HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville City Schools (HCS) received a generous donation of 5,000 face masks from industry partner Toyota Alabama.
The masks were produced by local Toyota employees using existing resources and materials while regular production lines were idle due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We were looking for opportunities to support the community," said Kim Ogles, Toyota Alabama corporate communications analyst. "In assessing community needs, we realized there was a huge gap in availability of face masks, so our team went to work."
The district will use the masks as needs arise during the summer. HCS thanked Toyota team members who contributed in creating the masks. Additionally, HCS values the partnership and support of Toyota Alabama, not only with this particular donation, but throughout the school year.