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‘Ma(s)king a Difference’ Protects Frontline Workers In Austin

By Catharine Li, Reporter | July 10, 2020

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise across the State of Texas, extended efforts to help slow the spread of the virus by wearing a mask and staying at home when possible remain the new normal. Nationwide, many have stepped up to assist essential workers and community facilities in the wake of concerns of shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), and the Ma(s)king a Difference campaign is doing just that.  Originally established in California on Monday, May 4, student founder Nitya Devisetti ‘21 started the organization with aims to bring together individual efforts from around the country and form a network of regional volunteer communities to support COVID-19 response. Ma(s)king a Difference chapters have since been established in six other states and in...

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