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(From left) On behalf of the nonprofit organization, GreenFare Health and Wellness, Keith Black delivers a kit of precut masks and supplies to Reyna Diaz to sew. The nonprofit's project is a win-win for the newly employed seamstress and for individuals looking to purchase or receive contributed masks.

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Contracted Locally, Makers Sew 45,000 Face Masks

New jobs for unemployed and new revenue stream for nonprofit.

Unthinkable scenarios happened in early March. The COVID-19 pandemic hurled itself into Northern Virginia; small and large businesses shuttered and unemployment rates escalated.

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