Latina women in Yonkers sew masks for the community
A group of Latina women from Yonkers are giving back by sewing masks for the community.
The group is called "Mujeres en Accion" which translates to "women in action" and is part of Catholic Charities.
The Yonkers women first came together in 2015 to sew tablecloths that Pope Francis used in his masses while visiting New York.
After, they continued sewing to earn extra income but now they're using their skills to help their fellow neighbors stay safe. "I feel I can save some lives with donated masks," says Adelaida Marroquin, Mujeres en Accion.
The group is sewing more than 200 masks a week which are then distributed by Catholic Charities to those most in need.
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