12-Year-Old Fashion Designer is Making Masks to Help Fight Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ashlyn So, a 12-year-old fashion designer who was just celebrating her runway collection at New York Fashion Week, is now joining the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19). After hearing that the doctors and nurses at her local hospital were facing a shortage of supplies, Ashlyn and her mom, Angela Wu decided to step up and help out. They are hand-sewing fashionable masks for healthcare workers who work at Mills-Peninsula Medical Hospital.

It was only a month and a half ago when I saw her collection at New York Fashion Week. Since then, the world has changed and we are having a very different conversation then I would have ever imagined. One in which Ashlyn is staying at home, balancing between doing homework and making masks. She urges other sewing enthusiasts and fashion designers to pick up a needle and sew.

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Join the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and go to Ashlyn’s website https://ashlynso.com/masks-for-healthcare-heroes. You can find out more information by going to WeNeedMasks.org.

She was even featured on ABC7 and Good Morning America! Check it out here:

ABC7: https://abc7news.com/coronavirus-masks-face-mask-donations-health-care-workers/6097994/

Good Morning America: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/style/story/12-year-fashion-designer-makes-masks-health-care-70117354

Be healthy and stay well!

Love always,

Jenny A.