is the NAACP.

And again on Wednesday afternoon they handed out free masks across Duluth at their drive thru distribution event. 

Masks provided by FEMA and several other hand sewn masks got picked up by the community. 

The NAACP and their partners want to help the community stay safe during the holidays and find masks that people can enjoy.

“There have been sewers throughout the community who've been making children, youth, and adult sized masks with all sorts of beautiful materials that individuals can pick out,” said Andrea Gelb, Executive Board of the Duluth NAACP. “Because the chances of them wearing a mask when it's something they've chosen is more likely and they can enjoy it.”

And the NAACP will hand out masks again once the holiday is over. 

This Sunday from 2:00-4:00 PM you can pick up masks at the Coppertop United Methodist Church, the Asbury United Methodist Church and also Denfeld High School.

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