Lesley Robbins, a local Bellaire resident, is known to her friends as a woman who “does it all.” When someone in the community is in need, or when someone has a project, Robbins is the first to volunteer her time and her creativity. When Robbins saw that Houston’s medical industry was in need of face shields – she jumped on the task and recruited her entire neighborhood to help create over 500 face shields.
Bentley Custom Homes, a local businesses, purchased and donated all of the supplies for her to create over 45 kits, complete with all of the supplies and tools needed to make the shields, a how-to guide, and a step by step video. Robbins delivered the kits to all of her neighbors who spent the last few days creating the masks, even writing encouraging messages and thank you notes inside the rims of the masks for the healthcare workers. Everyone contributed – from the 4-year-old that lives down the street to the 78-year-old that lives next door. The masks have been donated to the VA Hospital, St. Lukes, a local charity called Project C.U.R.E.
This community may be “stuck” at home, but they are still coming together for our healthcare heroes.