Breaking News
More () »

Teen donates 3,000 masks to healthcare workers

Sara Robinson, an entrepreneur, shifted her business of making aprons and accessories to also help those in need.

ATLANTA — A Georgia teen is going the extra mile for healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

13-year-old Sara Robinson, aka “Sara Sews” from Bremen, has sewn over 3,000 face masks that she donated all over Georgia to doctor’s offices, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, UPS pilots, hospitals, city workers, and many more.

“A couple weeks ago a friend of ours who works for Ambucare reached out, asked us to make some cloth masks since the surgical masks…you can’t get many of them,” Robinson said. “So we started working on them and we came up with our masks, which what it does when you put it on the pleats stretches out so you can get it from your nose to below your chin.”

Sara, an entrepreneur, shifted her business of making aprons and accessories to also help those in need.

“We've donated mostly in Bremen, but we've also donated to New York to the hospitals there. We’ve donated to Ambucare, nursing homes, city workers, essential workers in Bremen, and nurses in the Bremen area. We’ve sewn over 2,000 of them, and donated them,” Robinson said.

Sara was recently recognized by her mayor and town council as a hometown hero for her work. Sara's the first person to be awarded a Hometown Hero in Bremen.

11Alive is focusing our news coverage on the facts and not the fear around the virus. We want to keep you informed about the latest developments while ensuring that we deliver confirmed, factual information.

We will track the most important coronavirus elements relating to Georgia on this page. Refresh often for new information.


Many 'Payment Status Not Available' people share an oddly specific set of circumstances

New pressure on Congress as funding for small businesses runs out

Real-time updates | More than 17,000 confirmed cases reported with 650 deaths in Georgia

These are the coronavirus hot spots in Georgia

Tracking COVID-19: Georgia Coronavirus Interactive map

Before You Leave, Check This Out