Church to sew 1.5 million masks and 200,000 Surgical gowns by end of June

To protect health workers and community members around the world, Beehive Clothing has paused the sewing of sacred cloths to concentrate on sewing 1.5 million reusable masks and 200,000 Surgical gowns.

Beehive Clothing has a total of six plants in Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay, Philippines, and two in the United States. With this capacity, the sewing of 1.5 million masks and 200,000 Surgical gowns becomes possible. Sewing began in the first week of May after consultations were done in March and the implementation of the project towards the end of April.

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Peggy Cowherd, Managing Director for Material Department stated “We as a global church have sought ways to help and reach out to our brothers and sisters in Christ around the world…One way we can help is through offering our services from our sewing facilities.”

Beehive Clothing has about 1,000 employees across all the facilities helping to make the world a safer and better place. Jessie Peterson, a volunteer said, “It’s so great to have an opportunity to be able to provide something for other people, especially something that’s needed as much as this.”

The clothing company will resume production of regular sacred clothing in July.

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