The SoCal Makers Covid-19 Response Team is fiscally backed by Hack+, a 501(c)(3) charity, EIN 81-1543325. Contributions through Donorbox are tax deductible.

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4/18/2020

As of today, the team has produced over 4400 face shields. Of these, over 2800 have been physically delivered to 34 different hospitals and health care centers.

4/16/2020

The SoCal Makers Covid-19 Response Team continues to grow. We now have over 100 active volunteers, with that number expected to grow dramatically as robotics teams across the Los Angeles area are stepping up to join our cause. We now have students or mentors from 14 (!!) high school FIRST robotics teams in the area.…
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4/14/2020

4/14 Update — Today I wanted to share with you a few photos, each with their own special story. Over the last couple days, FIRST Robotics team 7157 (MuBotics) joined our group looking to help assemble our face shields for final delivery to hospitals. In just two days, the ~10 students from the team cleaned,…
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4/13/2020

“This is going to save our lives”
“These are amazing, can we please get more?!”
“Our medical staff are so grateful for this delivery.”

4/11/2020

First and foremost, we want to once again send out a huge THANK YOU to all the folks supporting this cause. We are committed to keep this going for as long as we need to. We have termed a new team hashtag which we hope you can help spread: #SoCalMakersRespond As of tonight, 21 healthcare…
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4/10/2020

Very exciting news today! Our project was featured in the Long Beach Grunion newspaper (the paper version), which talked about the origins of our mission and how the students of Long Beach are involved. You can read the article here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/13Fz4T_0DygZiQ9_tF20_NlL3xkk0OOKY/view?usp=sharing We also have a brand new project website, which is where future daily updates, media,…
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4/9/2020

Our team now has a more official title: The SoCal Makers Covid Response Team! Our creative volunteers have contributed their artistic talents to help produce a logo, which will start appearing on our hospital delivery boxes in the form of stickers and other mediums. A website is also in work, which will streamline communications and…
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4/8/2020

Shields are in transit all across America! Shipments of face shields to Brooklyn NY, Ramsey NJ, Boston MA, and Chicago IL are all arriving to the healthcare workers in need over the next couple days. Of course, local deliveries are carrying on as we approach 1000 shields delivered (and close to 2000 produced). Our volunteer…
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