Bass Pro Shop Founder to Donate One MIllion Face Masks

Foxbourough and Berlin/Hudson area recieves 20,000 masks

FOXBOROUGH, MASS (WLNE) –  Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops founder, is personally donating FDA-approved ASTM Level 1 masks to health care workers.

The nationwide donation comes as supplies for personal protective equipment are in high demand and in short supply.

Critical supplies like face masks have been rapidly depleted due to the influx of patients.

The donations began on Monday, May 4, and Morris plans to donate to the following:

  • Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford, MA
  • Sturdy Memorial Hospital, Attleboro, MA
  • UMASS Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA
  • Local Fire, Police and First Responders

A video of workers preparing and packing masks can be seen here:

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