WHY IS A CLOTHING BRAND PRODUCING MASKS?
When news broke in Spain, we considered helping by manufacturing protective supplies. Overcome by the situation, we did not see ourselves in the position to be able to do it and did not dive deep enough into it. Our first impulse was focusing on adapting our activity in order to be able to continue working.
It was a few days later when one of our Portuguese suppliers contacted us and showed us a reusable mask that they were manufacturing for the Police in their country.
This was the opportunity to help, we decided to get down to work and created a fund inside the company that some friends and SOLCIR (the solidarity platform of the EUIPO) wanted to join. We have already made a total of 4500 units to be donated urgently to Alicante General Hospital (our hometown), and also to San Juan de Alicante Hospital and other health centers.
You can read our full release on our blog.
OUR CROWDFUNDING PROJECT
At Trendsplant, our donation capacity is limited, this is the reason is why we have launched a crowdfunding project for anyone who wants to contribute so we can continue producing and donating to hospitals. You can read about out crowdfunding project here
UPDATE MAY 2020: Our crowdfunding raised 10225€ and all masks have been shipped to hospitals and residences for the elder.
#MASKS4ALL MAKE YOUR OWN MASK
We also remind you that the easiest part is to build your own mask at home by recycling for example a t-shirt you have at home, this is the fastest and cheapest way to get a mask. Here you have a link about how to make your own mask at home
It’s a reality, the demand of our product has been reduced, and as a consequence, the demand for our suppliers, creating these masks gives us the opportunity to keep our companies active, and thus be able to cover our operational costs.
That said, this does not mean that now we are going to start making masks and leaving clothes, this is just a measure we have considered that can help during the current scarcity and give them a bit of a positive vibe by adding our colorful elephant patterns.
THIS MASK IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR ONE OF SANITARY DEGREE (FFP2, FFP3, N95...).
THIS IS A "SOCIAL MASK" INTENTED TO PREVENT ASYMPTOMATIC INDIVIDUALS FROM SPREADING THE VIRUS. READ MORE ABOUT THIS AT WWW.MASKS4ALL.CO.
The BFA (bactericidal treatment) is certified by CITEVE (the official certification organization in Portugal) and the WHO (World Health Organization) and we follow the guideline included in the 0065:2020 UNE (Spain), you can find more info here