Fashion Designer Christian Siriano jumps into action

Siriano and his creative team hope to create a few thousand masks every week after seeing a plea for help from New York's governor.
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Transcript for Fashion Designer Christian Siriano jumps into action
Health care providers are concerned that in this time of crisis they are starting to run low on face masks and other medical supplies so here's a glimpse at how people are stepping up and helping out and if the face mask shortage. Take a look at fashion designer Christian Syria on now in his team. After hearing the plea for help from New York's governor for mastery on oh jumped into action you can seasonal selling right there. While using creative ways to socially distanced themselves. Syriana so that he hopes of the teen can produce a few thousand masks each week. It's not the only fashion designer helping out check out Rihanna Danielle she's turned her living room into a manes selling factory. Unfortunately our country. Was not ready to handle a hand and we don't have no matter I as simple as that. This may crisis or not I had the talent zoning. And what I can do right now. I can make masks can make medical supplies and what every time out whatever you do is everybody can do something. Now. Putting talents to Newsday L just finish setting fashion in Italy and has written as stun most least those and we got this on her masts. And when she got to fashion designer to how about check out these volunteers at Providence Saint Joseph health they've been churning out homemade equipment to fill the need for essential hospital supplies. The team is not only built surgical masks and they've also constructed face shields using. Approve materials that include marine grade vinyl strips of foam elastic bands and double sided tape of course god alone. That double sided tape multiple uses there. And the popular re taking cheap retail chain Joann fabrics has crafted a way to help locals. And front line workers to stores offering a do it yourself medical masks to. The store even uploaded a step by step YouTube tutorial on how to make it. Customers can either use them or bring their newly constructed masks back to any joy and fabric store to be donated to local hospitals. And first responders.

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