My Brother’s Keeper-Southfield Chapter’s to sponsor free face masks and hand sanitizer giveaway for youth June 27

June 23, 2020

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The Southfield Chapter of My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) will provide free face coverings and hand sanitizer to area youth on Saturday, June 27 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the circle driveway of the Southfield Parks & Recreation Building, 26000 Evergreen Road.

The program “Mask with a Message,” will provide 5-18 years-old free supplies while they last on a first-come, first-served basis.  Donors were also requested to include a message dedicated to someone they lost or who has recovered from COVID-19 so recipients will better understand how this virus has greatly affected our community. Attendees will drive up and a labeled bag will be placed in their trunk without having to leave car along with an important message about the coronavirus pandemic.

“We are all adjusting to the new normal brought upon by the novel coronavirus,” commented JoAnne Gurley, MBK Program Coordinator. “No population has been spared by COVID-19, including young people. Since it has been mandated that face coverings be worn in public places by the State of Michigan as well as national and local health departments, it is imperative that our youth have the proper protection to stay safe this summer.”

Donations are still being accepted. MBK-Southfield Chapter recognizes the generous sponsors for this effort including Comcast, Kroger, The Aubrey Lee, Jr. and Julius Readus Group and 411 Therapy. For more information, email or call (248) 796-4503.