Orange County 4-H makes masks for local organizations, including Minisink Valley’s Transportation Department

Hannah making face masksOrange County 4-H members, which includes a Minisink Valley student, have made masks for health care workers, first responders and essential workers to help them in their work during this COVID-19 outbreak.

Fifth-grader Hannah Wieboldt, with help from brother Silas, made 10 masks which were delivered to the Minisink Valley Transportation Department.  Each weekday, different staff members deliver breakfasts and lunches to identified Minisink Valley families.masks

The masks were part of a larger community service project through Orange County 4-H. Other members donated the masks they made to different Orange County organizations. 4-H is a community of young people across the nation who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills.

bus driver wearing masks“Our transportation team, and all the volunteers involved in our daily meal delivery, are making a huge, positive impact on the daily lives of identified Minisink Valley families,” said Harold Nicholson, transportation director. “We are grateful for their ongoing commitment to helping others and to Hannah and her friends for being so thoughtful to think of us, and other Orange County organizations, during this challenging time.”