This story was originally published on Stamford Moms.

The CDC has recommended that in instances where social distancing is impossible, people over the age of 2 wear non-medical masks, saying this is meant to slow the spread of the virus, and help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others. In some states, like Connecticut and New York, this is now required.

If you’re looking to purchase cloth face masks, several online retailers are now selling them. Some of them in fun patterns and many are even giving back for each purchase made or simply charging to cover the expenses of making the masks.

We have a list of places to purchase these masks, below:

Alex + Nova Kids
Kid and adult sizes.
 
For every mask sold, they are donating one mask to communities in need.
 
 
Donating face masks to first responders and healthcare workers with every purchase.
 
For every mask sold, one will be donated, until they reach 1 million masks donated.
 
For every pack bought, they will donate a pack to NY State Covid-19 Response Fund.
 
Cecil and Lou
Fits ages 10 – adult. First name monogram available on the mask.
 
Packs of 10 – 5 will be shipped to the person who orders, 5 will be shipped to those in need.
 
 
For every mask sold on the site, one mask will be donated to non-profit organizations across the country in need of non-medical masks. These masks are not being sold for-profit. The money charged for the masks pays the sewers & materials.
 
 
For every mask purchased, one will be donated to a local organization in need.
 
Gretchen Scott Designs
Masks & Gloves available in matching patterns.
Hedley and Bennett
For every mask purchased, one will be donated a worker on the frontlines.
Helmstedt
Profit from the sales of safety masks will be donated to WHO’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
Johnny Was
For every pack sold, the brand has committed to donating a pack to someone on the front lines in need of protection within the community.
LAmade Clothing
Child & adult sizes available.
 
Mommy and me styles. Read our interview with Lauren here.
Little Miss Dessa
Child & adult sizes available.
Los Angeles Apparel
All purchases help fund the brand’s production of surgical masks and medical gowns.
 
Lotuff Leather
Available in child and adult sizes. A portion of the proceeds from face covers will go to those in need of them within the Providence, RI community.  
 
For every product in the face mask collection sold, a mask will be donated to someone in the medical community.

MaskClub
For every mask purchased, one is donated to First Responders Children’s Foundation.

For each mask sold, one is donated, giving to essential workers and nonprofit organizations serving people experiencing homelessness.
 
Sammy + Nat
Child & adult masks available. Proceeds go to @wearFIGS Frontline Responders FUND.
 
Proceeds from mask purchases will allow the company to produce medical-grade masks for the health care professionals who need them.
 
Shelala
Toddler, youth & adult sizes. For every mask sold a mask will be donated to Person to Person.
 
Smocked Auctions
Adult & child masks, monogram available.
 
 

The CDC warns that cloth face coverings should not be placed on young children under age 2, anyone who has trouble breathing, or is unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.

The cloth face coverings recommended are not surgical masks or N-95 respirators. Those are critical supplies that must continue to be reserved for healthcare workers and other medical first responders, as recommended by current CDC guidance.

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