Sewing isolation gowns for staff of long-term care facilities

Sewing isolation gowns for staff of long-term care facilities

Pastor Martin Spoelstra of Discovery Church in Newcastle put out a call to his congregation with a request for help in sewing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) isolation gowns for staff working in long-term care facilities. He posted the request on the church’s Facebook page, then went a step further, directly emailing women in his congregation he knew were skilled at sewing. “And I asked them if they had any friends who were sewers, so pretty quickly we had about six people sewing,” he says.

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