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Atlanta-based sock company starts program to supply front-line workers with masks

For every mask that Sock Fancy sells, they plan on donating one to first responders.

ATLANTA — An Atlanta-based sock company has found a way contribute to the fight against COVID-19.

Stephan Lewinger, the CEO of Sock Fancy, said they are adding masks to the inventory to donate to those on the front lines of the pandemic.

“It feels really good to be able to get back in some way," Leweinger said.

“Our goal is to get them in the hands of first responders, not intermediaries or someone who's going to distribute them," Lewinger explained. 

They are keeping other front-line workers in mind too.

“Hospitals, nursing homes, food banks.”

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For every mask that Sock Fancy sells, they plan on donating one to first responders. 

“We are super excited about the response," Lewinger said. 

They kicked off the donation program last week. They said the response has been amazing so far. 

“Since the launch on Friday we have sold over 20,000 masks," Lewinger said.

Learn more about the program on Sock Fancy's website.

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